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Who won Melikuziev vs Rosado II?
Bektemir Melikuziev beat Gabriel Rosado by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 22nd April 2023 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 99-91, 99-91, 99-91 in favor of winner Bektemir Melikuziev.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis beating Ryan Garcia. Also, on the undercard Elijah Garcia beat Kevin Salgado and David Morrell defeated Yamaguchi Falcao for the WBA World Super Middleweight title.
Melikuziev vs Rosado II stats
Back in April 2023, Bektemir Melikuziev stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Gabriel Rosado made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 16 loses and 1 draw.
Bektemir Melikuziev was the younger man by 10 years, at 27 years old.
Rosado had a height advantage of 2 inches over Melikuziev. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Bektemir Melikuziev fought out of the southpaw stance, while Gabriel Rosado was an orthodox fighter.
Melikuziev was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 31 less fights, and made his debut in 2019, 13 year and 5 months later than Rosado, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 284 less professional rounds, 56 to Rosado's 340.
Melikuziev vs Rosado II form
Melikuziev had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Ulises Sierra on 28th January 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at YouTube Theater, Inglewood, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Sladan Janjanin on 6th August 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Dickies Arena, Fort Worth.
Going into that contest, he had won against David Zegarra on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at USC Galen Center, California.
Before that, he had beat Sergei Ekimov on 17th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
He had been beaten by Gabriel Rosado on 19th June 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Don Haskins Center, Texas, United States.
Gabriel Rosado had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Ali Akhmedov on 17th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Shane Mosley Jr on 9th April 2022 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Alamodome, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jaime Munguia on 13th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim.
Before that, he had defeated Bektemir Melikuziev on 19th June 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Don Haskins Center, Texas.
He had lost to Daniel Jacobs on 27th November 2020 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Bektemir Melikuziev had been fighting more than Gabriel Rosado.
Going to this contest, Bektemir Melikuziev had last fought 2 months and 25 days ago, while Gabriel Rosado's last outing had been 7 months and 5 days ago.
Melikuziev's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Rosado's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Melikuziev vs Rosado II start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Melikuziev vs Rosado II?
Bektemir Melikuziev was a 1/14 (-1400) favourite going into the contest, while Gabriel Rosado made his way into the ring at 7/1 (+700) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Bektemir Melikuziev - KO||83.33%|
|Gabriel Rosado - KO||16.67%|
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