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Who won Melikuziev vs Rosado?
Gabriel Rosado beat Bektemir Melikuziev by knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 19th June 2021 at Don Haskins Center in El Paso.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 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 Jaime Munguia beating Kamil Szeremeta. Also, on the undercard Blair Cobbs beat Brad Solomon.
Melikuziev vs Rosado stats
Back in June 2021, Bektemir Melikuziev stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 7 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Gabriel Rosado made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 13 loses and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Melikuziev had a large advantage in power over Rosado, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Rosado's 56%.
Bektemir Melikuziev was the younger man by 10 years, at 25 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 32 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 288 less professional rounds, 52 to Rosado's 340.
Melikuziev vs Rosado form
Melikuziev had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Morgan Fitch on 13th February 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Alan Campa on 30th October 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Oscar Cortes on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, California.
Before that, he had defeated Vaughn Alexander on 13th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
He had won against Clay Collard on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada.
Rosado had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Humberto Gutierrez Ochoa on 20th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Maciej Sulecki on 15th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.
Before that, he had drawn with Luis Arias on 17th November 2018 by split draw at Kansas Star Arena, Kansas.
He had beat Glen Tapia on 19th October 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, Nevada.
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 4 months and 6 days ago, while Gabriel Rosado's last outing had been 6 months and 23 days ago.
Melikuziev's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.2 rounds on average.
Rosado's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 8 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
What time did Melikuziev vs Rosado start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Don Haskins Center, El Paso, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
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