Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Uzbekistan’s light heavyweight boxer Bektemir Melikuziev clinched another victory in the professional boxing bout.
Bektemir Melikuziev faced Morgan Fitch of the United States just two weeks after he was supposed to fight former 175-pound champion Sergey Kovalev.
Melikuziev (7-0, 6 KOs) scored two knockdowns during the third round. Referee Jack Reiss stopped the action at 2:08 of the third round, after Melikuziev landed what looked like a low left hand at
Bektemir Melikuziev had to face Sergey Kovalev on 30 January at Fantasy Springs, but the bout was canceled last because the Russian boxer was tested positive for synthetic testosterone, a banned substance.