Bektemir Melikuiziev to defend his WBA Continental Americas against Marco Antonio Periban

Bektemir Melikuiziev (4-0, 3 KOs) will defend his WBA Continental Americas against Marco Antonio Periban (25-5-1, 16 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico in a 10-round clash on 14 February.

The 2016 Olympic Silver medalist from Uzbekistan maintained his perfect record after outpointing Vaughn Alexander over 10 rounds to claim WBA Continental Americas title at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California.