Bektemir Melikuziev will defend his WBA Continental Americas Tremendous Middleweight title for the primary time on Saturday towards veteran Gabriel Rosado in one of the vital attention-grabbing fights to be held on the Don Haskins Heart in El Paso, Texas.
The Golden Boy Promotions occasion will function Jaime Munguia vs. Kamil Zseremeta as the primary struggle. Melikuziev and Rosado will likely be within the co-feature struggle and each made weight on Friday.
The Uzbek champion hit the scales at 168 kilos, whereas the American challenger weighed 168 kilos, each on the division restrict.
Melikuziev is barely 25 years outdated and boasts spectacular expertise along with his bodily power. The Rio 2016 silver medalist will likely be making his eighth skilled struggle towards a veteran of a thousand battles in what’s a real check for his rising profession.
Rosado is an change boxer who normally provides nice fights to the general public and has fought towards Jermell Charlo, Willie Monroe Jr., Gennady Golovkin, Daniel Jacobs, amongst others. At 35 years of age, he is aware of he wants a win to remain alive and can look to construct on that have towards the ten years youthful Melikuziev.
The Uzbek is undefeated in 7 fights, 6 of them gained by KO, whereas the American has 25 wins, 13 losses, 1 draw, and 14 KOs.