Yesterday, at the Sony Hall in New York, there was two different Uzbek fighters in action, both of whom picked up wins.
The most notable of those was Uzbek Heavyweight hopeful Bakhodir Jalolov (6-0, 6), who stopped 37 year old American Brendan Barrett (7-3-2, 5) in the opening round.
The victory saw Jalolov winning his first title, the the lightly regarded NABF Junior Heavyweight title.
As well as the big man at Heavyweight the event also saw a win for Hurshidbek Normatov (8-0, 3) who took a a clear 6 round decision win over American Calvin Metcalf (9-2-1, 2), with scores of 60-53 from all 3 judges.
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