Earlier today it was revealed that Russian based Uzbek puncher Shohjahon Ergashev (6-0, 6) had signed a promotional deal with former world title challenger Dmitry Salita, and Salita's promotional outfit "Salita Promotions".
The promising 25 year old turned professional last year, debuting just days after his last birthday, and made an immediate impact with an opening round blow out win over fellow debutant Arzu Aliev. He has since added 5 wins this year, including 3 opening round blow outs one of which lasted just 16 seconds.
In the ring the youngster is an aggressive and exciting fighter who looks to set a fast pace in every fight, showing why he has scored 5 stoppages in the first 2 rounds. He does however need to face a better test than he has done so far for us to know just how good he is.
Hopefully Salita will manage to showcase Ergachev's ability in the US in the near future, and it seems likely that'll happen on a "Detriot Brawl" show, hopefully before the end of 2016. Saying that however there is no need to rush the youngster who has a lot of time to develop his skills and make a name for himself, potentially becoming the catalyst for the top Uzbek amateurs to follow him to the US and to become notable professionals.
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