Olympic champion and top heavyweight prospect Bakhodir Jalolov (12-0, 12 KOs) from Uzbekistan will return to the ring this month.
No, he will not hold the 13th fight on a pro. He is preparing to participate in a major international amateur tournament Strandzha Cup (Bulgaria) — the competition will be held from 18 to 27 February.
The thing is that Jalolov did not give up the idea of becoming a two-time Olympic champion. And the gold medal at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris (France) is now a priority for him over his professional career.
Last year, the prospect had three fights – the journeymen were knocked out in turn
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In December, Jalolov announced his readiness to fight with any of the top 10 heavyweights, and the coach of the Uzbekistan national team is confident that “Usik can be defeated.” At the beginning of the year, rumors spread that Jalolov would be raised by the opposition.