Asian champion in 49kg weight class Nodirjon Mirzakhmedov was scheduled to face Zarshod Jalolov from Samarkand. But Jalolov was not able to come to the ring on time and Nodirjon secured to go quarterfinals without fighting.
After this press service of Uzbekistan National Boxing federation hold a short interview with him.
" I properly trained with my coaches Bekzod Khidirov and Rinat Yusupov for this championship. That would be better if I fought. So what I can say that I will show my potensial against my next opponents. I won national championship twice. I show respect to all my opponents and thing their opportunities are also high. I regard that mainly the fighters, who are the members of Uzbekistan young national team, will be more problem for us."