Uzbek heavyweight star Bakhodir Jalolov met in a contest for gold with American Richard Torrez, who defeated Kazakhstani heavyweight Kamshybek Kunkabaev in the semifinals. The final fight ended with Jalolov's victory by unanimous decision of the judges - 5:0. In the second round, Torres was knocked down and reduced one point for a dangerous head attack.
Thus, Bakhodir Jalolov won the Olympic gold medal for the first time in his career. Also on the list of his achievements is the gold of the 2019 World Championship and three victories at the Asian Championship (2017, 2019, 2021).