GL: Congrats on your victory. Can you give us some thoughts on your performance? "Thank you. I had a great training camp in Detroit at Kronk boxing gym for about 6 weeks. I learned a lot, the training , sparring improved my skills which I put to use in this fight. My power and skills are going to rule the junior welterweight and welterweight divisions."
GL: How did it feel to make your American debut on such a significant card?
Shohjahon Ergashev: "My promoter Dmitriy Salita did everything he promised and more. I had a very good turn out from the Uzbekistan community in New York city and I know at my next fight will be even more people. I love fighting and training in America. I am coming for the knockout every time I come into the ring and aim to impress boxing fans with my power and exciting performances."
GL: Now that you've gotten your US debut out of the way, what are some of your immediate goals for 2018?
SE: "I believe I am going to fight January 12th on ShoBox. I am going home to rest for two weeks and then it will be back to training camp in Detroit. I can’t wait to be on TV."
GL: Is there anybody specifically that you feel would be a great fight for you to take your career to the next level?
SE: "I would like to knock out Adrien Broner beat Sergey Lipinets and the other top contenders and champions in my division. I put the division on notice it’s all a matter of time."
GL: Is there anything you'd like to say in closing?
SE: "Thank you to my promoter Salita Promotions, my trainers Sugar Hill and Rick Phillips as well as all the fans that came to show me support."