Shakram Giyasov marked his Wembley debut by paying tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo after victory in the first fight of the Anthony Joshua v Alexaner Povetkin undercard.
The welterweight beat Nicaraguan Julio Laguna by stopping him in the fifth round, recording his fifth professional victory after five fights.
And the Uzbek opted to celebrate with a routine rarely seen in the boxing ring.
The Uzbek roars with delight after flooring his opponent and winning by stoppage
The boxer, who turned professional after Rio 2016, takes flight as part of his routine
As his rival stands in one corner, Giyasov takes advantage of the near-empty ring to pull out his tribute act.
ANTHONY JOSHUA v ALEXANDER POVETKIN FIGHT CARD
WBA Intercontinental Championship: Sergey Kuzmin vs David Price
British Cruiserweight Championship: Matty Askin vs Lawrence Okoli
Final Eliminator for Cruiserweight Championship: Luke Campbell v Ykan Mendy
WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO Heavyweight Championship: Anthony Joshua v Alexander Povetkin
From a running start, he copies Ronaldo’s trademark mid-air twirl, before throwing his arms out to mimic the celebration.
Giyasov ended his version with an emphatic fist-pump.
Although with the main fight still several hours away, there wan’t a particularly big crowd around to appreciate it.
The fight against Laguna was scheduled for eight rounds.
However, it lasted five before the Central American lost his 13-fight unbeaten record.
Giyasov won welterweight silver at Rio 2016.
However, he lost a close final to Kazakhstan pugilist Daniyar Yeleussinov.
Following Giyasov’s fight, there are another three scheduled before Joshua and Povetkin take to the ring.
Liverpool-born veteran David Price faces Sergey Kuzmin in the next fight on the bill, before British fighters Matty Askin and Lawrence Okoli face off.
Luke Campbell and Yvan Mendy are the last pair into the ring before the headliners as they contest the final eliminator for the Cruiserweight Championship.
Giyasov stopped Julio Laguna in the fifth-round at Wembley in the first fight of the night