Bakhtiyor Norov was born on March 15th, 1977 in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Bakhtiyor is a retired amateur in Boxing, Muay Thai, Sambo and Universal Fight fighter. At the age of 11 he was introduced to gymnastics and wrestling by his father. When he turned 13 he started boxing and throughout his athletic life he has become a winner of various championships in Boxing, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Sambo, Pencak Silat and Unifight.
Bakhtiyor Norov is a Master of Sports, International Class; 7 time world champion in Muay Thai, Muay Boran, Kickboxing and Universal fight among amateurs in Greece, Check Republic, Thailand, Ukraine and Russia. He is also 4-times World Champion in Muay Thai, Kickboxing and Universal fight among professionals in the USA, Thailand and Italy, Medalist of the Asian Championship in Pencak Silat. Bakhtiyor is a vice-president of Unifight federation of Uzbekistan.
Bakhtiyor Norov has coached World Champions before he moved to the USA in 2017.
Some of them are
Sirozhiddin “Eshon” Eshanbaev – medalist of the World Championship in Sambo and Unifight World Champion in MMA
Murtazaev Ikhtiyor – World Champion in Kickboxing & World Championship medalist in Universal Fight (Unifight)
Dalimov Nuriddin – Asian and World Champion in Unifight
Ablakulov Murodullo – 2-times World Champion in grappling and World Champion in Sambo and Wushu Sanda
Odil Sirozhiddinov – 3-timse silver medalist in hand-to-hand fighting world championship
Alisher Abdullaev – 4-times World Champion in Unifight
Amanov Zhamol – Asian and World Champion in Unifight
Alisher Sherboev – World Champion in Wushu Sanda
Tillaev Khasan – medalist in World Championship in Muay Thai
Tillaev Khusan – medalist in World Championship in Muay Thai
Khasankhon Baratov – World Champion in kickboxing, medalist in Unifight, Asian Champion in hand-to-hand fight, medalist in Pencak Silat.
Khusan Baratov – medalist in Asian Championship in kickboxing and Pencak Silat
Shavkat Boltabaev – World Champion in Unifight
Mansur Bobokulov – World Champion in Muay Thai
Sobirjon Gulomov – World Champion in Muay Thai