Deepak Bhoria, Nishant Dev be part of Hussamuddin in world boxing quarters

Three Indian boxers could have the chance to make sure a medal on the world boxing championships in Tashkent on Wednesday. Deepak Bhoria (51kg) and Nishant Dev (71kg) reached the quarter-finals on Tuesday, whereas Commonwealth Video games medallist Mohammad Hussamuddin had additionally punched his last-8 ticket.

Deepak Bhoria(IBA)

Bhoria once more impressed together with his abilities, getting the higher of Zhang Jiamao of China within the pre-quarterfinals. Although he gained the bout by a unanimous 5-0 margin, it was a troublesome battle. Bhoria did nicely to maintain an attacking Zhang at bay whereas touchdown his punches precisely. The primary spherical was shut however Bhoria stepped it up within the second and gained 5-0, placing Zhang beneath strain within the remaining spherical. He confirmed urgency and stored scoring, ending with a barrage of punches.

Bhoria, who beat Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist and 2021 world champion Saken Bibossinov 5-2 within the earlier spherical, will again himself in opposition to Diushebaev Nurzhigit of Kyrgyzstan within the quarters. A semi-final entry will affirm a medal.

“Today, I tried to get the momentum early in the bout and lure my opponent before striking accurate punches. I will give my best in the next match to ensure a medal for India,” he stated.

Nishant Dev cruised by means of his pre-quarterfinals, successful by RSC (Referee Stopped Bout) in opposition to Goqahaa Nidal of Palestine. Nishant landed stable blows within the first spherical that proved sufficient for him. Within the quarters, he’ll face Jorge Cuellar Of Cuba. Nishant, who misplaced within the quarter-finals of the 2021 version, can be eager to make amends.

The seasoned Hussamuddin (57kg) will face Bulgaria’s J Diaz Ibanez for a spot within the semis. The 2-time CWG medallist has proven tremendous kind within the event and has gained all three bouts by unanimous margin.

It was a disappointing finish to the campaigns of Sachin Siwach (54kg) and Akash Sangwan (67kg) as they misplaced to Kazakhstan opponents by similar 5-0 margins. Siwach gave his all however couldn’t match the category of worlds silver medallist and high seed Makhmud Sabyrkhan. Sangwan misplaced to Kazakhstan’s Dulat Bekbauov.

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