Tokyo Olympics Boxing Live: Big Boxing Shocker for India, World No. 1 Amit Panghal knocked out in opening match of Olympics

Tokyo Olympics Boxing Live: Big Boxing Shocker for India, World No. 1 Amit Panghal knocked out in opening match of Olympics
Tokyo Olympics Boxing Live: Big Boxing Shocker for India, World No. 1 Amit Panghal knocked out in opening match of Olympics

Tokyo Olympics Boxing Live – Amit Panghal Defeated: This will come as a very big shock to Indian boxking fraternity. World’s No. 1 boxer Amit Panghal has lost out in his 1st match itself at Tokyo Olympics. Contrary to the norm, Panghal was very defenisve against Martinez Rivas of Colombia and that costed Indian boxer the match. Rio Olympic Silver medallist Rivas lost the Round 1 to the Indian but than came back to win next two rounds to win the bout by 4-1 margin. Follow Tokyo Olympics Updates on InsideSport.co

Tokyo Olympics Boxing Live – Amit Panghal Defeated: Indian male boxers are having bad time at the Olympics with a exception of Satish Kumar in 91Kg category. 4 out of 5 Indian male boxers participating at the Olympics got ousted in Round 1 itself.

Tokyo Olympics Boxing Live: Defensive Amit Panghal shocked in Round 1, Rio Silver medallist Rivas beat Indian 4-1

ROUND 3 Amit Panghal vs Martinez Rivas LIVE

  • Last 30 seconds – can AMIT Comeback
  • Another good right hook by RIVAS
  • Amit struggling here – he needs to attack or this is going out of his hand
  • Rio Silver medallist is looking a better boxer
  • More agressive Rivas is leading here
  • This is very defensive display by Amit

ROUND 2 Amit Panghal vs Martinez Rivas LIVE

  • Judges gives verdict in favor of Rivas 4-1
  • Round 2 looks for on even-keel
  • Rivas is not connecting – but he is on attacking spree
  • Amit looking little defensive to start with

ROUND 1 Starts

  • Judges vote in favor of Amit 4-1
  • Round little in favor of Amit – see what judges think
  • Martinez is not giving up, last 35 seconds to Round 1
  • 48-52kg Pre Quarter
  • Very positive on his feet Panghal
  • Amit brilliant punch on the face of RIVAS
  • Big battle this is – Absolutely very agressive start to the bout
  • Amit Panghal vs Martinez Rivas LIVE Starts

@7:30AM: Amit Panghal vs Martinez Rivas LIVE starts @ 7:30 AM – This is Last 16 clash & Panghal will  become 2nd MALE Boxer to enter quarterfinals. Satish Kumar has already made it to the Quarterfinals of 91 kg – Can Amit Panghal join him in last 8?

@6:44AM: Amit Panghal vs Martinez Rivas LIVE – Big battle this is for Amit Panghal. Rivas is RIO Olympic Silver medallist in the category – but Indian boxer is the man in form & current World No.1, who will win this – follow all live updates

Tokyo Olympics Boxing Live: World No. 1 Amit Panghal will begin his Olympic medal quest at 7:30 AM, Follow Panghal vs Rivas LIVE Updates

Amit Panghal vs Martinez Rivas LIVE: For Panghal, the World No.1 boxer in the flyweight category, a medal is a minimum requirement, and he will look to live up to those expectations when he ventures into the ring on Saturday. However, he starts off with a difficult fixture, with Martinez having won the silver at the Rio Olympics five years ago. Panghal for all the expectations will be competing in his very first Olympics having burst onto the scene in 2017. 

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Tokyo Olympics Boxing Live – Amit Panghal vs Martinez Rivas LIVE: The 25-year-old won the silver medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, before clinching the gold at the Asian Games. He also won a gold medal in Boxing World Cup 2020 and will look to continue his good form into the Olympics. His Colombian opponent also has medals from the World Championships and the Pan American Games and will put the top-seeded Indian to a stern test. Panghal got a bye in the first round, and needs just two wins to confirm a spot at the podium, and will be India’s biggest hope for a medal. 

Match Details: Amit Panghal vs Yurberjen Martínez (Boxing- Men’s flyweight round of 16)

Time: 7:30 AM IST

Date: 31-07-2021

Venue: Kokugikan Arena

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Tokyo Olympics TV coverage: Amit Panghal vs Yurberjen Martínez (Boxing- Men’s flyweight round of 16)

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Tokyo Olympics Live stream: Amit Panghal vs Yurberjen Martínez (Boxing- Men’s flyweight round of 16)

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Tokyo Olympics Boxing Live: Big Boxing Shocker for India, World No. 1 Amit Panghal knocked out in opening match of Olympics

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