2021 Asian Boxing Championships Highlights: Pooja Rani Wins Silver, Mary Kom and Lalbuatsaihi Bag
Highlights of the 2021 Asian Boxing Championships: Pooja Rani won the gold medal in her category.© BFI
Pooja Rani won gold in the women’s 75kg middleweight final at the Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai on Sunday. She beat Mavluda Movlonova in shock for the gold medal. Meanwhile, MC Mary Kom crashed in a narrow split-decision loss to Kazakhstan’s Nazym Kyzaibay in the women’s 51kg final. The legendary Indian boxer won the silver medal. The six-time world champion beat Lutsaikhan Altantsetseg in the semi-finals on Thursday. Meanwhile, Lalbuatsaihi (64 kg) also won the silver medal in his category, losing to Milana Safronova. Anupama (+ 81 kg) also won a silver medal, losing to Lazzat Kungeibayeva in the final.
Highlights of the Dubai Asian Women’s Singles Boxing Championships final
Round 3: Anupama loses in his last fight!
India Anupama lost to Lazzat Kungeibayeva (Kazakhstan) in the women’s heavyweight final (81 + kg).
Round 3: Anupama trying to get into the front foot!
Anupama must increase his pressure and not let his opponent deliver these blows! It could be gold for Anupama.
Round 2: A round of hard work for Anupama!
Lazzat Kungeibayeva increased her pressure on Anupama and really amplified her movements. But Kungeibayeva didn’t really land a lot of hits!
Round 2: Lazzat Kungeibayeva’s threat increases!
Lazzat Kungeibayeva is closing in on Anupama with a few hits, but nothing has materialized yet. Anupama must rework his tactics!
Round 1: It gets harder by Anupama!
Lazzat Kungeibayeva really uses her size and strength against Anupama. the
Round 1: Anupama throws some punches early!
Anupama tries to fight her way past Lazzat Kungeibayeva with a few powerful first punches!
Women’s heavyweight (81 + kg) Final: Anupama will win India’s second gold medal?
Anupama (India) faces Lazzat Kungeibayeva (Kazakhstan) in the Women’s Heavy final (81 + kg).
Fariza Sholtay wins!
Fariza Sholtay wins the Women’s Light Heavy (75-81kg) final by beating Ruzmetova Sokhiba.
Women’s heavyweight (75-81 kg), final
Currently, the women’s lightweight (75-81 kg) final takes place between Uzbekistan Ruzmetova Sokhiba and Fariza Sholtay.
Round 3: Pooja Rani wins!
Pooja Rani wins India’s first gold medal tonight! She beat Mavluda Movlonova in the women’s midfield final (69-76 kg).
Round 3: Pooja Rani surprised by the quick start of Mavluda Movlonova!
It was a quick start from Mavluda Movlonova, and Pooja Rani looks a little less lively now.
Round 2: Pooja Rani needs to improve!
Towards the end of Round 2, Mavluda Movlova added some big hits on Pooja Rani, but the Indian still has time!
10:07 p.m. (IST)
Round 2: Good display of aggressiveness of the two boxers
Pooja Rani and Mavluda Movlonova haven’t really managed to find a big punch so far.
10:05 p.m. (IST)
Round 1: Pooja Rani maintains his pressure!
Pooja Rani kept the pressure on and finished the first round on a high note!
Round 1: Pooja Rani will aim to dominate!
Pooja Rani looks pretty snappy from the start and will aim to cement some dominance. Good balance by the Indian!
10:00 p.m. (IST)
Women’s average final (69-76 kg): the next step is Pooja Rani!
Pooja Rani takes on Mavluda Movlonova from Uzbekistan. Can the Indian win a gold medal?
Valentina Khalzova wins!
Valentina Khalzova defeated Navbhakor Khamidova to win her Women’s Welter Final (64-69 kg) by unanimous decision!
Women Welter (64-69kg) Final!
Kazakhstani Valentina Khalzova is currently facing Navbakhor Khamidova (Uzbekistan) in the final!
Round 3: Lalbuatsaihi loses in the final!
Kazakh Milana Safronova won the final (3: 2) against Lalbuatsaihi in the Women’s Light Welter (60-64kg).
The third round begins!
It was a good start for both boxers. Now it all depends on who performs well in the third round!
9:35 p.m. (IST)
Round 2: Lalbuatsaihi must increase the pressure!
Lalbuatsaihi makes his opponent pay with formidable punches. Round 2 finished!
The second round begins!
Lalbuatsaihi was a bit imprecise in the previous round, now it’s her turn to continue her efforts and test Milana Safronova!
9:30 p.m. (IST)
Round 1: Good performance from Lalbuatsaihi!
The young Lalbuatsaihi was quick and showed Milaana Safronova what she can do! A few quick punches thrown!
The first round begins!
Young Lalbuatsaihi has nothing to lose against Milana Safronova’s vast experience, and her performance in the Women’s Light Welter (60-64kg) final at the moment. The flowing Indian style is a treat to watch!
The next step is the Lalbuatsaihi fight!
In the next fight, Lalbuatsaihi (India) will face Kazakhstani Milana Safronova in the Women’s Light Welter (60-64kg) final.
Rimma Volossenko gets her gold medal
Kazakhstan’s Rimma Volossenko sealed a first-round knockout victory over Huswatun Hasanah (Indonesia) in the Women’s Lightweight final (57-60 kg). She’s getting her gold medal now!
Sitora Turdidekova gets her gold medal!
Sitora Turdibekova of Uzbekistan defeated Vladislava Kukhta (Kazakhstan) in the final of the women’s feather final (54-57 kg). She received her gold medal.
9:06 p.m. (IST)
Sakshi gets her bronze medal!
Dina Zholman received her gold medal for the women’s feather final (54-57 kg). She beat Sitora Shogdarova in the final. India Sakshi also received her bronze medal. She lost to Zholman in the semifinals.
MC Mary Kom receives her silver medal!
Mary Kom receives her silver medal in the 51kg Women Fly category. She lost in the final against Nazym Kyzaibay.
Awarding of medals for completed events!
The medal ceremony for the 48kg category continues at the moment!
Rimma Volossenko wins!
The Kazakhstani Rimma Volossenko won by KO in the first round against Huswatun Hasanah (Indonesia) in the final of the Light Women (57-60 kg).
The next step is the final of the Light Women category (57-60 kg)!
Huswatun Hasanah (Indonesia) faces Rimma Volossenko (Kazakhstan) in the Women’s Light Final (57-60kg).
Sitora Turdibekova wins!
Sitora Turdibekova of Uzbekistan defeated Kazakhstani Vladislava Kukhta in the women’s featherweight final (54-57 kg).
It’s time for the women’s feather final (54-57 kg)!
In the women’s feather final (54-57 kg), Kazakhstani Vladislava Kukhta faces Uzbekistan Sitora Turdibekova!
Dina Zholman wins !!
In the Women’s Bantam category (51-54 kg), Dina Zholman defeated Sitora Shogdarova in the final (3: 2).
8:06 p.m. (IST)
The next step is the women’s bantam final (51-54 kg)!
In the next summit bout, Kazakhstan’s Dina Zholaman will face Uzbekistan Sitora Shogdarova in the women’s Bantam final (51-54 kg).
8:05 p.m. (IST)
MC Mary Kom loses by split decision!
Nazym Kyzaibay won by split decision over MC Mary Kom in the women’s fly final (48-51 kg).
Round 3: The final round begins!
Mary Kom increased her aggressiveness and started throwing big punches. Nazym Kyzaibay was forced into a defensive position in this round.
Good technique during the second round!
Nazym Kyzaibay tried to go all-in in the second round, but couldn’t quite get past Mary Kom’s defensive position. There was some great Kyzaibay stuff, but Mary Kom’s footwork was a treat for fans to watch!
The second round begins!
Round 2 has started and Nazym Kyzaibay appears to be under pressure. This is what Mary Kom wants; his opponents for running out of stamina in the later stages! Good tactics from Indian legend!
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