Ashish Kumar vs Tuoheta Erbieke Olympics 2021 Boxing LIVE: Men's middleweight score, updates & commentary

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJul 26, 2021 15:27 IST

Ashish Kumar will face off against China's Erbieke Tuoheta in the Men's middleweight Round of 32.


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That's all from our side for now. Hope you keep following Sportskeeda and supporting team India at the Tokyo Olympics.

This is Anurag Bansal signing off. Until next time!

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That brings us to the end of India's Boxing bout in the Men's Middleweight (75 kg) category. Unfortunately, Ashish Kumar has crashed out of Olympics 2020.

It was a great fight on display, but it was Erbieke Tuoheta from China who eventually prevailed. He will now move to the round of 16.

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Even though Ashish Kumar gave it his all, Erbieke Tuoheta was extremely accurate with his punches and blocks.

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Final scorecard

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The referee officially declares Erbieke Tuoheta from China as the winner as we come to the end of this bout.

Ashish Kumar has crashed out of Tokyo 2020.

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Ashish Kumar shakes his head in disappointment as he moves back to the red corner of the ring. He looks infuriated.

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Erbieke Tuoheta is keeping his distance to be safe from Ashish Kumar's aggressive ways. Last 10 seconds.

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He's giving it his all! 1 minute to go

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Round 3 begins! India needs a knockout to win this one now! Can Ashish Kumar pull it off?

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China takes Round 2 as well.

Erbieke seems to have a cut below his eye and is being treated.

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Round 2 looks tight! Ashish Kumar is putting up a great fight here.

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Points tally at the end of Round 1

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Some words of motivation from Ashish Kumar's coach there as we head to round 2.

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China takes the first round 10-9. All 5 judges score in favour of China.

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We're in the last 30 seconds of round 1. Will India prevail?

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Ashish Kumar taking the aggressive route. Great balance and composure!

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Ashish Kumar landing punches with great intent! Looks good for India at the moment!

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The Algerian referee begins proceedings. The bout begins!
India in red, China in blue.

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Ashish Kumar is in the ring!

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Less than 2 minutes to go! It's going to be India vs China in the 75 kg men's middleweight category!

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What is a knockout in boxing?

A knockout is when a pugilist lands enough lethal (& legal) punches on their opponent to knock them down and the opponent is not able to stand up inside a count of 10 by the referee. In this case, the bout ends immediately irrespective of the previous scores.

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For the uninitiated, a boxing game consists of 3 rounds of 3 minutes each. Each round is separated by a 1-minute break. Points are awarded by a panel of 5 judges on the basis of the number of blows, technique, dominance, and tactical superiority.

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Ashish Kumar will be up against Chinese boxer, Erbieke Tuoheta.

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After Indian boxers, Vikas Krishan and Manish Kaushik crashed out of the Tokyo Olympics, all hopes are now on Ashish Kumar to deliver some stellar performances for team India.

The 27-year old has been in fine touch as of late and won a Silver Medal for India at the 2019 Asian Championships.

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The bout is expected to start at 3:06 pm (IST)
Stay tuned!

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