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Asian Games 2018, Boxing, Men's Light Welter 64kg Round of 16, Day 9: Dheeraj Rangi vs Nurlan Kobashev | India vs Kyrgyzstan | Live Score, Latest Updates & Results

The boxing action is set to get underway shortly!
Updated: 27 August 2018 19:19 IST - Published: 27 August 2018 14:21 IST
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THat's it from the boxing arena for today. Join us again tomorrow for more boxing coverage from the 2018 Asian Games.
Stay up to date with India's progress at the games on Sportskeeda.

Thank you and have a lovely evening!
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Dheeraj Rangi through to the quarters in the Men's Light Welter 64kg category
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That means 3 out of 4 boxers in action today have made it through to the quarters
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That means the other two judges gave equal points to both boxers while 3 of the judges ruled in favour of the Indian
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AND THE WINNER

DHEERAJ RANGI of India with a 3:0 margin

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What will the judges say?
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Chaotic last 10 seconds here as both boxers throwing punches lookning to score points
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Last 30 seconds.... left jab there from Dheeraj
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DHeeraj staying low and keeping a tight defence
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Last 1 minute, who's going to take it?
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Another good right there by Kobashev and Dheeraj comes back with a right
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Kobashev connects with a good punch there
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THe boxers close up and exchanging body blows
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But DHeeraj evading the attacks
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It's another aggressive start from Kobashev
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FINAL ROUND, here we go
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That round clearly belonged to the Indian

The first 2 rounds look shared. Whoever takes Round 3 could emerge victorious
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END of ROUND 2
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Both boxers going for it in these last 10 seconds, trading punches here
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A superb right jab connects there for Neeraj. This should be a good scoring round for Dheeraj
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Lots of grabbing going on, the punches have ceased a bit
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Halfway through Round 2, this has been a much better showing from Dheeraj so far
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Kobashev has Dheeraj pushed back again, but Dheeraj comes back with a few good right hooks
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Dheeraj going for the right jab, left hook combo
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He's going for it early

He's trying a few early combos and he's connected on a few
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Will Dheeraj fight the same way or will he be more aggressive?

ROUND 2 underway
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Kobashev landed the better shots in that round
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A good right-left combo right at the end there from Dheeraj

And the bell goes for the end of ROUND 1
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Not been much attacking from Dheeraj in this round as Kobashev is looking to finish strong
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Dheeraj looks content to defend 

1 minute to go in Round 1
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He seems to be getting some better ground now, but still Kobashev is doing a great job of keeping Dheeraj against the ropes for much of the time
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Dheeraj missing with his early punches
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Dheeraj on the back foot so far in this bout
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Kobashev has DHeeraj pinned in the corner and looking to attack
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ROUND 1 underway
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Dheeraj has the height advantage in this bout


Here we GO!
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Here come the boxers...

India's Dheeraj will be fighting from the red corner
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How will Dheeraj fare? Can he make it 3 out of 4 for India?
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Just to recap on what's gone on today - Vikas Krishan and Amit Panghal won their bouts earlier today to advance to the quarterfinals of their respective events while Mohammaed Hussamuddin missed out, falling just short in his match
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Dheeraj won a silver medal at World Military Games in 2015 in the 60kg category
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Dheeraj idolizes former American boxing champion Mike Tyson and has a similar style
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Dheeraj is a 23-year-old boxer from Hisar, Haryana

His opponent today, Kobashev, is 4 years his senior
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This is the Men's Light Welter 64kg category
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It's India's Dheeraj Rangi vs Kyrgyzstan's Nurlan Kobashev
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Hopefully you went and had a good snack as we get ready for the last Indian boxer in play today
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In half an hour, we will have the last Indian boxer in action today

That will be Dheeraj Rangi, in the Men's Light Welter 64kg
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So Mohammed Hussamuddin falls to Mongolia's Enkh-Amar Kharkhuum in the Men's Bantam Round of 16
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Looks like he was expecting the win there, but disappointment there for the Indian
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And as we expected, the judges rule in favour of the Mongol, but it was so close

3:2 in favour of the Mongolian and Mohammed cuts a disappointed figure
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END of the MATCH

The Mongol looks to have won this, but let's see what the judges say
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