Olympics 2021 Boxing LIVE: Manish Kaushik vs Luke McCormack men's lightweight Live score, updates, commentary

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJul 25, 2021 15:28 IST

Olympics 2021 Boxing LIVE: Manish Kaushik vs Luke McCormack men's lightweight score & commentary


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That will be all from Sportskeeda. But, do follow our blog of India vs Australia men's hockey match, which is simultaneously going on. 

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Detailed result of Manish Kaushik vs Luke McCormack bout (Credits:

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All the five judges awarded the last round to Luke and that sealed his fate. He wins the match by a split decision of 4-1. Manish Kaushik becomes the second Indian boxer following the footsteps of Vikas Krishan to bow out in the preliminary round. 

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And, the umpire raises the hands of Luke! Manish loses. 

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Both boxers have a throw at each other before the final bell rings. The fight ends. 

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Luke is ducking quite nicely. Manish is having some wild swing and a miss moment in the centre of the ring. 

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Manish hugs Luke. The referee separates them. 

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Both have a wild swing but Manish connects his punch. 

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Both boxers are on the frontfoot trying their best to get some punches. Won't be surprised if the match ends in a knockout. 

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End of the second round: Three judges give the second round to Manish while two give it to Luke. Poised! It is even-steven overall. 

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TING! The second round comes to an end. 

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Both the boxers are averting each other. 

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Luke is playing defensive as Manish runs after him. But, the Brit's defense has been top-notch so far. 

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Luke with some nice one-twos against Manish as the Indian leaves himself open. 

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Manish is on the backfoot in the first minute reacting rather than being proactive. Luke targets the lower portion of Manish's body. 

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End of Round 1: Fairly tied! Two judges favor Manish 10-9 while three favor Luke 10-9. 

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A nice body shot from Luke before the bell rings. 

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BEAUTIFUL! Luke's coach exclaims. 

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Nice one-two from Luke. And, Kaushik counters with a one-two of his own. 

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Manish lands a couple of chances clean on the face of the British. That should impress the judges. 

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Luke is going forward with the jabs and now Manish starts attacking. 

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The referee stops play and warns Luke to not target the area below the waist. 

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Manish is near the ropes as Luke gets some punches right. 

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The referee is from Australia. 

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And, now into the ring from the blue corner, comes Great Britain's Luke McCormack. 

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Manish took boxing after seeing Vijender Singh win the bronze medal in the 2008 Olympics. 

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Manish Kaushik is the first one to enter the ring. The southpaw will be in the red corner. 

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First up is India vs Great Britain!

15:05 (IST)25 JUL 2021

And, Uzbekistan vs Mongolia comes to an end. Uzbekistan in the blue corner wins the game. 

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Earlier in the day, Mary Kom won her women's singles match in the flyweight category. Can Manish make it two-in-two for India? Do let us know in the chatbox. 

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India is also facing Australia in the men's hockey match. Both boxing and hockey are going on simultaneously. Don't forget to catch that game. 

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Both Manish and Luke will be squaring off in their first Olympics. So, the nervousness can get the better of either of them. 

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Men's boxing began on a disappointing note as Vikas Krishan lost his opening bout against Japan yesterday. Can Manish Kaushik give India a victory?

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Just one more boxing bout and then Manish Kaushik will be in action. 

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Two more boxing bouts and then Manish Kaushik will be in action. 

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While many boxers were frustrated with the Olympics being postponed by a year, Manish Kaushik was relieved. Don't believe me? Read this article from Sportskeeda. 

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Manish's opponent Luke won the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games. However, he participated in the light welterweight category. He also won a bronze medal at the 2019 European Games. But, again, it was in the light welterweight category. 

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Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live commentary of the men's lightweight boxing division between Manish Kaushik and Great Britain's Luke McCormack. The match is scheduled to start from 03:06 PM IST.

This will be the first Olympics for the 25-year-old boxer from Haryana. In the 2018 Commonwealth Games, he won the silver medal. But, the Olympics is a different game. Let's see if he can maintain his composure at the Grandest Stage of Them All. 

What do you think of Manish Kaushik's chances? Do let us know in the comments section. 
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