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Hussamuddin and Bishwamitra advance into quarters at Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament | Boxing News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Two-time Commonwealth bronze medallist Mohammad Hussamuddin and 2021 Asian Youth champion Bishwamitra Chongtham dished out commanding performances to seal their quarterfinal berths at the Strandja Memorial International Boxing Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria on Thursday.Hussamuddin faced Michele Baldassi of Italy in his round of 16 match of the 57kg category. Starting out on the front foot, the Italian displayed his attacking intent from the get-go and made the first round a closely contested affair.However, the Telangana-born pugilist utilized his experience and technical ability to make a stellar comeback in the second round by landing a flurry of punches and defending his opponent’s jabs sternly.Continuing that momentum, Hussamuddin took charge of the final round too, and se...