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Diwakar makes it 1-1 for Mumbai Fighters in WSB clash

November 11, 2011 21:18 IST

Pugilist Diwakar Prasad defeated Argentina's Juan Herrera in the lightweight category as Mumbai Fighters rallied back from the first match loss to level the best-of-five contest 1-1 with Italian franchise Milano Thunder in their maiden World Series Boxing clash in Pune.

Three-time national champion Diwakar outperformed Argentina's Juan Javier Herrera 2-1 with the scores 49-46, 48-47, 46-49 in his favour at Balewadi.

Earlier, former world cadet champion Balbir Singh lost the first bout in the bantamweight category to Vitaliy Volkov 0-3 on a unanimous decision.

The scores were 50-45, 50-45, 50-45 in favour of the Milan team's Argentine boxer in the bout at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex.

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