New Delhi: Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Suranjoy Singh pummelled Hungary's Dobradi Zsolt in his opening bout to sail into the second round of the World Boxing Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan on Tuesday.

Suranjoy, also an Asian Games bronze-medallist, beat Zsolt 24-8 in a lopsided bout of the first Olympic qualifying event.

The Indian will now face ninth-seeded Mongolian Nyambayar Tugstsogt on October 2.

Tugstsogt,a silver-medallist at the previous edition of the event, defeated Bulgaria's Stefan Ivano 22-15 in his opening bout.

The counter-boxer from Manipur led from the first round itself, finishing the first three minutes 6-4 ahead.

He went on a rampage in the second round, notching up 11 points against his rival's one to take firm control over the proceedings.

The final round was a mere formality as Suranjoy added seven points to his tally to register a comprehensive victory in his opening bout.

Suranjoy will have revenge on mind when he takes on Tugstsogt in the next round as the Mongolian had beaten the Indian by just a point, that too on countback, in the opening round of the previous World Championships.

(Agencies)