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Tim Tszyu set for Bowyn Morgan bout on Wednesday, pursuits world title combat in 2021

Tim Tszyu set for Bowyn Morgan bout on Wednesday, ambitions world title battle in 2021

image courtesy of Sky sports
with the aid of Anson Wainwright

incredibly regarded Australian boxer-puncher Tim Tszyu will seem to proceed his progress when he faces once-crushed Bowyn Morgan over 10 rounds in a junior middleweight contest on the Bankwest Stadium in Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia on Wednesday.

Tszyu, who’s rated No. 10 through The Ring at 154 pounds, is eager for dealing with the new Zealander with bragging rights very a whole lot up for grabs between warring parties from neighboring nations.

“It’s an additional problem in front of me to exhibit my talents and potential,” Tszyu (16-0, 12 knockouts) advised The Ring. “It’s a large Trans-Tasman clash. except [Rugby] Union, we always are inclined to beat Australia in every little thing, and boxing received’t be any distinctive.

“His attitude of ‘nothing to lose’, that’s the most dangerous thing. He’s going to return out swinging. My advantage might be on a different stage than he’s ever confronted. as soon as he receives hit, we’ll see how he reacts.”

final time out, Tszyu, the eldest son of former undisputed junior welterweight champion Kostya Tszyu, went a way to stepping out of his father’s appreciable shadow when he impressively stopped former welterweight titleholder Jeff Horn in eight one-sided rounds.

“it might be regarded my most efficient profession win, in the meanwhile,” spoke of Tszyu of the Horn triumph. “I’m starting to be and growing older, bigger and better, and i’ve developed potential from the time I begun.

“I knew i used to be at some extent in my profession where I may take things to new heights and Jeff Horn turned into the correct timing. i used to be assured in my potential and that i knew that I might take him out.”

Tszyu (right) mixes it up with Jeff Horn. image courtesy of Sky sports

The Horn clash took vicinity in entrance of sixteen,000 lovers at Queensland bank nation Stadium. however Tszyu took the large event in his stride, he is pleased to have had such a major have an impact on on the sport in his homeland.

“It’s outstanding to convey boxing lower back to Australia,” he talked about proudly. “The Wilder-Fury combat had four hundred greater [fans] in attendance… we’re up there.

“I believe we’re doing exquisite issues here in Australia. It just suggests that the realm could be struggling, but here in Australia, we’re making huge carrying activities.”

Tszyu’s popularity has grown, and he’s confident that he will draw a further huge crowd at the Bankwest Stadium, which may be install for 16,000, in its place of the average 30,000, because of COVID-19 restrictions.

“I consider tickets are going decent,” pointed out the common younger megastar. “everybody knows about the combat, the fight [has everyone] pumped.

“Boxing in Australia is fitting mainstream and that’s what it’s lacked before. It’s respectable to be the face of mainstream boxing in Australia.”

The 26-12 months-historic can be forgiven for taking issues slowly in the aftermath of such a large win but that’s now not his fashion. It’s full steam forward for the likable Australian.

“I haven’t had any day without work [since beating Jeff Horn],” Tszyu pointed out. “I’m a extremely purpose-pushed person. I’m always looking for the next opportunity and subsequent sufferer. As quickly because the fight accomplished, i used to be again in the health club the next day. i used to be getting able for this one.

“I haven’t finished [my goals]. Some individuals might say, ‘You’ve beaten the most desirable in Australia, you’ve beaten a former world champion.’ For me, that’s not satisfactory, that’s simply the beginning, it motivates me to retain going.”

the long run looks vibrant, and Tszyu has a world title battle in his attractions for 2021.

“I’m shut however I’m not shut sufficient,” noted the ambitious Sydney-born fighter. “I want to be the necessary, where they’ve acquired no choice however to combat me. I should get to that position.

“who’re the blokes I’m chasing? The titlists and that’s [Ring, IBF, WBA and WBC titleholder Jermell] Charlo and [WBO beltholder Patrick] Teixeira, they’re the ones preserving all the belts. I’m quite excited for what’s coming.”

Glen Jennings, who has guided Tszyu because he grew to become expert, is glad with how things are relocating along.

“i am so proud of Tim and the place he’s nowadays. Our partnership as fighter and manager is so potent that i am sure that in the not-too-far away future, we will be signing a deal for an international title battle,” observed Jennings.

“a large shout out to our promoter Matt Rose from No restrict Boxing, the toughest working promoter in Australia. He invests in his combatants and goes the extra mile. together our two teams have performed what no different might dream of during COVID, anywhere in the world; two primary stadium shows, in front of lots of fanatics, in two states in Australia. it’s an fulfillment in itself.”

Morgan became professional in 2014. The 31-year-historical New Zealander gained his first seven fights before being upset by way of Kris George (TKO 3). He has rebounded to win his closing 14 outings, taking his checklist to 21-1 (eleven KOs).

Questions and/or comments will also be sent to Anson at [email protected] and you may observe him on Twitter @AnsonWainwright

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