Undefeated Tim Tszyu (21-0, 15 KOs) of Australia faces former world champion Tony Harrison (29-3-1, 21 KOs) of the US at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, NSW on Sunday, March 12.
The pair squares off in the scheduled for 12 rounds championship bout with the interim WBO super welterweight title at stake. With the venue and ticket information being determined, a series of undercard bouts has been also announced.
The lineup features Nikita Tszyu up against Bo Belbin, Paulo Aokuso faceoff Yunieski Gonzalez and Sam Goodman versus TJ Doheny. Boxing fans can watch the showdown live stream on Main Event on Kayo.
Tim Tszyu vs Tony Harrison Preview
Tim Tszyu fight will have a shot at the interim WBO super-welterweight world title in March, with a blockbuster bout against Tony Harrison locked in.
Tim Tszyu vs Tony Harrison takes place at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, NSW, Australia on Saturday, March 11. Tickets for the event are on sale (as of writing).
Previously announced Tim Tszyu’s younger brother, Nikita Tszyu (4-0, 3 KOs) faces his fellow-Australian Bo Belbin (7-0, 5 KOs). The pair battles it out in a six-rounder at super welterweight.
The 28-year-old was originally scheduled to face Jermell Charlo for the undisputed title, but the champion was ruled out due to injury, opening the door for Tszyu and Harrison to fight for the interim WBO title.
Tszyu won his preceding bout closing October through third-round RTD in opposition to Darkon Dryden. Belbin changed into in movement remaining November when he defeated Jayden Riddle via majority selection.
Also on the cardboard, Paulo Aokuso (3-0, 3 KOs) of Australia and Yunieski Gonzalez (21-5, 17 KOs) of Cuba meet in a 10-rounder for the vacant IBO Intercontinental mild heavyweight belt.
Aokuso received his preceding bout remaining November by TKO in the second spherical towards David Zegarra. Gonzalez is coming off a pair of defeats via 10th-spherical TKO in opposition to Andre Dirrell in November 2022 and Gilberto Ramirez past due 2021.
Plus, Sam Goodman (13-0, 7 KOs) of Australia defends his WBO ‘Oriental’ remarkable bantamweight title in a ten-rounder towards TJ Doheny (23-3, 17 KOs) of Ireland.
Goodman defeated Jason Cooper with the aid of unanimous choice in October 2022 and made the third successful protection of his strap. Former IBF wonderful bantamweight champion Doheny stopped Cesar Juarez inside the 2nd spherical last March.
Tszyu vs Harrison fight card
The full fight card is still being finalised but several names from No Limit’s stable of boxers have been confirmed to appear.
Tszyu’s younger brother and rising star Nikita, as well as Paulo Aokuso and Sam Goodman, are in the mix.
- Tim Tszyu vs Tony Harrison
- Sam Goodman vs TJ Doheny
- Ben Mahoney vs Koen Mazoudier
- Paulo Aokuso vs Yunieski Gonzales
- Issac Hardman vs Rohan Murdock
- Nikita Tszyu vs Bo Belbin
- Shanell Dargan vs Courtney Martin
A host of Australia’s best boxing talent has put their hand up to fight on the show, so there’ll be no shortage of names for matchmakers to choose from. Tszyu will in all likelihood begin as favorite, but he faces a tough undertaking in Harrison.
The Detroit native scored a unanimous selection win over Jermell Charlo to assert the WBC title at 154-lbs again in 2018 before going down thru eleventh round TKO in the rematch.
Tszyu is risking a lot via taking the venture in preference to watching for Charlo however he does not see it that manner. Every fight you are taking, it is all on the line – you’re one punch far from going back to the very bottom,” Tszyu stated from his schooling camp inside the US.
It is what it’s miles, 100 in step with cent gamble however this is what I do. This man turned into the following best to be had alternative. I couldn’t care much less who is in front of me, I’m prepared to take them out.