Tim Tszyu and Tony Harrison were eager to get back in the ring in lieu of waiting out separate shots at the undisputed junior middleweight championship.
Boxing Scene has confirmed that plans are in region for Tim Tszyu and Harrison to satisfy in a combat with the intention to include the meantime WBO junior middleweight at stake. The bout will take location on March 12 at a vicinity to be determined in Australia.
It was announced last week that Harrison will travel to Australia to face Tim Tszyu on March 12th in a fight that represents the toughest test of the Australian’s career to this point. Tszyu was originally set to collide with Jermell Charlo this weekend with every belt at 154lbs on the line.
Tim Tszyu (21-zero, 15KOs) was previously due to mission undisputed 154-pound king Jermell Charlo (35-1-1, 19KOs) atop a January 28 Showtime card from Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas. Charlo was forced to put off the name defense by way of at the least two months after he suffered a left scaphoid fracture and fifth metacarpal base fracture in line with a December 23 medical diagnosis.
News of the postponement was introduced on Christmas Eve, with Tszyu decided to simply accept any other combat for the sake of last energetic beforehand of his first career title combat.
Tim Tszyu vs Tony Harrison Fight Preview
It will be a huge clash between the two boxers as the winner will take on WBO, WBA (Super), WBC, IBF and The Ring light middleweight champion Jermell Charlo.
Tszyu retained the WBO Global light-middleweight title in his last bout and has unbeaten record. While Harrison is looking to win the battle in front of Tszyu crowd.
Tszyu Harrison bout for the Interim WBO junior middleweight championship scheduled to take place on March 12, 2023. Allianz Stadium, Sydney confirmed as the host venue for the event. 45,500 boxing fans can witness the contest live in the stadium. While the others have to enjoy the live action on pay per view live streams.
The 2d-technology boxer—whose father Kostya is a Hall of Fame former undisputed junior welterweight champion—has no longer fought when you consider that a twelve-spherical win over Terrell Gausha ultimate March 26 in Minneapolis.
The combat marked the U.S. Debut for the unbeaten Sydney, Australia native, who had to triumph over a primary-spherical knockdown to eventually outpoint Gausha.
Tszyu frequent that fight at the same time as looking forward to the winner of Charlo’s rematch with Brian Castano, who still held the WBO name heading into their May 14 undisputed championship unification bout in Carson, California.
Tszyu turned into granted permission to fight for the interim WBO identify throughout Charlo’s medically-excused ring absence. Russia’s Murtazaliev (21-zero, 15KOs) became approached by way of Tszyu as the first preference of opponent as the very best-ranked to be had contender in the WBO 154-pound rankings.
When he wasn’t to be had for the fight, Tim Tszyu moved on to Harrison, a former WBC titlist who turned into all too keen to just accept.
Harrison became the quantity-one contender to that title with the win, and became in pursuit of a showdown versus Fundora. The fight turned into addressed at some stage in the once a year WBC convention ultimate November in Acapulco, Mexico.
Instead, he will hazard his WBC rating for a dangerous venture wherein a win over Tszyu would entitle him to a trilogy conflict with Charlo.
Per WBO guidelines, Charlo could have 180 days to face the winner of the period in-between identify fight. It stays unclear if the IBF will strive throughout that time to put into effect its very own, long overdue obligatory name combat.
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