26/05/2022

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Jeff Horn v Tim Tszyu, fight, how to watch, news, where is it, order, Main Event

The war of words and phrases between Jeff Horn and Tim Tszyu has strike yet another degree as the countdown proceeds to Australia’s major boxing match of 2020.

The pair’s super welterweight combat, scheduled for Wednesday August 26 in Townsville, is established to be an absolute blockbuster – and Horn has only included gasoline to the hearth by all over again proclaiming Tszyu is being more than-hyped thanks to his renowned final title.

25-year-aged Tim (fifteen–) is the son of famous Aussie fighter Kostya Tszyu, a previous light-welterweight world winner.

Horn all over again claimed Tim was “feeding off his name”, and would deal with “an absolute nightmare” in a few weeks’ time.

Watch Horn vs Tszyu in an all-Aussie Super Struggle, Dwell on Main Party, Wednesday 26 August, 7pm AEST. Order NOW >

Tszyu arrives in Gold Coast

Tszyu arrives in Gold Coastline

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“There’s a little bit of spice simply because their crew are exceptionally cocky and they believe they’re likely to operate more than the prime of me,” Horn advised Sporting Information. “They consider they’re likely to operate into the potential.

“Tim’s bought a great deal on his arms this combat, but I plan on generating this an absolute nightmare for him.”

And he said Tszyu the young was ‘a significantly way’ from his father’s greatness.

“Tim’s undoubtedly feeding off his title. His dad is an absolute legend of the sport, and I simply cannot blame him,” Horn said.

“But all he wants to do is split out of his shadow.

“He’d detest me stating it, but which is specifically what he’s striving to do. It’d be so tricky owning a dad who’s an absolute legend, and he’s bought a significantly way to go to become a legend himself.”

Big beef for Horn and Tszyu

Major beef for Horn and Tszyu

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Tszyu hasn’t held back in his possess responses forward of the combat. He advised ESPN he was a “different class” to Horn (20-2-1), warning his elder rival he was likely for a knockout come August 26.

“Becoming a world winner is a person factor, but remaining world winner is yet another factor … That is the variance [between me and him]. When I earn a world title, I will stay a winner. I will display the two unique lessons we’re at right now,” he said.

“I’m likely to strike him from the prime down and I’m likely to preserve hitting him right up until he offers up. I will strike him so tricky that he quits,” Tszyu declared. “I want to earn convincingly. I want to earn by KO and I have qualified for that.”

But the previous world winner Horn accused Tszyu of being dealt with like royalty despite owning realized somewhat very little – therefore significantly – in his career.

His surname got him here...

His surname bought him here…

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“Tim’s dealt with like an absolute megastar. His luggage are held for him, he’s generally bought individuals keeping his hand still left, right and centre.”

And he warned Tszyu that their bout would stand for a major phase up in issue from his earlier victories.

“He hasn’t fought the very best opposition as however. My very first 17 fights were exceptionally complicated,” he said.

“I don’t believe he’s done that just however … It’s likely to be yet another degree for him.”

Watch Horn vs Tszyu in an all-Aussie Super Struggle, Dwell on Main Party, Wednesday 26 August, 7pm AEST. Order NOW >