There had been only 10 seconds off the clock in round two when Jeff Horn was warned for holding.
“Knock it off,” referee Phil Austin warned.
The Queenslander was intent on generating it unpleasant.
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This was his tactic versus Tim Tszyu.
Lock him up, have on him down, hope to make that 1 big moment.
“Horn does want to make this rough, and he’ll preserve making an attempt,” commentator Ben Damon said.
But Austin wasn’t likely to perform those people video games and stopped the combat a moment into the round in a vital intervention.
“All I have found so significantly from the pair of you is wrestling,” he said.
“Knock this crap off and box, the pair of you. Do you have an understanding of me?”
It tilted the bout in Tim Tsyzu’s favour and he took benefit of the separation, hitting Horn frequently from length with his appropriate hand.
“Tsyzu is doing particularly what he wants to do to acquire this combat,” Aussie boxing legend Jeff Fenech said in commentary.
And acquire it he did.
Tim Tszyu defeated Jeff Horn via eighth round stoppage
Issac Hardman defeated Jamie Weetch via initial round stoppage
Liam Wilson defeats Jackson Woods via next round stoppage
Shannon O‘Connell defeated Kylie Fulmer via seventh-round stoppage
Joel Camilleri defeated Adam Copland via unanimous final decision (seventy nine-seventy three x two, seventy eight-seventy three)
Ben Horn defeated Patrick Clark via unanimous final decision (40-36 x two, 39-37)
Jessica Cashman defeated Linn Sandstrom via unanimous final decision (40-37, 39-37 x two)
Vegas Larfiel defeated Ricky Hunt via initial-round stoppage