Jeff Horn vs Tim Tszyu: how to watch, date, preview, walkouts

Jeff Horn and Tim Tszyu can not concur on much, other than that they each want to struggle on August 26.

After butting heads about the purse, the rematch clause, and the rounds, there is 1 a lot more disagreement that continue to has not been resolved considerably less than a week out from the struggle.

“We are adamant that Jeff Horn will come out second, and I think they are adamant that Tim Tszyu will come out second,” Horn’s promoter, Dean Lonergan told

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Horn is a previous earth champion and is being compensated as the A-side in a sixty-forty break up, but Tszyu is bringing the belts, albeit regional, to the desk, and is for that reason the ‘champion’ on the evening.

“I’m guaranteed we’ll get a alternative, but at the minute, we haven’t,” Lonergan said, prior to joking “the conversations could go all the way to 9 o’clock Wednesday night” and “might come down to an arm-wrestling competition in between Workforce Horn and Workforce Tszyu.”

The near perfect fight

The around great struggle


In accordance to Tszyu, nevertheless, he’s not the 1 generating a fuss.

“On my side, it’s just my promoter. He wishes me to walk out second. In my eyes, I couldn’t treatment considerably less,” Tszyu told

“He’s [Horn] the 1 being a sook about it. You know, we’re going to be dealing with each and every other in the ring anyway. He shouldn’t sook.”

Tszyu thinks he need to be coming out second, but added: “It’s mainly on their mind. They’re mainly sooking about it. So, let them have a minor sook about it.”

The 25-calendar year-old, who is a significant favorite heading into the all-Aussie tremendous-struggle on Wednesday, has been unwavering in his self confidence an angle that has gotten below the skin of Horn, according to Lonergan.

“I think genuinely he [Jeff] does not like Tim Tszyu,” Lonergan discussed. “He thinks that Tim Tszyu is arrogant, and he thinks Tszyu has got no regard for what he’s performed in boxing.”

But if Horn thought the Sydneysider was going “kiss his feet”, he was sorely mistaken, claims Tszyu.

Tszyu is 'scared' says Horn

Tszyu is ‘scared’ claims Horn


“I’ve got no particular issues with him,” he said. “If he’s locating one thing particular which is mainly because there is persons in his ear declaring the incorrect stuff to him. In all honesty, I haven’t said just about anything for him to be disrespected by me.

“For him to think that I’m going to go kiss his toes mainly because he’s Jeff Horn, which is hardly ever going to transpire. If he wishes me to be like that to him, properly he’s dreaming.”

Though Tszyu feels like he’s performed minor to disrespect Horn, he can not enable but chuckle at the drama leaking from his opponent’s camp.

“… Everything’s a mess,” Tszyu said. “So I think which is why he’s taken this so particular mainly because anything close to him is turning out to be a mess.”

Tszyu added: “I just locate it funny. I just locate it really funny that they are all sooking in the team. No-1 likes each and every other there.

“Again, it’s not my trouble. Jeff’s got a great deal to offer with and he shouldn’t be contemplating about all the drama which is going on, he need to be contemplating about the struggle.

“You know, [we’ll] see if it plays a significant part in this struggle all the drama which is going on in the qualifications, just for a tale.”

But Lonergan, who thinks Horn’s underdog position and Tszyu’s sureness has performed absolutely nothing but enable his fighter’s preparation, warned: “I’m one hundred per cent confident that we’re finding the most effective Jeff Horn at one hundred per cent the proper bodyweight.

“I think Tim Tszyu’s going to have a authentic rude awakening.”

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