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Tim Tszyu vs Dennis Hogan, date, Boxing news: Fight cleared despite sparring injury

Just after a scare previous 7 days, Tim Tszyu’s combat towards Dennis Hogan will go in advance as planned on March 31.

Fox Sports’ Ben Damon confirmed on Sunday that Hogan was injured although sparring on Wednesday, but the destruction sustained to his nose isn’t lousy more than enough to phone off the combat.

He’s now obvious to face Tszyu in the entire world title eliminator at Newcastle Amusement Centre.

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Hogan previous 7 days confirmed to the Day-to-day Telegraph that he had a “little bit of a nose injury” but has been cleared to combat just after a healthcare evaluation.

The winner of the combat is in line for a shot towards WBO super-welterweight winner Brian Castano.

Hogan (28-3-one) signifies a massive challenge for Tszyu (17–), who is presently the largest identify in Australian boxing.

“This is a excellent tune-up for him to get again on the entire world phase,” Hogan’s manager, Danny Dimas, said at Tuesday’s push convention.

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“We’re not underestimating Tim. Tim’s a excellent fighter, a excellent Australian fighter. Dennis is a entire world course fighter.”

Tszyu himself included he had all consideration placed squarely on Hogan as he seems to carry on his increase.

“As they say, he’s entire world course,” he said.

“But I consider he’s just underneath that entire world course [normal] for the reason that he’s hardly ever been in a position to get to the prime. But look, I will need to beat a ‘Dennis Hogan’ to be wherever I want to be.”