World News – UA – Tszyu, Gallen to headline huge stadium fight card


In February 2019, Tim Tszyu fought on the Paul Gallen v John Hopoate undercard for the Commonwealth title against Denton Vassell

Fast forward 18 months and the rising star of Australian boxing now shares main event tasks with the big NRL in the first fight at Sydney Stadium in 14 years

The undefeated Tszyu will face New Zealand fighter Bowyn Morgan in a promotion that will also headline Paul Gallen against former UFC star Mark Hunt at Bankwest Stadium on December 16

This is the first co-main event ever and the first fight in a football stadium since Anthony Mundine fought Danny Green in 2006

Tszyu returns to the square circle for the first time since his domination of Jeff Horn at Townsville in August Morgan is ranked No from New Zealand 2 pounds for a pound fighter and hasn’t tasted defeat since 2016 He’s been ranked among the top 15 IBF welterweights

Undefeated Gallen will face MMA legend Hunt in his first fight since a controversial draw with Barry Hall in Melbourne last year Gallen has just suffered a bicep injury and is looking for another impressive performance as he continues a fight with Sonny Bill Williams

« It’s amazing to be in this position to host one of the biggest live sporting events in Australia after the year we’ve all had, » said No Limit Boxing CEO George Rose

« Hats off to everyone, especially the NSW government, for the way they handled the pandemic response, because reality is without it, we wouldn’t be here today to announce this exciting event for punters to take advantage of the week before Christmas

« I expect this to be not only the biggest crowd for a fight in Australia this year, but also the biggest crowd – period

« Why wouldn’t he be? You have the undisputed star of Australian boxing in Tim taking on the best of New Zealand at Morgan

« Then there are the two legends, two absolute sports icons in Gal and Mark Everyone knows there is no love lost between these two »

Tszyu’s star has continued to rise since his strong victory over Horn His fight with Queenslander drew nearly 100,000 TV subscribers and was also streamed to huge audiences in Russia

Tszyu was tipped to fight WBO super-welterweight champion Patrick Teixeira (31-1-0) of Brazil after his victory over Horn

However, the WBO has reset the date for Teixeira’s fight with Brian Castano which was canceled due to the pandemic The WBO has decided that the postponed fight will now take place in November of this year, ending Tszyu’s chances. to win the title before 2021

Paul Gallen, Mark Hunt, Tim Tszyu, Boxing, National Rugby League

World news – UA – Tszyu, Gallen headlines huge fight card at stadium


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