Tim Tszyu is an Australian professional boxer who held the Australian light-middleweight title in 2019. Tszyu was born in Sydney, Australia to Siberian parents of Russian, Korean and Mongolian descent. His father, Kostya, is a former undisputed light-welterweight champion who was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2011. Tim’s first sporting interest began to develop at the age of six when enrolled in gymnastics and later switched sports to association football at the age of 10.
|Height:||174 cm (5 ft 9 in)|
|Reach:||183 cm (72 in)|
|Born:||2 November 1994|
As a soccer player, he was selected to play for multiple local representative teams but his interest in the sport began to wane at the age of 13 when he temporarily relocated to Moscow with his family for a few months before returning to Sydney. At the age of 15, Tim decided to quit football and began pursuing a career in boxing. He attended Newington College throughout his teenage years and enrolled in a business degree at the University of Technology Sydney following high school graduation.
Professional boxing career
After being away from the sport for four years due to a hand injury, Tszyu made his professional debut in December 2016 when he defeated Zorran Cassidy by unanimous decision at the Sydney Cricket Ground. He won the WBC-ABCO Continental light-middleweight title in his seventh bout, with a UD over Wade Ryan. In November 2019, Tszyu defeated Jack Brubaker by technical knockout in the fourth round.
Tim Tszyu’s record currently stands at 16 wins, 0 loses and 0 draws. He is currently undefeated in a total of 16 contests. Of those 16 wins, he’s stopped 12 of his opponents, so his current knock-out ratio is 75%. He’s boxed a total of 74 rounds, meaning his professional fights last 4.6 rounds on average.
Tim Tszyu’s last fight took place against Jeff Horn’s on 26th Aug 2020, in Queensland, Australia. He won by technical knockout in the 8th round. That fight was 2 months and 3 days ago.
Recent Fight Results
Tszyu remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents. In his last fight, he defeated Jack Brubaker on 6th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at ICC Exhibition Centre, New South Wales, Australia. Previous to that, he had defeated Dwight Ritchie on 14th August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at ICC Exhibition Centre, New South Wales.
Going into that contest, he had beat Joel Camilleri on 15th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Star, Sydney, New South Wales. Before that, he had won against Denton Vassell on 8th February 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Hordern Pavilion, New South Wales. He had beat Marcos Jesus Cornejo on 8th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Bendigo Stadium, Victoria.
Tszyu will received his career highest purse money against opponent with whom his match is schedule in April which is later moved to August 2020 due to covid-10 pandemic. The purse split among both boxers is. According to reports, Tim Tszyu received purse money between $500k to $750k for the pay-per-view fight against.