Tim tszyu may get a chance for a world title with a win over Kiwi Bowyn Morgan while Mark Hunt and Paul Gallen face off in a highly anticipated exhibition in the biggest COVID-impacted boxing event of the year at Bankwest Stadium.
Tszyu’s father Kostya won the IBF welterweight world title against Hugo Pineda at the old Paramatta stadium almost 25 years ago. Now Tszyu jnr will fight in the same place.
If Tszyu emerges victorious from Wednesday’s Sydney Super Fight, the Australian will fight for the WBO super welterweight title in his next fight if WBO super welterweight world champion Patrick Teixeira and contender Brian Castano cannot. not fight until January 6.
MMA legend Hunt and rugby league great Paul Gallen face off in the co-main event, with fireworks already underway at the weigh-in before their fightt.
Here is all you need to know.
WHEN AND WHERE IS IT?
The Sydney Super Fight event takes place on Wednesday, December 16 at Bankwest Stadium in Parramatta, NSW. The action starts at 5:30 p.m. AEDT.
HOW TO WATCH
The event will be broadcast live and exclusively on Main Event, available on Foxtel and Kayo.
WHAT TIME IS HUNT-GALLEN AND TSZYU-MORGAN?
The first fight of the night starts at 5:30 p.m. AEDT, with pay-per-view starting at 7 p.m. Hunt and Gallen are scheduled to fight around 8:30 p.m., with Tszyu and Morgan entering the ring after 9 p.m.
FULL COMBAT CARD
Co-main events – On Kayo and Main Event TV from 8:30 p.m. AEDT
Tim Tszyu vs Bowyn Morgan, 10 rounds, light middleweight (super welterweight) – IBF Australasian and WBO Global light middleweight titles from Tszyu
Paul Gallen vs. Mark Hunt, 6 rounds, heavyweight
PPV Undercard – On Kayo and Main Event TV from 7 p.m.
Paul Fleming vs Bruno Tarimo, 10 laps, super featherweight
Liam Wilson vs Rodynie Rafol, 6 strokes, lightweight
Ty Telford vs Darragh Foley, 10 shots, super lightweight
Preliminary card from 5.30 p.m. AEDT
Luke Jackson vs. Tyson Lantry, 6 shots, lightweight
Riccardo Colosimo vs Dillon Bargero, 4 strokes, super welterweight
Oscar Doane vs Trent Girdham, 4 strokes, super lightweight
Tim Tszyu ($ 1.05), Bowyn Morgan ($ 9.50)
Mark Hunt ($ 1.42), Paul Gallen ($ 2.75)