It’s highly unlikely that Tim Tszyu will match his father, Kostya, by becoming a world champion at 26 in 2021. On 30 January 2007 rumours spread of a Tszyu comeback. He is active on Instagram with the name @timtszyu. Tim Tszyu is well recognized as a professional Australian boxer. He then defended the world title, beating former Super Featherweight and Light Welterweight World Champion Roger Mayweather by a decision in 12, Hugo Pineda by a knockout in 11, Cory Johnson by a knockout in four and Jan Bergman by a knockout in six. Nikita and Tim are both boxers.  In journalist Paul Kent's biography of long time trainer Johnny Lewis, allegations were made that Tszyu had underpaid Lewis for his services. on Thu Aug 20, 2020. Copyright © 2019-2020 Big Fight Weekend, All Rights Reserved. Saturday Night Live returns to Foxtel! It’s highly unlikely that Tim Tszyu will match his father, Kostya, by becoming a world champion at 26 in 2021. That doesn’t seem likely at all unless he moves down in weight to 147. It would have been Tszyu's first fight as a professional in Moscow, but Tszyu injured his shoulder during training. ORDER NOW >. He was born in an athletic family where his father Kostya Tszyu was also a professional boxer. (Japanese, 2017) Tzuyu Filmography Tszyu was voted comeback fighter of the year by Ring magazine. Latest boxing news about Tim Tszyu. Here’s video of the fighters on the scales in Townsville Australia. Schwerin Junior Open (57 kg), Schwerin, East Germany, April 1986: European Junior Championships (57 kg), Copenhagen, Denmark, September 1986: Soviet International Junior Tournament (60 kg), Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, December 1986: World Junior Championships (60 kg), Havana, Cuba, July 1987: Soviet International Tournament (60 kg), Leningrad, Soviet Union, December 1987: Soviet National Championships (60 kg), Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, January 1988: USA–USSR Duals (60 kg), Moscow, Soviet Union, March 1988: Pre-Olympic Tournament (60 kg), Seoul, South Korea, March 1988: Soviet International Tournament (60 kg), Leningrad, Soviet Union, June 1988: Summer Olympics (60 kg), Seoul, South Korea, September 1988: Soviet National Championships (60 kg), Frunze, Kyrgyz SSR, January 1989: Golden Belt Tournament (60 kg), Bucharest, Romania, April 1989: European Championships (60 kg), Athens, Greece, May–June 1989: World Championships (60 kg), Moscow, Soviet Union, September 1989: Bulgaria–Europe Duals (60 kg), Varna, Bulgaria, November 1989: Mayor's Cup (63,5 kg), Manila, Philippines, November 1989: King's Cup (63,5 kg), Bangkok, Thailand, February 1990: USA–USSR Duals (63,5 kg), Moscow, Soviet Union, April 1990: Soviet National Championships (63,5 kg), Lutsk, Ukrainian SSR, April 1990: Goodwill Games (63,5 kg), Seattle, Washington, July 1990: Swedish International Tournament (67 kg), Göteborg, Sweden, December 1990: Soviet National Championships (63,5 kg), Kazan, Tatar SSR, February 1991: USA–USSR Duals (63,5 kg), Spokane, Washington, March 1991: European Championships (63,5 kg), Göteborg, Sweden, May 1991: World Championships (63,5 kg), Sydney, Australia, November 1991: He was the only Soviet boxer to win a gold medal at the 1991 World Championships in Sydney, which was quite an achievement. The 25-year-old Tszyu (16-0, 12 KOs) is coming off of a career-best eighth-round knockout win over former WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn last summer on August 26, Townsville, Australia. For his next bout, however, Tszyu wasn't as lucky, and he lost for the first time, losing by a knockout in ten rounds to Vince Phillips, who also took with that, Tzsyu's world championship. Fighters Tim Tszyu vs. Jeff Horn: fight summary, results and highlights. See full Tim Tszyu profile and stats: height, age, weight, last fight and next fight On 6 November, he and Mitchell finally had their rematch, with Tszyu knocking Mitchell out once again, this time in three rounds. He is the number-one pound-for-pound fighter to come out of Australia so to follow in his footsteps is an honour. Moreover, he has earned both name and fame through his successful boxing career. To get there, you have to be something special. Timofey (Tim) Tszyu; Statistics; Weight(s) Light-middleweight: Height: 174 cm (5 ft 9 in) Reach: 183 cm (72 in) Nationality: Australian: Born 2 November 1994 (age 25) Sydney, New South Wales, Australia: Stance: Orthodox: Boxing record; Total fights: 16: Wins: 16: Wins by KO: 12: Losses: 0 Guys like Jarrett Hurd, Erickson Lubin, and Teixeira are huge for the 154-lb division.  His family still reside in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Tszyu was a member of the Soviet Army, but since he was selected as an elite athlete, he was not required to serve the ordinary duty. Weight(s) Light-welterweight: Height: 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Reach: 170 cm (67 in) Nationality: Australian (since 1993) Soviet (until 1991) Born 19 September 1969 (age 50) Serov, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union: Stance: Orthodox: Boxing record; Total fights: 34: Wins: 31: Wins by KO: 25: Losses: 2: No contests: 1: Konstantin Borisovich "Kostya" Tszyu (/ ˈ k ɒ s t ə ˈ z uː /; Russian: Конста� What my dad did, no-one else has done in Australia. However, Horn’s reign was short lived, as he only defended the title once before Terence Crawford dominated and battered Horn for nine rounds in a TKO stoppage in Las Vegas in 2018. Losses: 0 Tszyu gets his way too much, and his power isn’t what it should be for him to compete against a fighter like the 30-year-old Charlo. 1 ranked Australian super welterweight — is Tszyu’s trickiest opponent yet. , Tszyu married Natasha Anikina on 24 September 1993. Most recently, his ex-manager Susie Bennell took him to court, alleging Tszyu owed her money. Michael Conlan suffers ankle injury, won't fight Isaac Dogboe on Dec.5, Dave Allen vs. Christopher Lovejoy officially off for Saturday, Jaime Munguia vs. Tureano Johnson - preview & prediction for Oct.30, Tim Tszyu vs. Bowyn Morgan done deal for 2020, Michael Conlan suffers ankle injury, won’t fight Isaac Dogboe on Dec.5, Dave Allen vs. Christopher Lovejoy in doubt for Saturday, Jaime Munguia vs. Tureano Johnson – preview & prediction for Oct.30, Deontay Wilder says “No” to Floyd Mayweather training him, Tyson Fury chooses Agit Kabayel as his Dec.5th opponent, contract sent, De La Hoya reacts To Tank Davis knocking out Santa Cruz, targets Ryan Garcia fight, Boxing: How to score a Fight (and how not to! pic.twitter.com/faPRQFEB1u, — Tim – Boxeo 拳闘 Boxen бокс มวย Boks 拳击 Box (@Hock1717) August 25, 2020. WHAT’S NEW ON FOXTEL THIS WEEK - Monday November 2 to Sunday November 8, 2020. Tszyu finished 2001 by recovering his IBF belt in a unification bout with the current champion Zab Judah, by a knockout in the second round. And, it’s a night were Tszyu could take a big credibility step in his career or Horn could regain some attention with an upset win. Tim Tszyu Height, Weight & Measurements. The boxer was born and raised in Australia with his family and friends. Retained WBA (Super) and WBC light-welterweight titles; Mohegan Sun Arena, Montville, Connecticut, US, Retained WBA (Super) and WBC light-welterweight titles, Entertainment Centre, Newcastle, Australia, Convention and Exhibition Centre, Sydney, Australia, [kənstɐnʲˈtʲin bɐˈrisəvʲɪtɕ ˈkosʲtʲə ˈdzːʲu], Ricky Hatton recalls Kostya Tszyu battle 10 years later – Ring TV, Костя Дзю начнет работать с Александром Поветкиным, "Kostya Tszyu Talks Ring Return, Darchinyan, More", "Tszyu Delusional, Would Return For Pacquiao, Mayweather", http://www.theleader.com.au/story/4016495/like-father-like-sons-tim-and-nikita-tszyu-to-chase-boxing-dream/, World amateur boxing champions – men's light welterweight, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Kostya_Tszyu&oldid=975186031, International Boxing Hall of Fame inductees, International Boxing Federation champions, AIBA World Boxing Championships medalists, World light-welterweight boxing champions, Use Australian English from December 2013, All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English, Articles containing Russian-language text, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Finals: Lost to Jörg Heidenreich (East Germany) by unanimous decision, 5–0, 1/8: Defeated Manuel Moreno (Spain) by unanimous decision, 5–0, 1/4: Defeated Santo Serio (Italy) by unanimous decision, 5–0, Finals: Defeated Fared Cheklat (France) by unanimous decision, 5–0, Finals: Defeated Nikolay Dzhachvadze (Georgian SSR) RSC 3, 1/2: Defeated Eduardo Rivas (Panama) KO 2, Finals: Defeated Serik Nurkazov (Kazakh SSR) by unanimous decision, 5–0, 1/16: Defeated Adylkan Bekbolotov (Kyrgyz SSR) by unanimous decision, 5–0, 1/8: Defeated Vladimir Kravtsov (RSFSR) by unanimous decision, 5–0, 1/4: Defeated Serik Nurkazov (Kazakh SSR) by unanimous decision, 5–0, Defeated Donald Stokes (United States) on points, 16–8, 1/16: Defeated Sean Knight (Barbados) RSCH 1, 1/8: Defeated Mark Ramsey (England) on points, 22–3, 1/4: Defeated Bo Espensen (Denmark) RSCH 2, 1/4: Defeated Nelson Factoranan (Philippines) KO 1, Finals: Defeated Aleksandr Banin (Belarus SSR) by decision, Finals: Defeated Aleksandr Banin (Soviet Union) by unanimous decision, 5–0, Finals: Defeated Sergey Pogosov (Soviet Union) RSC 3, 1/16: Defeated James Pender (Scotland) on points, 21–0, 1/8: Defeated Darren McCarrick (England) RSC 1, 1/4: Defeated Attila Arslan (Turkey) RSC 2, 1/8: Defeated Albertano Caballero (Mexico) RSC 2, This page was last edited on 27 August 2020, at 06:46. The two will go head-to-head for 10 rounds with the WBO Global, IBF Australasian super welterweight titles, and a potential top-5 world ranking on the line. He gathered public fame through his fabulous fighting and boxing skills which is popular around the world. Not only was the third time his charm, but he felt enchanted with the sights of Sydney and its people, and decided he wanted to live in Australia. The boxer was born and raised in Australia with his family and friends.