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Tim Tszyu Next Fight Being Planned – It’s Not Sebastian Fundora

Tim Tszyu Next Fight Being Planned - Its Not Sebastian Fundora

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Tim Tszyu Next Fight Being Planned – It’s Not Sebastian Fundora

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Tim Tszyu Next Fight Being Planned – It’s Not Sebastian Fundora

According to ESPN, sources have told them that a fight between Tim Tszyu (24-1, 17 KOs) and Vergil Ortiz (20-0, 20 KOsis planned for the August 3 card in L.A. The fight will be part of a rumoured stacked card presented by His Excellency Turki Alalshikh, the chairman of Saudi Arabia’s General Entertainment Authority, with the event headlined by Terence Crawford vs. Israil Madrimov. For this potential fight to be rubber-stamped, Ortiz needs to beat major underdog Thomas Dulorme on April 27.

Tim Tszyu: Potential Next Opponent Revealed

Tim Tszyu vs. Vergil Ortiz and Stacked Card

Many were unsure what the next step would be for Tszyu after his narrow shock defeat to Sebastian Fundora. It now appears that a rematch will not be next, and the Australian star will take on knockout specialist Ortiz.

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The rumoured card for August 3 is taking impressive shape, with Andy Ruiz vs. Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller and Isaac “Pitbull” Cruz defending his WBA junior welterweight title vs. Jose Valenzuela. This event will be the first organised by His Excellency in the USA.


Ortiz defeated Fredrick Lawson in his last fight, showcasing his impressive hand speed and incredible punching power, remaining despite having been out of the ring for 15 months. It’s imperative for the Texan fighter that he remains active, with a fight against Tszyu an acid test.

Read More: Israil Madrimov vs. Magomed Kurbanov Ends with Impressive Stoppage

Despite losing his last fight, Tszyu’s stock has risen with his brave performance against Fundora despite the blood he lost during the fight. Before this, he recorded impressive wins against Brian MendozaTony Harrison and Takeshi Inoue. He throws his punches at an incredible volume and with spite in everything he throws. His incredible engine against the power of Ortiz makes this fight a fascinating prospect.

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