Everything you need to know as Tim Tszyu takes on Tony Harrison in Aussie’s first world title fight: when it’s on, how to watch, odds and more
- Tim Tszyu and Tony Harrison square off on Sunday
- Tag fight for WBO interim super welterweight title
- The winner will surely fight champion Jermell Charlo
Undefeated Australian boxer Tim Tszyu will undertake the toughest challenge of his career on Sunday when he takes on former champion Tony Harrison for the interim WBO junior middleweight title.
Tszyu, the son of Hall of Famer Kostya Tszyu, will try to emulate his father by becoming world champion with a win over his battle-tested American opponent.
Harrison, who learned his trade at Detroit’s famed Kronk Gym, is the only boxer to win over undisputed champion Jermell Charlo and believes he will have too much class for the Australian.
Tszyu was scheduled to fight Charlo in January for the American’s IBF, WBC, WBA and WBO super welterweight belts, but the fight was canceled when Charlo injured his hand.
Sydneysider, 28, suffered an early scare in his last fight with Terrell Gausha, and most experts believe the fight with Harrison will be another step up in quality.
Tszyu will undertake the toughest challenge of his career on Sunday when he takes on former champion Tony Harrison for the WBO interim junior middleweight title.
Harrison, who learned his trade at Detroit’s famed Kronk Gym, is the only boxer to beat undisputed champion Jermell Charlo in the professional ranks.
As the highly anticipated show draws ever closer, Daily Mail Australia takes you through everything you need to know.
When is Tim Tszyu vs. Tony Harrison?
The clash between Tszyu and Harrison will take place on Sunday, March 12.
Card coverage begins at 12:00pm (AEDT) and the main event is expected to start at approximately 3:00pm (AEDT).
How to watch the fight
Tszyu vs. Harrison will be a pay-per-view fight.
You can watch the PPV at Main Event or at Kayo for $59.95, or find a venue that shows the fight, like a pub or club.
Daily Mail Australia will also be covering the fight with a live blog, so you can keep up with us.
Tim Tszyu vs. Tony Harrison: The Key Stats
KO wins: 15
KO wins: 21
Harrison, a former division champion, believes he will have too much class for the unbeaten Australian.
Tszyu will try to emulate his father by becoming world champion with a win over his battle-tested American.
Tszyu and Harrison clashed in Sydney Harbor earlier in the week
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Tim Tszyu vs. Tony Harrison: The Odds
Tim Tszyu is the bookies’ betting favorite paying $1.45 to win, while Harrison is a $3 underdog.
Tszyu points or decision: $3.15
Tszyu KO/TKO: $2.50
Harrison points or decision: $4.90
Harrison KO/TKO: $6.25