Invincible Australian boxing star Tim Tszyu will face former American world champion Tony Harrison in a 12-round WBO superweight world title fight, on Sunday, March 12, at Qudos Bank Arena in his hometown of Sydney, Australia.
Support from the NSW Government has facilitated Tszyu’s return to Sydney and the famed Qudos Bank Arena, who will attempt to claim his first world title in his first home game since beating Takeshi. Inoue of Japan in November 2021.
The match will be one of the most important in Australian history and the Main Event will provide fans across the country with direct access to all the matches, with live coverage and exclusively available on Pay-Per-View through Foxtel and Kayo Sports.
American Tony Harrison is a former WBC superweapon world champion and remains the only boxer to beat Tszyu’s previously scheduled opponent, current undisputed champion Jermell Charlo.
In one of Australia’s most exciting poker games of all time, Tszyu’s younger brother and rising superstar, Nikita Tszyu, will enter the ring on his siblings’ cards for the first time against a random puncher. defeated and defending Australian champion Bo Belbin.
World-ranked super bantamweight competitor Sam Goodman takes on former Irish world champion TJ Doheny in a 10-round all-action world title match.
And former Olympic performer Paulo ‘Sweet P’ Aokuso continued the race towards the historic world title in seven matches against experienced Cuban Yunieski Gonzalez.
Tszyu-Harrison will be broadcast live on Foxtel and Kayo Sports Main Events in Australia, the US and around the world.
Promoted by No Limit Boxing, in partnership with the NSW Government, ticket starting at $79 will be discounted on Fridays and can be purchased via Ticketek.com.au.
“Tim Tszyu is the undisputed superstar of Australian boxing and I am delighted that he is fighting for his first world title in front of his incredible hometown fans in Sydney.” The CEO of No Limit Boxing, George Rose.
“Tony Harrison is Tim’s toughest test within a mile and he will certainly be willing to give his best in what I think will be a tough day for him both in and out of martial arts. radio.
“This will be a history-making event with an atmosphere never seen before at a world title match in Australia. Sydney won’t know what happened when the first bell rings on Sunday, March 12 (Saturday, March 11 in the US).”
NSW Sports Minister Alister Henskens said it was an exciting addition to the state’s rich calendar of sporting events in 2023.
Mr Henskens said: “Tim Tszyu was born and raised in Sydney, so what better place to claim his World title than here on his local pitch, in front of a home audience, with the world watching.
“The world championships are broadcast internationally and will present NSW as Australia’s premier sporting State and a city that goes out of its way to create unforgettable sporting moments.”
Foxtel Group CEO Patrick Delany said the Tszyu-Harrison world title continues to be a lasting legacy of supporting superfights in Australia for both domestic and international audiences.
“We are delighted to partner with No Limit Boxing to bring the magic of Kayo Sports and Fox Sports to this world-class match, held right here in Sydney and broadcast exclusively to over 3 million people. our sports subscriptions across Australia, through Main Events on Kayo Sports and Foxtel,” said Foxtel Group CEO Patrick Delany.
“We have supported boxing for over 25 years, and through our new multi-year agreement with Boxing Unlimited, Kayo Sports and Fox Sports will continue to drive its growth through what will undoubtedly be golden era for the sport in Australia.”
For full details and access to pre-sale tickets for Tszyu-Harrison visit NoLimitBoxing.com.au.
Viewers in Australia will be able to watch Tszyu-Harrison on MainEvent.com.au or KayoSports.com.au.