Former WBO World welterweight champion Jeff Horn (20-2-1) is coming off the win by majority decision against Michael Zerafa. Unbeaten Tim Tszyu (15-0) won his previous bout by TKO in the fourth-round against Jack Brubaker. Jeff Horn and Tim Tszyu are expected to square off during ten rounds at super welterweight .
The Horn vs Tszyu bout is expected to headline “Rumble on the Reef” fight card live on Main Event. The showdown is planned to be held at Queensland Country Bank Stadium in North Ward, QLD on April 22.
“Jeff and Tim are continuing to train for the 22nd of April,” said Dean Lonergan. “They will be ready to rumble in Townsville at that great new stadium.”
Where is Jeff Horn vs Tim Tszyu taking place?
The fight will be held at Queensland Country Bank Stadium in Townsville.
The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre played host to Horn’s remarkable rematch win over Michael Zerafa in December, and was being considered to play host again.
Meanwhile, Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne and RAC Arena in Perth had also been touted as potential hosts, while Sydney is out of the running.
When is Jeff Horn vs Tim Tszyu and what time does it start?
Wednesday 22nd April, 2020 – 09:00 approx (UK) . Jeff Horn and Tim Tszyu are fighting on Wednesday, April 22. It’s a midweek fight to avoid a clash with the footy codes on the weekend.
What TV channel is Jeff Horn vs Tim Tszyu on?
Where can I stream Jeff Horn vs Tim Tszyu?
Viewers in Australia can stream the fight via the Main Event website
Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison has recently confirmed the ban on gatherings of more than 500 people due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Lonergan said that there were (currently) “no plans and no reason” to change the date. If this is required, the boxing fans in Australia will still be able to see the fight, yet it might happen at a later date.
Former WBO World welterweight champion Jeff Horn (20-2-1) is coming off the win by majority decision against Michael Zerafa. Unbeaten Tim Tszyu (15-0) won his previous bout by TKO in the fourth-round against Jack Brubaker.
Jeff Horn and Tim Tszyu are expected to square off during ten rounds at super welterweight.
HORN VS TSZYU PRESS CONFERENCE
With the contracts signed and the countdowns on, the build-up is underway.
Horn and Tszyu both appeared at a media event in Sydney this week to start promoting the bout.
Check out the full press conference right here.