Tszyu vs Smith: On Wednesday, May 11 at the Newcastle Entertainment Centre in Newcastle, Australia Nikita Tszyu will meet Mason Smith in a 6-round super welterweight bout.
Date, Time and Arena
Date and Time
The fight night will begin on Wednesday, May 11 at 4 a.m. ET / 1 a.m. PT.
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Tszyu vs Smith Fight Card
Who is fighting on the undercard on Wednesday, May 11?
Fight card subject to change.
|Division||Fighter 1||Fighter 2||Notes|
|heavyweight (200+ lbs)||Paul Gallen|
(12 – 1 – 1)
(10 – 1 – 1)
|For vacant Australian, Australian National Boxing Federation Australasian tit.|
|super welterweight (154 lbs)||Nikita Tszyu|
(1 – 0 – 0)
(5 – 0 – 0)
|lightweight (135 lbs)||Harry Garside|
(2 – 0 – 0)
(5 – 1 – 0)
|For Australian tit.|
|super bantamweight (122 lbs)||Sam Goodman|
(10 – 0 – 0)
(11 – 1 – 0)
|For vacant IBF Inter-Continental, WBO Oriental tit.|
|welterweight (147 lbs)||Hassan Hamdan|
(4 – 0 – 0)
(3 – 0 – 0)
|lightweight (135 lbs)||Francis Chua|
(8 – 2 – 1)
(11 – 0 – 1)
|super flyweight (115 lbs)||Linn Sandstrom|
(4 – 2 – 1)
(5 – 8 – 1)
|featherweight (126 lbs)||Amber Amelia|
(1 – 0 – 0)
(1 – 1 – 0)
When is Tszyu vs Smith?
Liam Smith could fight Tim Tszyu in Summer 2022 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Tszyu vs Smith Stats
Liam Smith would step into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tim Tszyu would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 15 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Tszyu would have advantage in power over Smith, with a 71% knock out percentage over Smith’s 58%.
Liam Smith is the older man by 6 years, at 33 years old.
Both Liam Smith & Tim Tszyu fight out of an orthodox stance.
Smith is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 8 years and 2 months earlier than Tszyu, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 117 more professional rounds, 224 to Tszyu’s 107.
Liam Smith goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO and 10 by the RING at super welterweight.
Tim Tszyu is currently ranked number 2 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 5 by the RING in the 154lb division.
Tszyu vs Smith Form
Smith has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Jessie Vargas on 30th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Anthony Fowler on 9th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Magomed Kurbanov on 7th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Before that, he had beat Roberto Garcia on 20th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona, United States.
He had won against Mario Alberto Lozano on 24th August 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Centro de Usos Multiples, Sonora, Mexico.
Tszyu remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Terrell Gausha on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Armory, Minneapolis, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Takeshi Inoue on 17th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Qudos Bank Arena, New South Wales, Australia.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Steve Spark on 7th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Newcastle Entertainment Centre, New South Wales.
Before that, he had won against Dennis Hogan on 31st March 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Newcastle, New South Wales.
Hehad defeated Bowyn Morgan on 16th December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Bankwest Stadium, New South Wales.