By: Hans Themistode
Usually, Tim Tszyu has to peek out his window earlier than stepping exterior in his place of origin of Australia.
In fact, Tszyu’s fame isn’t derived solely from what he’s achieved within the ring. As a substitute, along with his father, Kostya Tszyu, having one of many extra distinguished careers in boxing historical past, Tim Tszyu has had heaps of expectations positioned on his shoulders.
Along with his father holding a number of world titles at 140 kilos, because of wins over Julio Cesar Chavez, Roger Mayweather, and Zab Judah – Kostya Tszyu was gifted his Corridor of Fame jacket in 2011.
As Tim Tszyu appears to carve out his personal legacy, he’ll look to take action towards perennial contender, Terrell Gausha. Tszyu will formally step foot on American soil this Saturday evening on the Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Not like in earlier buildups heading into his showdowns towards the likes of Dennis Hogan, Jeff Horn, and Takeshi Inoue – Tszyu has not been compelled to signal numerous autographs and smile for footage along with his adoring Australian followers. The truth is, the reception for the 154-pound contender has been comparatively muted.
Nonetheless, whereas Tszyu has at all times welcomed his rabid fanbase, he’s studying to benefit from the peace and calm related along with his upcoming US debut.
With time, nonetheless, Tszyu expects to show himself as a prime contender and future world champion. Come Saturday evening, he believes his title could have a substantial buzz round it in each Australia and right here stateside.
“It’s a brand new chapter for me,” stated Tszyu throughout an interview with Brian Johnson. “I really feel like I’ve achieved quite a bit in Australia. This provides me one other fireplace, a burning want. I like to come back in right here unknown, folks don’t know what to anticipate. It’s my time to point out them and provides them that wow issue.”