Tim Tszyu has declared his upcoming struggle in opposition to Tony Harrison can be a harder problem than world champion Jermell Charlo.
Harrison is the one man to have crushed Charlo, nevertheless the undisputed tremendous welterweight champion gained their rematch with an eleventh spherical knockout.
Tszyu’s deliberate title struggle with Charlo in January fell via when the latter was injured in coaching and Harrison stepped as much as problem for the now-interim WBO title.
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The American has repeatedly informed Tsyzu he’s in over his head for his or her struggle on March 12 and declared after touching down in Australia that it will likely be a brief struggle.
However the Australian bit again after their first face-to-face assembly on the premiere of Creed III in Sydney on Tuesday night time.
“He is aware of that’s not going to occur, if it goes previous 4 he’s going to be in bother,” Tsyzu stated.
“My goal is to seize him by the neck and pull him down into the ocean and simply let him sink – drown him.
“It should begin from Spherical 1 and we’ll see when he will get some air. He’s going to wish to faucet, he’s going to want it was UFC.
“He’s tall however my sparring companions are a lot taller, he seems to be fragile. You’ll be able to simply see it, I’ve been sparring massive, robust unbreakable blokes and he seems to be like I might crack him in half.”
Tszyu got here good on his promise to disclaim Harrison a hug when the duo squared off on the film premiere.
However Tsyzu did concede it might be the hardest struggle of his profession and emphasised Harrison is “100 per cent” a greater fighter than Charlo.
“I believe he’s acquired superior expertise. He’s acquired a very good jab, good motion and is difficult to hit, slick, at all times shifting. Totally different kind of opponent to anybody I’ve ever confronted,” Tszyu stated.
“I’m not underestimating him, that is going to be a tricky struggle. I do know that.
“He’s acquired higher expertise than Charlo, he beat Charlo and was successful his final struggle with Charlo (earlier than the knockout).
“However kinds make fights, simply since you’re (boasting) superior ability, it doesn’t imply you’re going to win on a regular basis, there’s a lot on this boxing sport.
“The larger the danger, the larger the reward, fairly easy. Goal for the celebrities.”
Harrison wasn’t phased to be preventing in Tsyzu’s yard and stated he didn’t even really feel jet lagged, emphasising he went for a 10km run as quickly as he arrived at his lodge.
“I’m assured wherever I’m going, simply give me a hoop and provides me a time and I’m assured,” Harrison stated.
“I reside for moments like this. I’m going to beat his arse. I’m going to make a brief night time of it.”
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