Ben Damon column, Tim Tzyu v Brian Castano, boxing festival, No Limit

In an emphatic assertion about far Australian boxing has superior in recent times, a revolutionary three-day pageant of preventing idea is being deliberate for mid-November.

The No Restrict promotional staff is ready to stage three occasions throughout consecutive days in a single metropolis, ideally culminating in Tim Tszyu’s world title shot with WBO World Champion Brian Castaño.

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Gold Coast, Melbourne and Sydney are within the operating to host the weekend, with the Friday and Saturday night time reveals to be broadcast on Fox Sports activities and Sunday’s Tszyu occasion reside on Most important Occasion PPV and beamed reside into the US.

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“Nothing like this has ever been finished in world boxing, not to mention in Australia, and it simply goes to indicate how far the game has are available in the previous couple of years,” says No Restrict’s George Rose.

“The NRL’s ‘Magic Spherical’ has been vastly profitable and we imagine a weekend of world class boxing is the proper approach to underline the truth that boxing is now most undoubtedly a mainstream sport on this nation.”

Negotiations are progressing for Castaño to defend his title towards Tszyu within the excellent climax to the weekend but when that bout can’t be finalised No Restrict and Crew Tszyu are anticipated to maneuver on former champion American Tony Harrison.

Brian Castano reacts after his Tremendous Welterweight struggle towards Jermell CharloSupply: AFP

No Restrict regulars Liam Wilson, Sam Ah See and Wade Ryan can be assured a spot on the playing cards, in addition to cross-code athletes like Paul Gallen who may face Darcy Lussick, whereas No Restrict is extending an invite to all Australian boxers.

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“It is a celebration of a golden period in Australian boxing and everybody’s invited! We need to make the perfect fights potential and it’s an opportunity for the perfect boxers within the nation to develop into part of historical past,” says Rose.

“We shall be bringing in worldwide expertise, and we’ve got some nice mainstream fights in thoughts involving NRL expertise and such, however there’s so many sensible home clashes to be made and we expect now’s the time to make them!”

Tim Tszyu knocks out Stevie SparkSupply: Getty Pictures

The idea represents a serious endeavor for No Restrict’s broadcast companion Foxtel who will broadcast all three occasions reside and round 30 particular person bouts.

Organisers plan so as to add a pageant really feel to the weekend with occasions, installations and performances to go with the motion and main home and worldwide friends like former heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder who’s being approached to make the journey from America. | Ben Damon column, Tim Tzyu v Brian Castano, boxing pageant, No Restrict


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