After a wildly profitable 2020, rising Aussie Tim Tszyu is reportedly closing in on a combat with two-time world title challenger Dennis Hogan. Tszyu’s supervisor, Glenn Jennings, tells Sporting News that the matchup is “very near being made official” and can happen by the top of March.
Hogan (28-3-1, 7 KO), an Irishman combating out of Queensland, Australia, known as Tszyu (17-0, 13 KO) out last month after the latter’s crushing victory over Bowyn Morgan. He was tabbed to welcome former unified champion Julian Williams again to the ring this month, however Sporting Information claims that’s been canceled.
Tszyu presently sits at #2 within the WBO tremendous welterweight rankings, however should wait till after Patrick Teixeira’s February 13th defense against mandatory challenger Brian Castano for his personal crack on the belt. Even when the New South Wales man can be closely favored, Hogan’s a really stable opponent who would quantity among the many stiffest check of Tszyu’s younger profession; there are far worse methods to remain busy.