Sebastian Fundora to step in for Keith Thurman and face Tim Tszyu in f...
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The very first Premier Boxing Champions occasion of the Amazon Prime Video age took a struck on Monday when Keith Thurman was eliminated of his March 30 centerpiece bout with WBO junior middleweight champ Tim Tszyu due to a bicep injury. With Thurman’s elimination, Sebastian Fundora has actually risen to the centerpiece of the pay-per-view card, according to multiple reports.

Fundora was currently on the card in a bout with Serhii Bohachuk, so he will a minimum of be entering his very first chance at a world champion off of a complete training school.

In his newest getaway, Fundora suffered a stunning knockout loss to Brian Mendoza, losing his interim WBC junior middleweight title at the same time. The loss to Mendoza was the very first loss of Fundora’s expert profession, dropping his record to 20-1-1.

Tszyu will deal with a various kind of obstacle than he was anticipating against Fundora, who dominates 6-foot-5, an amazing height for the 154-pound department. Despite his imposing height, Fundora has actually consistently wanted to take part in toe-to-toe exchanges throughout his profession.

With the occasion set to occur at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Tszyu is combating beyond his native Australia for simply the 2nd time in his profession. He is coming off the very first defense of his world title, a fight in which he took a unanimous choice over Mendoza in October that enhanced Tszyu’s expert record to 24-0.


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