Australian Technology Park, New South Wales, Australia
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Tim Tszyu vs Stevie Ongen Ferdinandus report
Who won Tszyu vs Ferdinandus?
Tim Tszyu beat Stevie Ongen Ferdinandus by knockout in the 1st round on Friday 3rd August 2018 at Australian Technology Park in New South Wales.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Tszyu vs Ferdinandus stats
Tim Tszyu stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Stevie Ongen Ferdinandus made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 15 loses and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Tszyu had a large advantage in power over Ferdinandus, boosting at 78% knock out percentage over Ferdinandus' 52%.
Tim Tszyu was the younger man by 14 years, at 28 years old.
Tszyu had a height advantage of 2 inches over Ferdinandus. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Tim Tszyu fought out of the orthodox stance, while Stevie Ongen Ferdinandus was a southpaw.
Tszyu was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 34 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 7 year and 8 months later than Ferdinandus, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 158 less professional rounds, 116 to Ferdinandus' 274.
Tszyu vs Ferdinandus form
Tszyu remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Terrell Gausha on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Armory, Minneapolis, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Takeshi Inoue on 17th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Qudos Bank Arena, New South Wales, Australia.
Going into that contest, he had beat Dennis Hogan on 31st March 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Newcastle, New South Wales.
Before that, he had won against Bowyn Morgan on 16th December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Bankwest Stadium, New South Wales.
He had beat Jeff Horn on 26th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Queensland.
Tszyu's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
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