Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Current rankings @ Super Welterweight
When is Tszyu vs Hogan?
Tim Tszyu is set to take on Dennis Hogan on Wednesday 31st March 2021 at Newcastle Entertainment Centre in Newcastle, New South Wales.
The fight is scheduled for 10 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Tszyu vs Hogan stats
Tim Tszyu steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Dennis Hogan will make his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Tszyu has a massive power advantage over Hogan, boosting at 76% knock out percentage over Hogan's 25%.
Tim Tszyu is the younger man by 10 years, at 26 years old.
Tszyu has a height advantage of 1 inch over Hogan. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Tim Tszyu & Dennis Hogan fight out of an orthodox stance.
Tszyu is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 year and 8 months later than Hogan, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 158 less professional rounds, 75 to Hogan's 233.
Tim Tszyu goes into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA, 11 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 9 by the RING at super welterweight.
Dennis Hogan is currently ranked number 10 by the WBC in the 154lb division.
Tszyu vs Hogan form
Tszyu remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Bowyn Morgan on 16th December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Bankwest Stadium, New South Wales, Australia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jeff Horn on 26th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Queensland.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jack Brubaker on 6th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at ICC Exhibition Centre, New South Wales.
Before that, he had won against Dwight Ritchie on 14th August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at ICC Exhibition Centre, New South Wales.
He had beat Joel Camilleri on 15th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Star, Sydney, New South Wales.
Dennis Hogan has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Jermall Charlo on 7th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jaime Munguia on 13th April 2019 by majority decision in their WBO World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Arena Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jamie Weetch on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia.
Before that, he had won against ‘Jimmy’ Kilrain Kelly on 7th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland.
He had defeated Yuki Nonaka on 14th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland.
In terms of recent activity, Tim Tszyu has been fighting more than Dennis Hogan.
Tim Tszyu last fought 2 months and 13 days ago, while Dennis Hogan's last outing was 1 year, 2 months and 22 days ago.
Tszyu's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
Hogan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
What time does Tszyu vs Hogan start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 AM UTC at Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, which is 7:00 AM EST or 4:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 12:00 PM BST in the UK.
What are the odds on Tszyu vs Hogan?
Tim Tszyu is currently 1/7 (-714) to win the contest outright, while you can get 4/1 (+400) on Dennis Hogan if you fancy the big upset.