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When is Tszyu vs Kelly?
Tim Tszyu could face Josh Kelly in Summer 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Tszyu vs Kelly stats
Tim Tszyu would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 24 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Josh Kelly would make his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Tszyu would have advantage in power over Kelly, with a 71% knock out percentage over Kelly's 53%.
Tim Tszyu is the same age as Josh Kelly, at 29 years old.
Kelly has a height advantage of 1 inch over Tszyu. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Both Tim Tszyu & Josh Kelly fight out of an orthodox stance.
Tszyu is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 3 months earlier than Kelly, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 15 more professional rounds, 129 to Kelly's 114.
Tim Tszyu goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at super welterweight.
Josh Kelly is currently ranked number 10 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 4 by the IBF in the 154lb division.
Tszyu vs Kelly form
Tszyu remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Brian Mendoza on 15th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Gold Coast, Australia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Carlos Ocampo on 18th June 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBO Interim World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Broadbeach.
Going into that contest, he had beat Tony Harrison on 11th March 2023 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO Interim World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney.
Before that, he had won against Terrell Gausha on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Armory, Minneapolis, United States.
He had beat Takeshi Inoue on 17th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Qudos Bank Arena, New South Wales, Australia.
Kelly has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he defeated Placido Ramirez on 16th December 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at Beacon of Light, Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Gabriel Alberto Corzo on 15th July 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Vertu Motors Arena, Newcastle.
Going into that contest, he had won against Troy Williamson on 2nd December 2022 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Welterweight championship fight at Utilita Arena, Newcastle.
Before that, he had defeated Lucas Brian Ariel Bastida on 30th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Vertu Motors Arena, Newcastle.
He had beat Peter Kramer on 17th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside.
In terms of recent activity, Josh Kelly has been fighting more than Tim Tszyu.
Tim Tszyu last fought 8 months ago, while Josh Kelly's last outing was 5 months and 30 days ago.
Tszyu's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
Kelly's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
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