VS
Late 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Super Welterweight
24-1-0
15-1-1

The tape

29
Age
30
5' 9" / 174 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

SD 12UD 12KO 1TKO 9UD 12
Form
KO 3UD 12UD 12UD 10TKO 4
24
Wins
15
17
By KO
8
71
KO%
53
1
Losses
1
0
Stopped
1
0
Draws
1
2016
Debut
2017
141
Pro rounds
114

Current rankings @ Super Welterweight

2
The Ring
-
5
WBA
-
-
WBC
9
1
WBO
4
4
IBF
5

Tim Tszyu vs Josh Kelly preview


When is Tszyu vs Kelly?

Tim Tszyu could face Josh Kelly in late 2024 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 a record of 24 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

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 knockout.

The stats suggest Tszyu would have an advantage in power over Kelly, with a 71% knockout percentage compared to Kelly's 53%.

Tim Tszyu is the younger man by 1 year, at 29 years old.

Kelly has a height advantage of 1 inch over Tszyu. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.

Both Tim Tszyu and Josh Kelly fight out of an orthodox stance.

Tszyu is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 3 months earlier than Kelly, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 27 more professional rounds, totaling 141 compared to Kelly's 114.

Tim Tszyu goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 1 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF, and 2 by The Ring at super welterweight.

Josh Kelly is currently ranked number 9 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO, and 5 by the IBF in the 154lb division.

Tszyu vs Kelly form

Tszyu has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Sebastian Fundora on March 30, 2024, by split decision in their WBO World Junior Middleweight and WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Brian Mendoza on October 15, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Gold Coast, Australia.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Carlos Ocampo on June 18, 2023, by knockout in the 1st round in their WBO Interim World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Broadbeach.

Before that, he had won against Tony Harrison on March 11, 2023, by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO Interim World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney.

He had beaten Terrell Gausha on March 26, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Armory, Minneapolis, United States.

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 December 16, 2023, by knockout in the 3rd round at Beacon of Light, Sunderland, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had defeated Gabriel Alberto Corzo on July 15, 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 December 2, 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 July 30, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Vertu Motors Arena, Newcastle.

He had beaten Peter Kramer on June 17, 2022, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Josh Kelly has been fighting more than Tim Tszyu.

Tim Tszyu last fought 8 months and 12 days ago, while Josh Kelly's last outing was 11 months and 26 days ago.

Tszyu's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 16 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 6 months and 17 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 2 years, 5 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.2 rounds on average.

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