Bankwest Stadium, New South Wales, Australia
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Tszyu vs Morgan?
Tim Tszyu beat Bowyn Morgan by knockout in the 1st round on Wednesday 16th December 2020 at Bankwest Stadium 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 Morgan stats
Back in December 2020, Tim Tszyu stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Bowyn Morgan made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Tszyu had a large advantage in power over Morgan, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Morgan's 52%.
Tim Tszyu was the younger man by 5 years, at 27 years old.
Morgan had a height advantage of 1 inch over Tszyu. Despite this, he had 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Tim Tszyu & Bowyn Morgan fought out of an orthodox stance.
Tszyu was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 year later than Morgan, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 11 more professional rounds, 129 to Morgan's 118.
Tim Tszyu went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA, 10 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 4 by the IBF at super welterweight.
Tszyu vs Morgan form
Tszyu remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Jeff Horn on 26th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Queensland, Australia.
Previous to that, he had beat Jack Brubaker on 6th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at ICC Exhibition Centre, New South Wales.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Joel Camilleri on 15th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Star, Sydney, New South Wales.
He had defeated Denton Vassell on 8th February 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Hordern Pavilion, New South Wales.
Tszyu's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What time did Tszyu vs Morgan start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 AM UTC at Bankwest Stadium, New South Wales, Australia, which was 6:00 AM EST or 3:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Tszyu vs Morgan?
Tim Tszyu was a 7/100 (-1400) favourite going into the contest, while Bowyn Morgan made his way into the ring at 13/2 (+650) with oddsmakers.