eff Horn and Tim Tszyu face off at the new Townsville stadium in their highly anticipated Australian super welterweight title match.
Follow all the action on our live blog.
Then, very quickly in the second fight, Australian rookies Jess Cashman face off against Sweden’s Linn Sandstrom.
This match will be played in four two-minute rounds for women, as opposed to three-minute rounds for men.
Lately, women’s boxing has become more and more popular around the world, and these two have exploded!
Well, we didn’t have to wait too long to be the first winners of the night.
Vegas Larfield, in his professional debut, forced Ricky Hunt to submit in the first round, earning him a dominant victory in the TKO.
The official time was 1.09 in the first of four scheduled laps.
Sure, we’re all here primarily for the main event between Tim Tszyu and Jeff Horn, but there’s a lot of action before the big fight.
Here’s a full list of seven combat sub-maps, including two female fights. Tractor in Hazfi Cup final the best way
The first three fights will take place on Fox Sports, before the action moves to the Main Event.
From 6 p.m. AEST, Fox Sports
Vegas Larfield (start) vs Ricky Hunt (0-4), round 4 x 3 minutes
Linn Sandstrom (start) vs Jessica Cashman (start), flyweight, 4 x 2 minute round
Ben Horn (1-2) v Patrick Clarke (debut), welterweight, 4 x 3 minutes
From 7 p.m. AEST, Main Event
Adam Copland (5-1) v Joel Camilleri (18-6-1), middleweight, 6 rounds of 3 minutes
Shannon O’Connell (18-6-1) v Kylie Fulmer (7-0), super bantamweight, rounds 8 x 2 minutes
Liam Wilson (6-0) v Jackson Woods (4-1-1), super featherweight, 8 rounds of 3 minutes
Isaac Hardman (6-0) v Jamie Weetch (12-3), middleweight, 8 rounds of 3 minutes
March ring scheduled for 9:30 p.m. AEST
Jeff Horn (20-2-1) v Tim Tszyu (15-0), IBF Australian super welterweight, WBO super welterweight world title, round 10 x 3 minutes
Yesterday at 11:01 p.m.
By Simon Smale
Jeff Horn vs Tim Tszyu, Super Welterweight Title Fight, Live Coverage
Good evening and welcome to ABC News’ live coverage of the Australian super fight between former WBO welterweight world champion Jeff Horn and rising star Tim Tszyu.
My name is Simon Smale and I will be your host throughout the evening as the main event approaches.
I’ll cover the sub-map sparingly at first, but let’s make this blog as conversational as possible. If you have a question, want to let us know who you think is going to win or if you just want to discuss boxing in general, drop us a line using the button at the top of the page that says Leave a Comment.