Tim Tszyu says he is anticipating a peaceful and picked up efficiency from his youthful brother Nikita, as the Tszyu identify will as soon as once more be up in lights in Newcastle.
“It is fascinating, you recognize? I can see the extent ups and the way in which he is getting comfy in there, and the way in which he is approaching the game,” Tim informed Broad World of Sports activities.
Nikita fought his skilled debut back in March, with a second-round TKO over Aaron Stahl.
He is going through undefeated Mason Smith tonight within the co-main occasion, earlier than Paul Gallen and Kris Terzievski struggle for the Australian and Australasian titles.
“I am hoping that he stays good and relaxed, good and calm, packing containers at first after which finds the shot and knocks the man out chilly,” Tim mentioned of his brother – who adopted a zen-like method to the struggle, however promised yesterday to unleash ‘chaos’ when the time comes.
“He is like that. He is an overthinker, however he is discovered to block it out and he is having a ball in there, he is having fun with himself,” Tim mentioned.
Tim will likely be ringside in Newcastle earlier than flying out to watch the title unification bout between Jermell Charlo and Brian Castano, with the winner the subsequent identify on the Australian’s radar, for all of the titles.
However there will be no cornerman work for the older of two brothers, as he recovers from latest corrective surgical procedure on his fingers. Even followers on the road have to accept elbow bumps relatively than handshakes after they say hiya.
“I can not do an excessive amount of, cannot even be the water boy,” he says with fun.