After a glittering career in the ring, the Soviet-born former world champion has recreated himself as a Moscow entrepreneur. Views Read Edit View history. Tszyu was born in Serov , a town near the Ural Mountains , in the former Soviet Union to a Korean paternal — Mongol maternal father and a Russian mother. Tszyu saw off his opponent in the second round with a TKO victory following a fine set of combinations to improve his record to When you look at my style, very aggressive and attack-minded, and Kostya’s style, with that horrendously powerful right hand, you thought, style-wise, that wasn’t really the world title we should be going for.
If ,ostya feel comfortable, what do you do? Tim Tszyu is the son of former undisputed light-welterweight world champion Kostya. I’d been going up and down in weight since I was The Ring light-welterweight champion 3 November — 4 June It would have been Tszyu’s first fight as a professional in Moscow, but Tszyu injured his shoulder during training.
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More from the web. When the fight resumed Tszyu swiftly unleashed a powerful right and uppercut before his next combination dropped Vassell to the canvas. Tszyu was an exceptional all-around boxer-puncher who relied heavily on accuracy and timing, and carried formidable punching power; he is often regarded as one of the hardest-punching kosta in the division’s history. I wanted to be the best and Kostya Tszyu was the best in the division.
Tszyu became world champion by knocking Rodriguez out in the sixth round. Cotto sent him to the canvas very early before finishing him in the fifth.
Unfortunately for Cotto, Tszyu was a finisher and would not let Cotto off. Two bouts later it was another former champion in Sammy Fuentes. As a result, Tszyu became the first man in 30 years to unify the belts in the light welterweight division. However, fans flooded to social media to shred the one-sided bout. Despite being a heavy favorite, he turned professional kostyw long before the Olympics finishing with a record of Cotto begins to koetya out his jab more and get out before Tszyu can respond.