Strap in fight fans, Australia’s top ranked boxer is about to step into the ring once again as another challenger looks to take on his perfect 17-0 record.
Tim Tsyzu will fight Brisbane-based Irishman and former two-time world title challenger Dennis 'Hurricane' Hogan tonight (Wednesday, March 31) at Newcastle’s Entertainment Centre.
Son of boxing legend Kostya, Tsyzu will be competing with Hogan to edge closer to a world title shot, as the winner earns the right to take on the WBO's current super welterweight champion, Brian Castano.
Tsyzu is coming off the back of a spectacular first round knockout win over Bowyn Morgan in December. The 26-year-old is now ranked inside the top 10 with all major sanctioning bodies.
Hogan on the other hand represents a big challenge for Tszyu having fought a vast majority of his career at super welterweight, but most recently stepping up to take on WBC middleweight champion Jermall Charlo in December 2019. He enters the ring tonight with a record of 28-3-1.
Boxing fans can watch the Steel City Showdown live and with better access to all of the action than ever before, thanks to Main Event showcasing the fight on Foxtel and Kayo.
Read on to see how you can watch it where you are.
Tszyu vs Hogan live stream: start time
The Tszyu vs Hogan card starts tonight at 7pm AEDT, and features two title fights in the lead up to the main event. If you're not watching in Sydney or Melbourne you'll need to tune in from the following times to see the whole card:
- Brisbane - 6pm
- Adelaide - 6:30pm
- Perth - 4pm
- Darwin - 5.30pm
- UK - 8am GMT
- US - 4am EDT
Tszyu and Hogan are set to start their ring walks for the main event around 10:30pm AEDT / 11:30am GMT / 7:30am EDT.
Tszyu vs Hogan live stream: how to watch in Australia
Kayo Sports | Tszyu vs Hogan | AU$59.95 (opens in new tab)
You can catch all the action on the Tsyzu vs Hogan card exclusively live with Main Event either on Kayo Sports or Foxtel via pay-per-view. And you don’t have to be a Kayo subscriber to watch the bout either. It’s available to order for AU$59.95 on both services.
Head to Kayo.com (opens in new tab) to order your pay-per-view of the bout.
If you’re looking to boost your sports viewing, a basic package subscription to Kayo gets you access to over 50 sports, ready to live stream or watch on demand for just AU$25p/m with two screens included. If you want a third screen on your plan, it’ll cost you AU$35p/m. But there’s no lock-in contract, so you’re free to cancel anytime.
Tszyu vs Hogan live stream: how to watch overseas
For Aussies who subscribe to streaming services like Kayo, you’ll find these don’t work if you head overseas on holiday - or if you're currently living abroad.
For those who want to access the Main Event while overseas, your best option is to use a VPN service to change your IP address to a different location. This should let you access your local coverage as you would back home. You'll still need to purchase the bout through Kayo or Foxtel, but be sure you're linked up to a VPN first.
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Full fight card
- Tim Tszyu vs Dennis Hogan: for the right to a shot at WBO super welterweight title
- Wade Ryan vs Koen Mazoudier: WBA Oceania super welterweight and IBO international super welterweight titles
- Cesar Mateo Tapia vs Renold Quinlan: WBA Oceania super middleweight title
- Paul Fleming vs Tyson Lantry: super featherweights
- Sakio Bika vs Sam Soliman: super middleweights
- Darkon Dryden vs Jason Medawar: uper welterweight
- Jason Fawcett vs Alex Carioti: super welterweights
- Linn Sandstrom vs Felicity Loiterton: junior bantameweights