Tim Tszyu Vs Brian Castano, disagreement, ‘soiled trick’, world title, championship

The person seemingly standing in Tim Tszyu’s path to a world title has trashed the Aussie’s present prospects of difficult for his belt.

Brian Castano, who had a controversial draw with Jermell Charlo of their unification bout final month, has slammed Tszyu and his workforce for taking part in a “soiled trick” as hypothesis corporations that the Aussie and the Argentine will face off for the WBO tremendous welterweight crown.

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Following the draw, Charlo was ordered into a compulsory IBF title defence in opposition to Russia’s Bakhram Murtazaliev whereas Castano is supposed to defend the belt in opposition to the obligatory challenger — on this case Tszyu — by November 13.

However in an interview with The Daily Telegraph, Castano has dismissed Tszyu, who has been caught in Australia in the course of the Covid-19 pandemic.

With dominant wins over Jeff Horn, Bowyn Morgan, Dennis Hogan and Stevie Spark, Tszyu has primarily cleared out the Australian market and is determined to attempt his hand abroad.

Whereas Tszyu has referred to as out Brit Liam Smith, Danny Garcia and American Tony Harrison, he’s but to attempt his hand on the large stage in opposition to former world champs aside from Horn.

And it’s for that reason that Castano stated Tszyu isn’t prepared for him.

Tim Tszyu knows he’s already done everything in Australia.
Tim Tszyu is aware of he’s already executed every little thing in Australia.Supply: Getty Photographs

Talking to ESPN’s Max Kellerman final week, Castano dismissed Tszyu’s work up to now, regardless of the 19-0 begin.

“Tim Tszyu is an effective fighter, however I would like a greater fighter,” Castano stated. “I respect his profession, however he wants extra fights. He wants extra expertise and to battle different opponents.

“I would like the battle right here, not in Australia. Why he’s not coming right here? I would like the battle right here, the individuals watch me, and so they know me right here within the USA. My work is right here within the USA.”

However Tszyu hit again on the feedback saying: “He can run all he needs however he can’t cover — As soon as I’m obligatory, he’s going to haven’t any alternative however to battle me.”

And it wouldn’t be boxing if Castano didn’t volley again.

Talking to The Each day Telegraph, Castano referred to as his feedback “a joke”.

“I by no means run from anyone, if you happen to take a look at my resume I went to France, I went to America which isn’t my authentic nation, in order that’s a joke,” Castano stated.

“It’s a joke from Tszyu that speaks for itself.

“Quite the opposite, he’s the one hiding in Australia and by no means needs to get out of Australia.

“To be calling out everybody in my division, he ought to come to America which is the mecca of boxing, everyone is aware of this. America is the place he wants to point out what he’s actually manufactured from.

“Tszyu by no means will get out of Australia.”

Brian Castano was unfortunate to not be the unified world champ.Supply: AFP

One factor that was thought to draw a world title battle to Australia was a $10 million bid by Tszyu’s promoters No Restrict Boxing, but it surely doesn’t appear to have labored up to now.

Charlo, who has the WBA, WBC and IBF titles, rejected him out of hand in May.

“First off, Tim ‘Kostya’ Tszyu just isn’t on a degree to even battle for a world title,” Charlo stated, throughout a fan Q&A on his private YouTube channel.

“He ain’t even on the extent to battle among the guys that I’ve knocked the f**okay out of and he ain’t even going to get no likelihood to battle me, most likely all through my profession. I’m simply being trustworthy with you.”

And now Castano has agreed that he’d be completely satisfied to take the cash and beat Tszyu in Australia, saying “If they’ve the $10 million, I’ll go to Australia swimming from Argentina and beat him in his personal yard, then take a flight again”.

Tim Tszyu has a scary spotlight reel.Supply: Getty Photographs

However Castano’s supervisor Sebastian Contursi instructed Information Corp that Tszyu’s workforce had put the champ’s nostril out of joint when No Restrict tried to steal a title battle with Patrick Teixeira, who Castano beat for the WBO belt, when Teixeira struggled to acquire a visa to enter the US.

“They’ve been enjoying soiled methods since final yr as a result of everyone knew on the time Patrick Teixeira, the Brazilian, had some points to acquire his visa to enter the US,” Contursi stated.

“The battle between Brian and Teixeira was scheduled for April initially, it was postponed but it surely was all the time in place.

“I do know for a truth these individuals despatched letters to the WBO making an attempt to take Teixeira to Australia to face Tim Tszyu and taking Brian out of the best way. That was the primary soiled trick they performed.

“Then after Brian lastly beat Teixeira for the WBO world title, they began publishing all around the world within the media that they had been providing $10 million to Charlo or Castano to go to Australia. They didn’t make clear or point out Australian {dollars} or American {dollars}, however everyone understood that $10 million was the purse they had been providing for both Charlo or Castano.”

Whereas Tszyu would love the title shot, his subsequent battle is firming as American Tony Harrison with No Restrict Boxing set for a three-day extravaganza that includes the likes of Steve Spark, Lenny Zappavigna, Liam Wilson and Mateo Tapia, in addition to Paul Gallen and Darcy Lussick going through off.

However Tszyu would be the foremost occasion, it solely will depend on who he’ll be going through.

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