Tim Tszyu beats Dennis Hogan in Newcastle after 5 brutal rounds

Tim Tszyu dropped Dennis Hogan with some brutal body punches.

Tim Tszyu has overcome a nasty reduce and his hardest opponent so far to assert a shocking fifth-round TKO victory over Dennis Hogan in Newcastle.

Ignoring the blood that flowed down the facet of his face from a reduce above his left eye, Tszyu by no means misplaced his form, knocking down Hogan within the fifth spherical with a shocking uppercut.

The tip was nigh after that blow, with the Irishman’s nook dropping out shortly after to finish the combat.

Hogan, a two-time world title challenger, was anticipated to trigger Tszyu real issues together with his ringcraft and expertise.

Nevertheless, the 26-year-old once more belied his age with a composed and measured efficiency, displaying the identical steely dedication that has seen him rise by means of the ranks to turn into the WBO’s primary junior middleweight contender.

It did not all go Tszyu’s method.

Tim Tszyu celebrates after beating his hardest problem so far, Dennis Hogan. (

AAP: Dan Himbrechts


A head conflict within the second spherical, a spherical that Hogan had the higher of, noticed Tszyu develop a nasty reduce under the eyebrow of his left eye.

With blood obscuring his imaginative and prescient and leaving him weak to Hogan’s harmful proper hooks, Tszyu by no means confirmed a single diploma of panic.

Tszyu tenderised his opponents physique, touchdown a sequence a devastating blows to the liver that repeatedly buckled the Irishman.

Hogan stayed within the contest although till he was dropped by a sensational higher reduce firstly of the fifth.

Hogan was allowed to proceed, however with Tszyu gaining in confidence as each second handed, his nook threw within the towel at hand Tszyu an 18th victory — his 14th by knockout — to increase his unbeaten run.

Relive the motion, together with the total undercard, because it occurred in our reside weblog.

Reside updates

By Simon Smale

Tim Tszyu dominant in Newcastle

It was a venue that his father Kostya gained seven fights at. Now Tim Tszyu has added a win of his personal as he continues to take steps up the boxing rankings.

I hope you loved our protection of the combat and undercard tonight, I do know I’ve.

Tim is at present getting some stitches put into his eye, in order that’s good, let’s hope that heals up properly.

Ouch (Foremost Occasion)

Thanks on your feedback, it has been really heartening to learn how a lot you all loved following alongside, we must always all do it once more a while.

Actually, we are going to. We’ll deliver you related protection of the heavyweight combat of the 12 months (properly, to date, at the very least) between Lucas Browne and Paul Gallen on April 21.

Nevertheless, till then, get pleasure from the remainder of your night.

By Simon Smale

Blissful Tim Tszyu. (Foremost Occasion)

Viewers remark by Garrett

No shock there eh. I believe he is even higher than his Dad was I do know that’s a Massive name however actually beginning to look that method he is solely getting higher and higher… large rap additionally from fennec who was no slouch 😝

By Simon Smale

What subsequent? A title combat in Australia

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So, what’s subsequent.

“It is as much as my promoters,” Tszyu mentioned.

“We wish the true straps, and we wish them right here in Australia. No matter occurs, occurs.”

It’s price saying that we heard the identical factor after his final win, but when Charlo and Brian Castaño need to dance for a unification combat, that may be tough to organise.

Liam Smith has been talked about, though he additionally has a combat lined up.

Viewers remark by Jason

Effectively completed tim, onwards and upwards

Viewers remark by Dave

Superior consequence from superior expertise.

By Simon Smale

Tim ‘soul taker’ Tszyu

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Tim Tszyu is talking after the combat.

He was requested if that was the very best combat of his profession.

“The calibre of my opponent, Dennis Hogan, to get him out faster than Charlo [did], I believe that is not a foul achievement,” Tszyu mentioned.

Hogan misplaced to Jermell Charlo in seven rounds at middleweight.

“Within the ring, that is my kingdom. That is the place I take management.”

Tszyu mentioned he might see the physique punches hurting Hogan from spherical two, and mentioned he might go one other seven rounds at that tempo.

“I used to be warming up solely,” Tszyu mentioned.

“I might go one other seven rounds at this tempo or extra.”

Ben Damon mentioned Tszyu’s nickname needs to be Soul Taker primarily based on these highly effective physique punches. He mentioned that did not sound too dangerous.

By Simon Smale

Key Occasion

Tim Tszyu wins by fifth spherical stoppage

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It was good. It was brutal. It was emphatic.

It despatched a message.

Viewers remark by Boon

Viewers remark by Garry

Massive evening for Australia boxing.

Viewers remark by Brenda

By Simon Smale

Spherical 5: Tim Tszyu vs Dennis Hogan

Jeff Fenech mentioned that if this continues on this vein, he’d pull the Irishman out.

Hogan stands and trades with Tszyu, however Tszyu stays in management.



A brutal higher reduce from Tszyu clobbers Hogan and rocks his head again.

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Up he will get although, Tszyu’s in search of the massive shot, however Hogan jabs and lands in defiant defence.

Hogan will get a proper by means of to the top of Tszyu!

Extra physique work from Tszyu, Hogan lands a giant shot nevertheless it does nothing to cease Tszyu.

Hogan takes one other one to the physique!


World class efficiency from Tim Tszyu, who steps as much as one other stage as soon as once more!

Viewers remark by Allyn Richard Hicks

Sustain these physique photographs Tim.

By Simon Smale

Spherical 4: Tim Tszyu vs Dennis Hogan

These physique photographs had been brutal from Tszyu.

Tszyu races forwards, lands a few large photographs to the physique of Hogan.

He jabs to flee the risk.

Hogan is below strain right here.

Tszyu is touchdown with impunity, the correct overhand is a weapon that Hogan desperately must keep away from.

Two BIG SHOTS FROM TSZYU! Hogan wobbles a little bit, however holds on and clinches.

Hogan lands with a proper, however Tszyu comes proper again with two of his personal.

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Hogan will get a shot away to the physique.

Tszyu races ahead and a wild proper misses.

ANOTHER BIG BODY SHOT! AND ANOTHER! Hogan smiles however Tszyu reveals nothing.


That is the bell. Tszyu on prime.

By Simon Smale

Spherical 3: Tim Tszyu vs Dennis Hogan

The replay confirmed that was a head conflict that result in the reduce.

Hogan lands with a left jab, in search of the top of Tszyu.

Tszyu is stalking Hogan, however the skilled man is the same as the problem to date, forcing his youthful opponent again.

Oh good physique from Tszyu, and a left to the top. Hogan holds on when these punches are available in.

Now they each clinch.

Tszyu lands with a left to the physique, then a proper to the top, and a left hook from Tszyu.

Hogan is reddening across the face as they clinch.

Hogan lands to the physique, then so does Tszyu! They alternate within the centre if the ring.

Hogan lands a pair, together with a superb one to the top, however Tszyu comes again with a physique shot, one other physique shot! That harm him!

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Highly effective punching from Tszyu!

By Simon Smale

Spherical 2: Tim Tszyu vs Dennis Hogan

Tszyu was relaxed in his nook on the break.

Hogan is staying out of vary – it has been 15 months since he was in a hoop, so he might, needs to be rusty.

Hogal appears for the physique, Tszyu lands with one to the physique, then the top.

Then one other physique shot lands, sounded good.

Overhand from Hogan, and Tszyu is bleeding! Aspect of the left eye.

It got here from an overhand proper, Hogan appears for that overhand left once more. He is discovering some success with that.

They clinch once more.

Hogan might goal that facet of Tszyu, however no panic from Tszyu but – there’s the overhand proper from Hogan, that lands.

Hogan punches, they alternate jabs, a superb overhand from Hogan is met with a superb higher reduce from Tszyu.

They clinch, a variety of hanging on, and Hogan can be blissful because the bell rings.

Work to do within the Tszyu nook.

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Viewers remark by Deeza

Actual check right here for Tim<br>Win this and he’s legit contender

Viewers remark by Graeme.

High combat for Tim. <br>Hogan is not any slouch

By Simon Smale

Spherical 1: Tim Tszyu vs Dennis Hogan

Measured begin, Tim not transferring a lot, retaining a gradual, secure base and slowly edging in direction of the twitchy-looking Hogan.

Hogan, busy, the 2 alternate a few flurries, however nothing lands clear.

Tszyu closing down the ring house.

Excessive from Tszyu as he comes ahead, lands to the top.

Hogan darts in then geese away as Tszyu pounces.

Tszyu lands one to the physique, Hogan geese below a wild proper from Tszyu. They clinch.

Hogan goes to floor, nevertheless it was a push if something.

Cagey begin. I give that to Tszyu.

By Simon Smale

Tim Tszyu

He all the time appears so centered in these conditions.

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Not even a flicker of emotion.

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