Boxer Profile

kostya tszyu

"thunder from down under"

31

Wins

2

Losses

0

Draws

73.5%

KO %
  • Stance: Orthodox
  • Age: 50
  • Date Of Birth: 19 Sep 1969
  • Height: 5.58 ft (1.70 m)
  • Reach: 66.93 inches (170 cm)
  • Country: Australia
  • Universal ID : 29933
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Career Highlights

With a career lasting 13 years, southpaw Kostya Tszyu started off his career at age 22 on March 1992, last fighting in 0 and building a record of 31-2-0. Tszyu in his 34 fights. Tszyu's longest win streak is 18 fights between March 1992 and September 1996. His longest KO streak in his 34 fights is 8 fights long.


March 1992 - May 1996

Early Career

Tszyu's first fight came against Darrell Hiles where Tszyu became only the 2nd person to stop Hiles, stopping him in round 1 to claim his first pro fight stoppage and an almost perfect start to his career. Following his debut, Tszyu had an impressive start to his career as he went on to win his next 17 fights including 6 times in 1992, 4 times in 1993 and 7 times through 1994, 1995 and 1996 against the likes of Roger Mayweather, Hugo Pineda and Angel Hernandez.


September 14th, 1996

Kostya Tszyu Vs Jan piet Bergman

Jan piet Bergman was beaten next on September 14th, 1996 meaning Tszyu could maintain his unbeaten streak. Becoming the first person to stop Jan piet Bergman, Tszyu beat Bergman via KO in the 6th round of a 12 round fight.


May 31st, 1997

Kostya Tszyu Vs Vince Phillips

Tszyu went into his next fight against Vince Phillips on May 31st, 1997 with a career record of 18-1-0. Vince Phillips became the first person to stop Tszyu. The win came via TKO in the 10th round of a 12 round bout.


December 6th, 1997

Kostya Tszyu Vs Ismael armando Chaves

On December 6th, 1997, Tszyu was in action again with a win via TKO against Ismael armando Chaves taking his mostly successful record to 19-1-0. Tszyu's fight against Ismael armando Chaves came in the 3rd round of a 12 round fight via TKO. Tszyu became the first person to stop Chaves. Tszyu then went on to win a further 3 fights taking his record to 22 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws.


August 21st, 1999

Kostya Tszyu Vs Miguel angel Gonzalez

Tszyu kept his losses at 1 by beating Miguel angel Gonzalez on August 21st, 1999. Becoming the first person to stop Miguel angel Gonzalez, Tszyu beat Gonzalez via TKO in the 10th round of a 12 round fight. 6 wins followed where Tszyu went on to be the first to stop Ahmed Santos, first to stop Zab Judah and 3rd person to stop Julio cesar Chavez (Round 6 TKO).


January 19th, 2003

Kostya Tszyu Vs Jesse james Leija

Tszyu kept his losses at 1 by beating Jesse james Leija on January 19th, 2003. Leija was stopped in the 6th round via RTD meaning Tszyu was the 4th person to stop this opponent.


Latest Fight

The next defeat of Tszyu's career came against Ricky Hatton on June 4th, 2005. This took his career record to 31-2-0. This turned out to be Tszyu's final career fight. Hatton became the 2nd person to stop Tszyu in round 11 of a 12 round fight via RTD.

kostya tszyu opponents

RTD

Ricky Hatton (39-0-0)

Sat, 4 Jun - 2005
round 11 of 12
Unknown
-0.2 lbs
TKO

Sharmba Mitchell (55-4-0)

Sat, 6 Nov - 2004
round 3 of 12
Unknown
same weight southpaw ring rust
RTD
Sun, 19 Jan - 2003
round 6 of 12
Unknown
-1.0 lbs
UD

Ben Tackie (24-3-0)

Sat, 18 May - 2002
round 12 of 12
Unknown
-0.5 lbs
TKO Zab Judah boxer image

Zab Judah (27-1-0)

Sat, 3 Nov - 2001
round 2 of 12
Unknown
-1.3 lbs southpaw
UD

Oktay Urkal (28-1-0)

Sat, 23 Jun - 2001
round 12 of 12
Unknown
-2.2 lbs
RTD

Sharmba Mitchell (47-3-0)

Sat, 3 Feb - 2001
round 7 of 12
Unknown
+0.8 lbs southpaw
TKO

Julio Cesar Chavez (103-5-2)

Sat, 29 Jul - 2000
round 6 of 12
Unknown
+1.3 lbs
TKO

Ahmed Santos (26-3-4)

Sat, 12 Feb - 2000
round 8 of 12
Unknown
+0.3 lbs
TKO
Sat, 21 Aug - 1999
round 10 of 12
Unknown
same weight

kostya tszyu KNOCKOUTS AND POWER

73.5%
KNOCKOUT %
77%
EST. POWER
79%
EST. CHIN/BODY

kostya tszyu results


TKO (57.6%)
UD (18.2%)
KO (15.2%)
RTD (9.1%)

kostya tszyu statistics

12.38%

Round KO Percentage

202

Rounds boxed

2

Been Stopped

25

Opponents Stopped

5.88%

Been KO'd Percentage

0.99%

Been KO'd Round Percentage

5.8

Average Winning Round

10.5

Average Losing Round

Opponent Statistics

1313

Total Fight Count

65.2%

est. Power Average

72.7%

est. Punch Resistance

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