Kostya Tszyu Record & Stats

Kostya Tszyu Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 13 years and 3 months, Kostya Tszyu fought 34 times with 31 wins, 2 losses, and 1 no-contest. By his last professional fight on June 4, 2005, Tszyu's boxing record stood at 31-2 (25 KO wins, 2 KO losses).

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Serov, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
“Thunder from Down Under”
Born
Sep 19, 1969
Age
53
Debut
Mar 1, 1992
Record
31-2
Rounds
202
KOs
25 (75.8%)
Height
170 cm
Reach
170 cm
Ape Index
0 cm
Stance
Orthodox
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Kostya Tszyu's record and stats
Kostya Tszyu's Record

      Kostya Tszyu (Thunder from Down Under) is a retired Australian professional boxer. He was born in Serov, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union on September 19, 1969. Tszyu made his professional boxing debut at the age of 22 on March 1, 1992. He is a former super-lightweight world champion. He is 53 years old, and will be turning 54 in 7 months and 15 days. Tszyu is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights34
      Wins31
      Losses2
      Draws0
      No-Contests1
      KO Wins25
      Total Title Wins5
      Title Defenses12
      Title-Fight KO Wins11
      Losses via KO2
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      34Jun 4, 200535 Ricky Hatton LossRTD11
      33Nov 6, 200435 Sharmba Mitchell WinTKO3
      32Jan 19, 200333 Jesse James Leija WinRTD6
      31May 18, 200232Ben Tackie WinUD
      30Nov 3, 200132 Zab Judah WinTKO2
      29Jun 23, 200131Oktay Urkal WinUD
      28Feb 3, 200131 Sharmba Mitchell WinRTD7
      27Jul 29, 200030 Julio César Chávez WinTKO6
      26Feb 12, 200030Ahmed Santos WinTKO8
      25Aug 21, 199929 Miguel Angel Gonzalez WinTKO10
      24Nov 28, 199829Diosbelys HurtadoWinTKO5
      23Aug 15, 199828 Rafael RuelasWinTKO9
      22Apr 5, 199828Calvin GroveWinKO1
      21Dec 6, 199728Ismael Armando ChavesWinTKO3
      20May 31, 199727 Vince Phillips LossTKO10
      19Jan 18, 199727Leonardo MasNCTD
      18Sep 14, 199626Jan Piet Bergman WinKO6
      17May 24, 199626Corey Johnson WinKO4
      16Jan 20, 199626Hugo Pineda WinTKO11
      15Jun 25, 199525 Roger Mayweather WinUD
      14Jan 28, 199525Jake Rodríguez WinTKO6
      13Aug 29, 199424Pedro SanchezWinTKO4
      12May 2, 199424Angel HernandezWinRTD7
      11Jan 11, 199424Hector LopezWinUD
      10Aug 23, 199323 Livingstone BrambleWinUD
      9Jun 18, 199323Robert RiveraWinKO1
      8May 14, 199323Larry LaCoursiereWinTKO1
      7Jan 30, 199323Steve LarrimoreWinTKO2
      6Nov 13, 199223Sammy FuentesWinTKO1
      5Sep 11, 199222Daniel Ricardo CusatoWinTKO7
      4Jul 23, 199222 Juan LaporteWinUD
      3May 7, 199222Tony JonesWinTKO2
      2Apr 2, 199222Nedrick SimmonsWinKO1
      1Mar 1, 199222Darrell HilesWinTKO1

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      Statistics

      Kostya Tszyu is 170 cm tall (5' 6.93") with a reach of 170 cm (5' 6.93"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 0. Tszyu has a 75.8% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Kostya Tszyu's professional boxing career spanned more than 13 years — from 1992 to 2005.

      Tszyu made his debut against Darrell Hiles at the age of 22 on March 1, 1992, defeating Hiles via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 17 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 13 wins via stoppage.

      Tszyu had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on January 28, 1995 after 13 professional fights, against Jake Rodríguez for the super-lightweight IBF title. He defeated Rodríguez via 6th round TKO to become the super-lightweight champion of the world.

      He was a undisputed super-lightweight world champion, and has won five world titles at super-lightweight. For all the details about Tszyu's world title wins and defenses refer to "Kostya Tszyu World Titles".

      Some of Tszyu's best fights and notable victories include wins over Zab Judah, Sharmba Mitchell, Julio César Chávez, Miguel Angel Gonzalez, Jesse James Leija, Rafael Ruelas, and Roger Mayweather.

      Kostya Tszyu had a total of two losses in his professional boxing career — both of them in title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Vince Phillips via 10th round TKO on May 31, 1997, which ended his 18-fight win streak. Both of Tszyu's losses came via stoppage. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Kostya Tszyu's losses".

      His last professional fight was a super-lightweight title defense bout against British boxer Ricky Hatton on June 4, 2005. Tszyu lost the fight via 11th round RTD — and lost his IBF and The Ring titles. It's been 17 years and 8 months since this fight.

      Tszyu retired from professional boxing with a record of 31-2, which included 25 knockout wins and 2 losses via knockout, and 5 title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2011.

      Career Highlights

      Kostya Tszyu fought a total of 34 times during his professional career. He was among the very best of his generation and put on some great performances. These eight fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Kostya Tszyu vs. Jake Rodríguez

        A 25-year old Kostya Tszyu (13-0, 10 KO) had his first world title fight against Jake Rodríguez for Rodríguez' IBF super-lightweight belt.

        Tszyu defeated Rodríguez via 6th round TKO to win the IBF super-lightweight title.

      • Kostya Tszyu vs. Roger Mayweather

        A 25-year old Kostya Tszyu (14-0, 11 KO) faced Roger Mayweather, who was 34 years old with a record of 54-11 in a super-lightweight title defense fight. Mayweather was on a three-fight win streak with 32 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 1 cm and also had a 17 cm reach advantage over Tszyu.

        Tszyu defeated Mayweather via 12 round unanimous decision to retain the IBF super-lightweight title.

      • Kostya Tszyu vs. Miguel Ángel González

        A 29-year old Kostya Tszyu (22-1, 18 KO) faced Miguel Angel Gonzalez, who was 28 years old with a record of 43-1-1 for the vacant super-lightweight title. Gonzalez was on a one-fight win streak with 33 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 4 cms and also had a 3 cm reach advantage over Tszyu.

        Tszyu defeated González via 10th round TKO to win the vacant WBC super-lightweight title.

      • Kostya Tszyu vs. Julio César Chávez

        A 30-year old Kostya Tszyu (24-1, 20 KO) faced Julio César Chávez, who was 38 years old with a record of 103-4-2 in a super-lightweight title defense fight. Chávez was on a one-fight win streak with 84 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 1 cm and also had a 3 cm reach advantage over Tszyu.

        Tszyu defeated Chávez via 6th round TKO to retain the WBC super-lightweight title.

      • Kostya Tszyu vs. Sharmba Mitchell

        A 31-year old Kostya Tszyu (25-1, 21 KO) faced Sharmba Mitchell, who was 30 years old with a record of 47-2 in a super-lightweight unification fight. Mitchell was on a 16-fight win streak with 28 KO wins. Both the boxers were of the same height but Mitchell had a 13 cm reach advantage over Tszyu.

        Tszyu defeated Mitchell via 7th round RTD to win the WBA (Super) super-lightweight title and retain the WBC super-lightweight title.

      • Kostya Tszyu vs. Zab Judah

        A 32-year old Kostya Tszyu (27-1, 22 KO) faced an undefeated Zab Judah, who was 24 years old with a record of 27-0 in a undisputed super-lightweight championship bout. Judah was on a 27-fight win streak with 21 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 1 cm and also had a 13 cm reach advantage over Tszyu.

        Tszyu defeated Judah via 2nd round TKO to win the IBF and vacant Ring Magazine super-lightweight titles and retain the WBA (Super) and WBC super-lightweight titles. He handed Judah the first loss of his career, and put an end to Judah's 27-fight win streak.

      • Kostya Tszyu vs. Jesse James Leija

        A 33-year old Kostya Tszyu (29-1, 23 KO) faced Jesse James Leija, who was 36 years old with a record of 43-5-2 in a undisputed super-lightweight championship bout. Leija was on a three-fight win streak with 17 KO wins. Tszyu was the taller of the two by 5 cms but both had the same reach.

        Tszyu defeated Leija via 6th round RTD to retain the WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and Ring Magazine super-lightweight titles.

      • Kostya Tszyu vs. Sharmba Mitchell II

        In a rematch, a 35-year old Kostya Tszyu (30-1, 24 KO) faced Sharmba Mitchell, who was now 34 years old with a record of 55-3 in a super-lightweight title defense fight. Mitchell was on a eight-fight win streak with 30 KO wins. Both the boxers were of the same height but Mitchell had a 13 cm reach advantage over Tszyu.

        Tszyu defeated Mitchell via 3rd round TKO to retain the IBF and Ring Magazine super-lightweight titles.

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