A blockbuster card featuring Tim Tszyu fighting world-ranked New Zealander Bowyn Morgan and a mouth-watering showdown between Mark Hunt and Paul Gallen will round out 2020 with a bang.
In a year severely disrupted by COVID-19, Tszyu will become the only fighter in the world to headline two stadium fights in 2020.
The long-awaited Hunt-Gallen showdown has also finally be made official and will be the co-main event to Tszyu’s fight with Morgan.
Here’s everything you need to know about the card.
WHEN IS HUNT vs GALLEN AND TSZYU vs MORGAN?
The fight will be held on Wednesday, December 16.
WHERE IS HUNT vs GALLEN AND TSZYU vs MORGAN?
The fights will be held at Bankwest Stadium in Parramatta.
It will be the first stadium show Sydney has staged since the Anthony Mundine vs Danny Green epic 15 years ago.
ARE TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR HUNT vs GALLEN AND TSZYU vs MORGAN?
Not yet. Tickets will go on sale on Monday, November 2 at Ticketek.
HOW TO WATCH HUNT vs GALLEN AND TSZYU vs MORGAN
You’ll be able to watch the fight on Main Event pay per view. It’ll cost $59.95.
MARK HUNT: I’ll knock his teeth out
Mark Hunt hasn’t fought in two years, but he’s adamant he’ll knock Gallen out on fight night.
Hunt’s last UFC appearance was in Adelaide in 2018, but the Super Samoan has been training most of the year and is in great shape.
“I’ve been punching people in the face for 20 years,” he said.
“Gallen’s an athlete, but he’s been tackling people – I’ve been punching people in the face.”
Hunt, 46, predicts he’ll knock Gallen out in the sixth round.
MARK HUNT BOXING RECORD
Mark Hunt has fought twice – both fights were over 20 years ago.
He recorded a loss and a draw, breaking his hand in the draw.
PAUL GALLEN BOXING RECORD
Paul Gallen is undefeated in 10 professional bouts, holding a 9-0-1 record.
His solitary blemish was a contentious draw with former AFL star Barry Hall last November.
Gallen holds wins over John Hopoate, Junior Paulo and Randall Rayment.