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Nikita Tszyu vs Ben Horn, how to watch, Tim Tszyu, Jeff Horn, preview

It may be a ‘war of brothers’, but there is no rivalry between the Tsi and Horn families.

At least, not from the side of Zeus, who is said to have “one upon them” and “to have two upon them.”

“If he comes from the boxing school with Jeff, I know the prophecy,” Tim Tsiu said. foxsports.com.au Wednesday July 20 before Ben Horn’s bout with Brother Nikita.

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In what will be his third professional fight, Nikita, 24, has finished his debut in two rounds and his second in less than one round.

Ben’s foray into pro boxing was fierce. The 32-year-old’s younger brother, former world champion Jeff, is 4-4 over eight fights, and has lost his last two.

But he still answered the call.

As the others missed the No Limit number, Ben Horn brought up another Tszyu vs. Horn sets up a card, and dedicates himself to avenging Jeff’s 2020 loss at the hands of Tim.

But will this happen?

Not if you ask Tim, or Nikita.

“I think Horn makes a lot of mistakes,” Thiem said. “His style is like this… It’s probably him [going to be in] Rushing forward.

“With mistakes comes punishment. And in boxing, you get punished. Especially since you have a new Nikita with dynamite in his hand.

“The veteran is in trouble.”

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Nikita, who said last week that he’s yet to see any visions of a Ben Horn fight, isn’t getting ahead of himself, but after Tim forced Jeff’s team to throw in the towel, “it doesn’t look like there’s much of a family rivalry.”

As for what he thought of Ben at their introductory press conference, Nikita said he was a “nice guy”… with a bang in the face.

“He’s got a face that I really want to hit,” he said. “There is nothing or nothing on it.

“… But he’s one of those faces that I want to get in there, make it messy.”

Tim was less worried about saying the wrong thing while Nikita was better off.

“There is no competition,” says Tim. “We have one on them, and we’ll be two on them. That’s it,” he added with a laugh.

Tim made it clear that neither Nikita nor Tszyu’s camp would look past Ben, but he simply answered “yes” when asked if the team knew what would happen on Wednesday.

Nikita’s goal in the game is to learn and grow, but right now that seems hard enough to find an opponent who can stay in the ring long enough.

“You see, it depends. He’s tough and he can stick it,” Tim said. “But I can’t see the guy. I really can’t. I just have to be honest.”

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