Tim Tszyu vs Sebastian Fundora
| |

Boxing Preview: Tim Tszyu (24-0-0, 17 KO’s) vs Sebastian Fundor (20-1-1, 13 Ko’s)

Date: Saturday, March 30

Main Event: Tim Tszyu vs Sebastian Fundora

Start Time: 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT

Streaming: Amazon Prime PPV (USA), Foxtel’s Main Event, Kayo Sports (Australia)

Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas

Tim Tszyu is set to clash with Sebastian Fundora for the WBO title and the open WBC 154-pound title in Las Vegas at the T-Mobile Arena on March 30. This change comes after Keith Thurman had to bow out due to a bicep injury. Fundora, known for his engaging fighting style and towering presence, steps up from the pay-per-view’s opening fight to the main event spotlight.

The event, starting at 8 p.m. ET, will also spotlight WBA Super Lightweight Champion Rolando Romero against Isaac Cruz, and WBA Middleweight Champion Erislandy Lara against Michael Zerafa. The opening fight now features Julio César Martínez defending his title against Angelino Cordova, a bout originally set for the prelims.

Before the main pay-per-view, there’s a preliminary lineup starting at 6 p.m. ET with Elijah García facing Kyrone Davis and Serhii Bohachuk taking on Brian Mendoza for the Interim WBC Super Welterweight Title, a match that got reshuffled due to the lineup changes.

Tszyu, unbeaten and riding high from a successful 2023, looks to continue his dominance in the super welterweight division. Fundora, on the other hand, aims to rebound from a recent defeat and use his height and aggressive style to his advantage.

A lineup sparkling with insightful and seasoned commentators is all set to narrate the first-ever PBC Pay-Per-View event on Prime Video this Saturday, March 30, featuring the headline battles of Tim Tszyu vs. Sebastian Fundora and Rolando Romero vs. Isaac Cruz for world championship titles, all happening at the T-Mobile Arena in the heart of Las Vegas.

Taking the lead with play-by-play narration will be the iconic boxing voice Mauro Ranallo, accompanied by the accomplished former champion across three divisions, Abner Mares, and the esteemed Hall of Fame coach Joe Goossen, breaking down the action. Steering the ship as host is the seasoned broadcaster Brian Custer, with Claudia Trejos and Jordan Plant diving into ringside coverage. 

Ranallo, a familiar voice in the boxing realm with SHOWTIME and various other platforms like WWE SmackDown and NXT, Bellator MMA, brings his rich commentary experience. Mares, a beloved figure in Southern California’s boxing scene and a former SHOWTIME analyst, alongside Goossen, a revered trainer with a roster of legendary fighters, lend their deep insights to the analysis team.

Custer, a recipient of two Emmy awards and known for his presence on ESPN programs including SportsCenter, along with his expertise in boxing broadcasts on SHOWTIME, adds depth to the hosting role. Trejos, an ESPN veteran and Florida Boxing Hall of Fame inductee, and Plant, known for her ringside reports for FOX Sports, enrich the coverage with their expertise.

Luna, with two Emmy nominations and experience in Spanish commentary for SHOWTIME, FOX Sports, and Univision, brings his unique perspective to the Spanish broadcast. This stellar commentary team will also cover the preliminary PBC on Prime Video fights, streaming live and accessible to all, starting from 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT.

The main Pay-Per-View event, kicking off at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, showcases the dynamic Tim Tszyu defending his WBO title and vying for the vacant WBC 154-pound world title against the relentless Sebastian Fundora, alongside the 140-pound world champion Rolando Romero facing off against the fierce Mexican contender Isaac Cruz.

Additionally, the event will feature Erislandy Lara, the Cuban sensation and WBA Middleweight World Champion, defending his title against top challenger Michael Zerafa, and Julio César Martínez, the WBC Flyweight World Champion, putting his title on the line against the undefeated Angelino Cordova to open the Pay-Per-View.

Tim Tszyu is all geared up to shine on the global stage, feeling right at home amid the glamour of the MGM Grand. His mantra? Never back down, no matter the opponent or notice period. He’s eyeing a historic moment, aiming to etch his and his family’s name as unified champions in the annals of boxing history. For Tszyu, the Aussie boxing scene is ablaze with talent, himself and Zerafa at the forefront, chasing world titles. He’s all about securing victories that leave no room for doubt, aiming for a knockout that cements the fight as an all-time classic.

Sebastian Fundora is ready to carve out his legacy, jumping at this fight opportunity without a second thought. The added bonus of competing for the WBO title was an offer he couldn’t ignore. Towering over his opponents is just another day at the office for Fundora. He draws parallels between Bohachuk and Tszyu but remains unfazed, learning from past bouts to avoid costly mistakes. With his father guiding another champion to glory recently, Fundora is poised to follow suit and clinch the title, promising an unforgettable showdown on March 30.

Rolando Romero is thrilled to be fighting in his hometown, eagerly awaiting the fight night. Moving up from 135 pounds, he feels rejuvenated and hints at a future in the 147-pound division. Unafraid to take on any challenger, Romero is confident, especially noting Isaac Cruz’s fluctuating size. He anticipates an exciting fight, expecting Cruz to play right into his hands.

Isaac Cruz is seizing this moment for a shot at the title, promising an aggressive approach. With what he considers his best training camp behind him, he’s unfazed by pressure and singularly focused on becoming the world champion. 

Fight Card:

Main Event: Tim Tszyu vs Sebastian Fundora – WBO & Vacant WBC 154-Pound Titles

Co-Main Event: Rolando Romero vs Isaac Cruz – WBA Super Lightweight World Title

Erislandy Lara vs Michael Zerafa – WBA Middleweight World Title

Julio César Martínez vs Angelino Cordova – WBC Flyweight World Title

Elijah García vs Kyrone Davis – Middleweight Bout

Serhii Bohachuk vs Brian Mendoza – Interim WBC Super Welterweight Title

5-Hour Energy

Similar Posts