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Sakio Bika, Tim Tszyu Pumped For Their Bouts in Sydney

Former super middleweight world champion Sakio Bika and several of Australia's brightest boxing prospects, including Tim Tszyu, will appear on a multi-title fight card on Sunday.

Named after Australia's best known boxing trainer, the Johnny Lewis Fight Night at Sydney's The Star, features Australian, Commonwealth and regional title fights.

In the main event, former WBC Champion Bika will fight for the vacant WBC International Silver super middleweight title against Geard Ajetovic.

weigh in-0002 - Sakio _The Scorpian_ Bika (720x480)

The tough Serbian lost on points to Australia's former middleweight world champion Danel Geale nine years ago.

It will be Bika's first fight in Sydney since 2009.

The co-main event brings together two of the top Australian welterweights, behind WBO world champion Jeff Horn.

Commonwealth champion Kris George of Toowoomba will defend his title against Sydneysider Jack Brubaker.

Tszyu, the eldest son of former multi world title winning light welterweight champion Kostya Tszyu, will fight for his first professional title.

The 22-year-old Sydneysider, who has a 6-0 record, and fellow New South Welshman Wade Ryan will fight for the vacant WBC Asian Boxing Council Continental Light Middleweight title.

WBA, WBC and WBO regional light welterweight belts will be on the line when world ranked Darragh Foley challenges Japan's Ryuji Ikeda.

Undefeated professional and Beijing Olympian Luke Boyd will fight Australian bantamweight champion Bob Trigg for the vacant national super bantamweight crown.

Hot prospect Ben Savva will take on Thailand's Nattawut Arunsuk for the WBC Asia Continental welterweight title.

IN OTHER NEWS: The 2017 AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championships will take place between 19-26 November in the eastern India city of Guwahati, with the tournament ready to shine a light on the next generation of talented young female boxers from around the world.

While many of the 193 registered boxers from 39 countries will hope to be beginning their journeys to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, those born in 2000 and competing at Flyweight (51kg), Featherweight (57kg), Lightweight (60kg) and Middleweight (75kg) will also be chasing a quota place for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ShoulderRoll on 10-21-2017

[QUOTE=Boxing Logic;18151409]Sakio Bika, one of the 5-10 best wins of "All Time Great" Andre Ward's career... lol. That said, he is a good boxer and a warrior, and I respect anyone who gets in the ring and fights with courage…

Comment by MrMORENO on 10-21-2017

[QUOTE=Boxing Logic;18151409]Sakio Bika, one of the 5-10 best wins of "All Time Great" Andre Ward's career... lol. That said, he is a good boxer and a warrior, and I respect anyone who gets in the ring and fights with courage…

Comment by Boxing Logic on 10-21-2017

Sakio Bika, one of the 5-10 best wins of "All Time Great" Andre Ward's career... lol. That said, he is a good boxer and a warrior, and I respect anyone who gets in the ring and fights with courage as…

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