Nikita Tszyu knocked out opponent Mason Smith in the first round. The fight took place in Newcastle, Australia
Nikita Tszyu (right)
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The middle son of the former absolute world boxing champion Kostya Tszyu Nikita won the second consecutive victory in the professional ring.
In a fight in the first middleweight (up to 69.85 kg), which took place on May 11 in Newcastle (Australia), Tszyu defeated Australian Mason Smith by knockout in the first round.
“I was expecting him to at least try to box,” the 24-year-old Tszyu said after the fight, giving himself a 6.5 on a 10-point scale for the fight.
Nikita Tszyu made his professional debut in March, in the first fight he knocked out Australian Aaron Stahl.
Kostya Tszyu with the phrase “continuation of the dynasty” appreciated the victory of his son in his debut fight
27-year-old Smith suffered his first defeat in six fights.
Nikita is the second son of Kostya Tszyu from his first marriage. The eldest son Tim is also engaged in professional boxing, he has 21 victories in 21 fights. Both boxers represent Australia.
Kostya Tszyu also has a daughter Anna from her first marriage and a son Alexander and a daughter Victoria from her second.