Why did Michael Zerafa pull out of fight?

Zerafa backed out of the fight after his team cited concerns over COVID-19 restrictions between Victoria and New South Wales, leaving promoters scrambling to fill the main event.

Where was Michael Zerafa born?

Melbourne, AustraliaMichael Zerafa / Place of birth

Who has Michael Zerafa fight?

What was Zerafa’s last fight? Michael Zerafa’s last fight took place against Issac Hardman’s on 20th Apr 2022, in Victoria, Australia. He won by technical knockout in the 2nd round.

What happened to Tim Tszyu?

Tszyu had accepted the Zerafa fight after COVID-19 got in the way of him landing a high-level international opponent. It was due to be his last Australian test after dealing with the likes of Jeff Horn and Aussie-based Irishman Dennis Hogan. “Credit to Steve for taking this fight,” Tszyu said.

Why did Michael Zerafa not fight Tim Tszyu?

“No fighter does that in the biggest fight of Australian boxing,” Zerafa told The Age and the Herald. Zerafa claims he proposed that Tszyu fight him in Melbourne, but the offer was turned down – because of COVID-19 restrictions. “We told Tim Tszyu, come down here and fight, and he said no because of COVID.

How old is Michael Zerafa?

30 years (March 25, 1992)Michael Zerafa / Age

What nationality is Zerafa?

AustralianMichael Zerafa / Nationality

How old is Zerafa?

What happened to Tszyu v Zerafa?

Rising star Stevie Spark has been handed the opportunity of a lifetime after Michael Zerafa officially pulled out of his July 7 showdown with Tim Tszyu. Zerafa withdrew just a week out from the fight, with Spark set to replace him in the headline act of the pay-per-view card on Main Event.

What happened Zerafa boxing?

According to his trainer Sam Labruna, Zerafa went to hospital last night, left after being told there’d be a five-hour wait, before returning Wednesday morning. “He trained, he had a pain under his rib — he said he’s had it for about two or three days — so we sent him to hospital,” Labruna told foxsports.com.au.

Who was Tim Tszyu meant to fight?

Tim Tszyu’s anticipated fight with Michael Zerafa on July 7 has been cancelled after the Victorian fighter’s camp raised health concerns about the event. Team Zerafa has opted not to travel to Newcastle following the latest COVID-19 outbreaks, putting a hold on a rivalry that has been simmering for three years.

What weight division is Zerafa?

Middleweight
Light middleweight
Michael Zerafa/Division

Is Michael Zerafa fighting Jaime Munguia?

Here’s a bit of news I really hope isn’t true. Michael Zerafa took to Facebook yesterday to confirm an announcement from NunanBoy Promotions that he’d been offered a fight with Jaime Munguia. The fight has quite a bit more divisional implications than it would have before Zerafa’s (30-4, 19 KO) mauling of Isaac Hardman a few weeks back.

What are the implications of the Zerafa-Zerafa fight?

The fight has quite a bit more divisional implications than it would have before Zerafa’s (30-4, 19 KO) mauling of Isaac Hardman a few weeks back.

What are the divisional implications of the Zerafa-Munguia fight?

The fight has quite a bit more divisional implications than it would have before Zerafa’s (30-4, 19 KO) mauling of Isaac Hardman a few weeks back. “Pretty Boy” now sits at #2 in the IBF rankings and #5 in the WBA’s compared to Munguia’s (39-0, 31 KO) #8 and #2; considering the way Munguia burned bridges with the WBO by ditching an ordered interi…