The brand new interim WBO tremendous welterweight champ is again in coaching following his victory over Tony Harrison in March and is on the look-out for a brand new opponent after Jermell Charlo declared he’d want extra time to get well from his hand harm.
That led to experiences that Tszyu’s camp had approached Zerafa for a bout in July, just for the Victorian to reject the proposal in favour of a WBA championship struggle with Erislandy Lara in Las Vegas this July.
Tszyu denied an method was made, telling Fox Sports activities he would not waste his time on Zerafa, who he referred to as a “50-grand fighter” and a “clown”.
Chatting with Broad World of Sports activities, Zerafa unloaded on Tszyu.
“He’s f—ing delusional,” Zerafa mentioned.
“He is provided me greater than 50k to start with so he at all times backtracks on his phrase and whereas he was within the amateurs considering whether or not to be an expert, after Daniel Lewis bashed the f–k out of him, I used to be preventing for world titles.
“He is been dropped by B+ fighters. The child’s received his mum’s chin; he is been dropped by 5 opponents.”
Tszyu and Zerafa denied an method was made, regardless of Zerafa’s US agent Elvis Grant declaring any struggle with Tszyu would have to be a 50/50 purse cut up.
However Zerafa says he’d be prepared to bend on the cut up simply to get within the ring with Tszyu.
“All he retains doing is preventing fighters popping out of retirement. Apparently he is preventing Austin Trout subsequent, he is having naked knuckle fights and retired 5 or 6 years in the past,” Zerafa mentioned.
“If he needs an actual struggle, let’s struggle at 60/40. If he thinks he can beat me and he thinks he can knock me out and it is not even a take a look at then it should not be an issue.
“It isn’t popping out of his pocket so what the f–k is his downside. he is an fool, he has no thought. He is an interim world champion, thinks he is the very best fighter on this planet, no person needs to struggle him as a result of no person is aware of him, he is solely recognized in Australia.”
Zerafa continues to be in negotiations for his WBA title bout with Tszyu’s profession additionally moving into a distinct route. So why does Tszyu hold mentioning Zerafa?
“He is in love with me. All he talks about is Zerafa this, Zerafa that. I did not point out his title.
“He retains placing my title in his mouth. He is delusional and says he’ll go as much as heavyweight however nobody sees it.
“He is a child. He is a boy. He cannot even develop a correct moustache. As soon as I knock him out I am going to train him the right way to develop a beard.”
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