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Will Kostya Tszyu return in 2008?
He has only had 34 fights so will we see a return of the legend?
 

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I doubt it didnt he retire after the hatton fight?
 

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kostyas been hinting at a return for a while now but only if the right fight came up, he mensioned oscar and pbf last year but i doubt either would step in the ring with a guy who's been retired for nearly 3 years.

maybe if he could get a title but i doubt that because he most likely wouldn't be able to get to 140 these days.
 

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Wouldn't mind seeing him fight again, but I doubt it :(

I don't think he could come back and fight any of the main belt holders and hope to win unfortunately, and thats if any of them would even agree to fight him.

I don't think he's the type to come back at a lower level either...
 

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mck_776 said:
Wouldn't mind seeing him fight again, but I doubt it :(

I don't think he could come back and fight any of the main belt holders and hope to win unfortunately, and thats if any of them would even agree to fight him.

I don't think he's the type to come back at a lower level either...
i know one guy he'd fight for nothing....vince phillips. :laugh:
 

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If he comes back it'll be as a trainer.
 

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BigDigga said:
he never officailly retired. i can't see him coming back and fighting again, but he may come back to challenge the last man to beat him.
If he comes back to fight e should fight Hatton in the first fight without a doubt.
 

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He won't return. There were medical complications after the Hatton fight and thats the reason he never stepped back in the ring, im 99% certain he'll never return.
 

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LeedsLad said:
He won't return. There were medical complications after the Hatton fight and thats the reason he never stepped back in the ring, im 99% certain he'll never return.
yip, he had knee surjery im sure but he claims to be 100& now, i doubt we'll see kostya back again, he couldn't make 140 now anymore and for a guy the same size as ricky but clearly not as strong he's not gonna do nothing at 147.

never say never though.
 

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Thats why I went the trainer route. I think if he comes back it'll only be as a trainer.
 

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He hits harder than hatton for sure. He could make 147 and do pretty well but he wouldn't be able to compete the way he needs to against top tier opponents.
 

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I highly doubt he would ever come back. With that said Roger Mayweather said a few months before the Hatton fight that Kostya had contacted team Mayweather with interest in a possible fight. Roger then went on to say that the only way they would consider anything like that is if Kostya beat a big name first thus bringing something to the table.
 

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Tszyu and floyd would be a sound fight, tszyu is a tricky customer for anyone. Hatton would let him fight his fight but floyd would obviously try to out box him. I see floyd winning a UD but if tszyu lands could raise some questions. He does hit damn hard thats for sure just ask zab:laugh: Even at welter hes a danger man
 

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Floyd would destroy Kostya! KO/TKO win easily!

Especially in a comeback fight! Hatton TKO'ed him and Floyd took Ricky apart!

Kostya is great, but I don't see a comeback going well for him if it happens
 

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mck_776 said:
Floyd would destroy Kostya! KO/TKO win easily!

Especially in a comeback fight! Hatton TKO'ed him and Floyd took Ricky apart!

Kostya is great, but I don't see a comeback going well for him if it happens
Floyd dont punch enough to take him apart. But he would win.
 

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as a Aussie, watching out local news the other night he once again hinted at a return, he did some special comments for a local show covering the danny green world tittle a few nights back.. i have been a fan of Tszyu for a long time have watched him over the years, the man is so focused that if he made a return he would lose no respect and centainly would not be disgraced in the ring. wont happen, but a rematch with hatton would be great
 
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