BOXER

Kostya Tszyu

1969 - Today

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Konstantin Borisovich "Kostya" Tszyu (; Russian: Константин Борисович «Костя» Цзю, IPA: [kənstɐnʲˈtʲin bɐˈrisəvʲɪtɕ ˈkosʲtʲə ˈdzːʲu]; born 19 September 1969) is a Russian Australian former professional boxer who competed from 1992 to 2005. He held multiple light-welterweight world championships, including the undisputed and lineal titles between 2001 and 2005. Tszyu was an exceptional all-around boxer-puncher who relied heavily on accuracy, timing, and carried formidable punching power; he is often regarded as one of the hardest-punching light-welterweights in the division's history.As an amateur, Tszyu represented the Soviet Union, winning a bronze medal in the lightweight division at the 1989 World Championships, and gold in the light-welterweight division at the 1991 World Championships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kostya Tszyu has received more than 1,461,202 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Kostya Tszyu is the 133rd most popular boxer, the 1,768th most popular biography from Russia and the 3rd most popular Russian Boxer.

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  • 16

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  • 2.36

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Among BOXERS

Among boxers, Kostya Tszyu ranks 133 out of 324Before him are Raúl Landini, Dariusz Michalczewski, Corrie Sanders, Samuel Mosberg, Emanuel Steward, and Laila Ali. After him are Gennady Golovkin, Slobodan Kačar, Jan Szczepański, Oleksandr Usyk, Fidel LaBarba, and Stanislav Stepashkin.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1969, Kostya Tszyu ranks 319Before him are Olegário Benquerença, Pavel Tonkov, Michael Tarnat, F. Gary Gray, Kirill Serebrennikov, and Colin Greenwood. After him are Graham Coxon, Brian Van Holt, Shea Whigham, Susan Polgár, Meltem Cumbul, and Mana.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Kostya Tszyu ranks 1,768 out of 2,688Before him are Mikhail Ogonkov (1932), Bernd Kannenberg (1942), Mark Midler (1931), Pavel Tonkov (1969), Leonid Slutsky (1971), and Kirill Serebrennikov (1969). After him are Vagiz Khidiyatullin (1959), Aleksey Buldakov (1951), Anastasia Myskina (1981), Stanislav Smirnov (1970), German Sveshnikov (1937), and Alexei Ulanov (1947).

Among BOXERS In Russia

Among boxers born in Russia, Kostya Tszyu ranks 3Before him are Sten Suvio (1911) and Boris Lagutin (1938). After him are Stanislav Stepashkin (1940), Alexander Povetkin (1979), Sultan Ibragimov (1975), Sergey Kovalev (1983), Artur Beterbiev (1985), Rakhim Chakhkiev (1983), Oleg Saitov (1974), Egor Mekhontsev (1984), and Magomedrasul Majidov (1986).