Michael Zerafa strolled round an empty Newcastle Leisure Centre on Tuesday within the build-up to his media day with Tim Tszyu, with out a clue of what was to come back.
The Rose brothers at No Restrict Boxing had orchestrated the entire thing; a stitch-up in entrance of the press that was positive to fire up one of many quickest talkers in Australian boxing.
Not less than, that was the plan.
As an alternative, Zerafa chalked up a small win of his personal forward of his July 7 showdown.
All the premise of the occasion – unbeknownst to Zerafa – was to unveil a reputation change for the situation of the tremendous welterweight bout: the Tszyucastle Leisure Centre.
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Solely advised by Major Occasion’s Ben Damon as soon as on stage, with the staff at No Restrict ready in anticipation, Zerafa as an alternative selected to keep away from the antics of final week’s press convention that noticed the 29-year-old unload.