Australian Tim Tszyu is set to make his United States debut on March 26 against Terrell Gausha

Tim Tszyu’s United States debut is likely to take place on March 26.

The undefeated junior middleweight contender will face Terrell Gausha at The Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a source confirmed to The Ring on Monday afternoon. The 10-round bout will headline a three-fight television show “Showtime Championship Boxing.”

According to the source, Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) originally planned a ‘PBC on FOX’ TV show on the same day.

Tszyu (20-0, 15 KOs), who resides in the Rockdale suburb of Sydney, Australia, is ranked No. 5 by The Ring. He is the mandatory challenger for the WBO title, held by Argentinian Brian Castaño.

The Tszyu-Gausha fight was originally scheduled to take place a week prior on a Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) card at Arena (formerly known as Staples Center) in Los Angeles, California. The card, which was scheduled to air live on a Showtime television broadcast, was canceled about two weeks ago after Castaño pulled out of the fight after apparently suffering a torn bicep during training camp.

There was talk of Tszyu replacing Castaño or him facing the next available contender for the interim WBO world title, but those plans fell through.

In his last fight on November 17, Tszyu defeated Japan’s Takeshi Inoue by unanimous decision. The victory over Inoue came more than four months after the 27-year-old stopped Steve Spark in the third round. Tszyu also had knockout victories over former world welterweight title holder Jeff Horn and world middleweight challenger Dennis Hogan.

Gausha (22-2-1, 11 KOs), who resides in Encino, Calif., stopped Jamontay Clark in the second round of his last fight on March 13 of last year. The victory over Clark came nearly six months after losing by unanimous decision to Erickson Lubin.

Other notable fights for the 2012 U.S. Olympian are a split decision tie against Austin Trout in 2019 and a unanimous decision loss to Erislandy Lara in 2017.

Also on the card, the Dominican Republic’s Michel Rivera will take on Joseph Adorno in a clash of undefeated lightweight prospects.

Rivera (22-0, 14 KOs), who now resides in Miami, Fla. and is promoted by Sampson Lewkowicz, defeated Argentina’s Jose Matias Romero by unanimous decision in his last fight on Oct. 30. In his previous fight on July 3, the 23-year-old overcame a knockdown to knock out Jon Fernandez of Spain.

Adorno (14-0-2, 12 KOs) was scheduled to face Iron Alvarez last Saturday in Orlando, Fla., but the fight fell through the day before after Adorno failed to get the contract weighed. The 22-year-old from Allentown, Pennsylvania was released from his contract with Top Rank following his majority draw against Jamaine Ortiz on April 24.

Hard-hitting junior middleweight prospect Yoelvis Gomez (5-0, 5 KOs) of Cuba will take on Mexican Jorge Cota (30-5, 27 KOs) in a 10-round bout.

Francisco A. Salazar has been writing for The Ring since October 2013 and has been covering boxing in Southern California and internationally since 2000. Francisco also covers boxing for the Star newspaper in Ventura County, California. He can be contacted by email at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing