David Tua Boxing News
By Allan Fox: In a predictable outcome, 40-year-old David Tua (52-5-2, 43 KO’s) wrapped up his boxing career with a one-sided 12 round unanimous decision loss to the much taller and bigger 6’7″, 292 lb. Alexander Ustinov (29-1, 21 KO’s) on Saturday night in their fight for the vacant WBA Pan African heavyweight title at […]
By Allan Fox: 41-year-old David Tua (52-4-2, 43 KO’s) and Alexander Ustinov (28-1, 21 KO’s) both looked in superb shape at Friday’s weigh-in for their clash on Saturday night at the Claudelands Arena, in Hamilton, New Zealand. Tua looked as good as he’s been in a long time in coming in at 236.9 lbs. Whether […]
By Eric Thomas: 41-year-old David Tua (52-4, 43 KO’s) potentially has a very tough fight ahead of him this Saturday night against the 6’7 1/2″ Alexander Ustinov (28-1, 21 KO’s) in their scheduled 12 round bout for the vacant WBA Pan African heavyweight title at the Claudelands Arena in Hamilton, New Zeakland. Tua will be […]
New date for the battle between Belarusian giant Alexander Ustinov (28-1, 21 KOs) and the renowned Samoan veteran David Tua (52-4-2, 43 KOs ) is officially confirmed. Tua vs Ustinov will be held on November 16 in Hamilton, New Zealand. The initial meeting was set back in August, but the fight was postponed due to […]
DAVID Tua’s shot at redemption via the Hydr8 ZERO David vs Goliath blockbuster bout against Belarusian heavyweight Alexander Ustinov has been postponed until Saturday November 16.
THE highly anticipated heavyweight clash between David Tua and Alexander Ustinov has not yet been postponed, promoter David Higgins said today. Tua, who is slated to fight the giant Russian in their Hyrd8ZERO David vs Goliath blockbuster at Claudelands’ Arena on August 31, suffered a minor calf strain while training.
Duco Events today announced Tua has signed on for the Hydr8 ZERO David vs Goliath bout against the formidable world heavyweight championship contender Alexander Ustinov on 31 August, 2013 at Claudelands Arena Hamilton.
By Allan Fox: Ducco Events, the promoters for 40-year-old David Tua (52-4-2, 43 KO’s), have reportedly made a verbal offer to 41-year-old American heavyweight contender Tony Thompson (37-3, 25 KO’s) for Tua’s comeback in August, according to stuff.co.uk. The 6’5” Thompson is one of the top names that Tua’s promoter is hoping to get for […]
By Eric Thomas: 39-year-old former world title challenger David Tua (52-4-2, 43 KO’s) plans on resuming his boxing career next year in hopes of finding success. Tua hasn’t fought since last year in August, losing a 12 round unanimous decision to Monte Barrett.
By Eric Thomas: Former heavyweight title challenger David Tua (52-4-2, 43 KO’s) has reportedly wrapped up his 20-year pro career by retiring from boxing, according to New Zealand boxing news. Tua, 39, last fought last year in August, losing to journeyman Monte Barrett by a 12 round unanimous decision. Tua was knocked down in the […]
By Jim Dower: David Tua’s career took a major blow on Saturday night in a 12 round decision loss against 40-year-old journeyman Monte Barrett in Manukua, New Zealand. If this loss wasn’t a sign that it’s time for the 38-year-old Tua to hand up the gloves it’s hard to say what is.
By Dan Ambrose: 40-year-old Monte Barrett (35-9-2, 20 KO’s) pulled off a minor upset of 38-year-old heavyweight contender David Tua (52-4-2, 43 KO’s) on Saturday night, defeating him by a 12 round unanimous decision to strike a major blow for Tua’s title chances at the Telestra Clear Events Centre, in Manukau City, New Zealand. The […]
By Eric Thomas: 40-year-old heavyweight contender David Tua (52-3-2, 43 KO’s) faces 40-year-old Monte Barrett (34-9-2, 20 KO’s) on Saturday at the Telestra Clear Events Centre in Manukau City, New Zealand. For Tua, who is ranked #3 by the World Boxing Organization, this will be his second chance to try and beat the 2nd tier […]
NEW YORK (April 2, 2011) – Heavyweight Demetrice King has been paid in full, by Gotham Boxing president Cedric Kushner, for his March 19th fight in New Zealand against David Tua. This was confirmed over the phone by King from his home in Jackson, Michigan.
By Eric Thomas: 38-year-old David Tua (52-3-2, 43 KO’s) won an impressive 10 round unanimous decision over Demtrice King (15-20, 13 KO’s) on Saturday night at the TelstraClear Pacific, in Manukau City, New Zealand. The final judges’ scores were 100-91, 100-91 and 100-90. Although Tua was unable to take King out, Tua landed a massive […]
By Jason Kim: 38-year-old heavyweight David Tua (51-3-2, 43 KO’s) will be returning to action on March 19th against Demetrius King (15-19, 13 KO’s) in yet another tune-up fight. Tua last fought in July, and was held to a 12 round draw against journeyman Monte Barrett. Shockingly, Tua was dropped in the 12th round and […]
By Matt Stein: Heavyweight contender 37-year-old David Tua (51-3-2, 43 KO’s) will be fighting a rematch against 39-year-old journeyman Monte Barrett (34-9-1, 20 KO’s) in 2011, according to the latest boxing news. Tua and Barrett fought to a 12 round draw in July, in a fight in which Tua was dropped by Barrett in the […]
By Eric Thomas: IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (55-3, 49 KO’s) wants to squeeze in one last fight before the end of the year in December against a number of possible opponents, according to fight news. The following heavyweights are being considered for Klitschko’s next fight: Tomasz Adamek, Odlanier Solis, David Tua, Tony Thompson, Denis […]
By Jim Dower: IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (55-3, 49 KO’s) could be facing heavyweight contender David Tua (51-3-2, 43 KO’s) next on December 11th, according to the latest boxing news. Klitschko, 34, defeated Samuel Peter last Saturday night in a relatively easy 10th round stoppage and Wladimir wants to get back in the ring […]
By Eric Thomas: IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (55-3, 49 KO’s) plans on making a quick return to the ring in December against either 38-year-old former cruiserweight champion Jean Marc Mormeck or 37-year-old David Tua, according to news from Bild. Klitschko, 34, easily dispatched Samuel Peter in a one-sided 10th round TKO last Saturday night […]
By Dan Ambrose: Heavyweight contender David Tua (51-3-2, 43 KO’s) will likely be back in action on November 25th against either 40-year-old Kali Meehan ((35-4, 29 KO’s) or Solomon Haumono, according to boxing news from >stuff.co.nz. Tua, 37, is coming off a disappointing 12 round draw with journeyman Monte Barrett on July 17th.
NEW YORK (July 28, 2010) – WBO No. 2 rated heavyweight David “Tuamanator” Tua complained about a sore left shoulder during several training sessions leading up to his July 17th 12-round draw against former world title challenger Monte “Two Gunz” Barrett in Atlantic City. However, when asked about it by his trainer, Roger Bloodworth, David […]
By David S Patterson: After the draw against Monte Barrett on the 17th July 2010 I have been puzzled why Tua had such a bad performance. I am definitely not taking anything away from Barrett he came in ready to fight and fight he did. So I’ve watched the fight tape to see where Tua […]
By Jason Kim: David Tua (51-3-2, 43 KO’s) should consider himself very fortunate that he escaped with a 12 round majority draw with journeyman Monte Barrett (34-9-1, 20 KO’s) last Saturday night, because Tua looked really horrible throughout the 12 round bout at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino, in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
On Saturday night, before a packed house at the Tropicana showroom in the Tropicana Casino and Resort, Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing presented an action packed eight bout card. The event, shown live on PPV, featured knockouts, upsets, and just all around great fights.