David Tua Boxing News
By Jim Dower: It’s looking more and more like heavyweight David Tua will be fighting former heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman in December, in New Zealand. This is a fight that Tua wants and an opponent that is probably not too dangerous for him at this point in Rahman’s career. There was a time when Rahman […]
By Jim Dower: Fresh off his 2nd round TKO of Shane Cameron last night in New Zealand, heavyweight David Tua and his promoter plan on making another appearance in December, just before Christmas, according to the latest boxing news. The fight, however, will likely be taking place in New Zealand, because Tua reportedly has a […]
By Jim Dower: Thirty-six year-old heavyweight David Tua (50-3-1, 43 KO’s) may very well have resurrected his career last night with a 2nd round stoppage victory over heavyweight contender Shane Cameron (23-2, 20 KO’s) at the Mystery Creek Events Centre, in Hamilton, New Zealand.
By William Mackay: Former heavyweight contender David Tua (49-3-1, 42 KO’s) has reportedly put his sparring partner Israel Garcia in the hospital after a tough sparring session on Tuesday for Tua’s preparation for his October 3rd bout against Shane Cameron for the WBO Asia Pacific and WBO Oriental heavyweight titles at the Mystery Creek Events […]
By Jim Slattengren: It’s hard to believe that it’s been nine long years since heavyweight David Tua (49-3-1, 42 KO’s) last fought for a title, losing a lopsided 12-round unanimous decision against Lennox Lewis in November 2000. At the time, it seemed almost a given that the hard punching Tua would be back in no […]
By Jason Kim: WBO welterweight champion Miguel Cotto (33-1, 27 KOs) is facing one of his biggest tests since being taken apart by Antonio Margarito last year when he fights Joshua Clottey (35-2, 20 KOs) in a title match next week on June 13th at the Madison Square Garden, in New York, New York.
By Nate Anderson: If this question was asked of me a couple of years ago, I probably would have selected Nigerian heavyweight Samuel Peter as being the biggest puncher in all of boxing, but right now I’m no longer so certain about that since David Haye has emerged front and center as perhaps the purest, […]
By Sean McDaniel: Former heavyweight challenger David Tua (49-3-1, 42 KOs) is going to continue his lengthy comeback on June 6th against heavyweight Shane Cameron (22-1, 19 KOs) in a 12-round bout in Auckland, New Zealand. Unbelievable as it may seem, Tua, now 36, started his comeback in 2005 after a two year lay off […]
By Manuel Perez: After watching #7th ranked WBC heavyweight champion Chris Arreola (24-0, 21 KOs) make easy work of unbeaten heavyweight prospect Chazz Witherspoon, stopping him in the 3rd round after the referee disqualified him due to his corner help entering the ring while Witherspoon was being given the standing eight count after being knocked […]
By Jim Dower: Former heavyweight contender David Tua (49-3-1, 42 KOs) has recently snapped out of his lethargy with an agreement to fight the winner of the of the June 21st bout between young heavyweight contenders Chris Arreola and Chazz Witherspoon. The 35 year-old Tua perhaps has his eyes on a potential future title shot […]
Heavyweight knockout artist David Tua (49-3-1, 42 KOs) destroyed a badly over matched Cerrone Fox (8-6, 8 KOs) in the 2nd round and in the process knocking him down three times on Friday night at the Soaring Eagle Casino, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Fox, 28, a fighter with a poor record, must have felt like he’d […]
With the recent comeback bouts for former two-time heavyweight boxing champion Hasim Rahman (43-6-2, 34 KOs) and one-time heavyweight challenger David Tua (49-3, 42 KOs), the question on the minds of most fans is whether either of them have a chance at winning a title given their relatively old age (both being 34-years old), their […]
Hasim Rahman and David Tua both weighed in for their bouts on Friday night at the Soaring Eagle Casino, Mt. Pleasant, in Michigan. Rahman (42-6-2, 33 KOs) weighed in at 250 lbs for his bout with journeyman Dicky Ryan (55-9, 44 KOs), who weighed in at 238. Rahman, 34, is still trying to rebuild his […]
According to the latest boxing news from New Zealand’s Sunday News, former heavyweight challenger David Tua (48-3-1, 40 KOs) could possibly land a title shot against IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (49-3, 44 KOs) as early as the beginning of 2008. The arrangement involves some legal issues apparently between Tua’s promoter Cedric Kushner and Wladimir […]