David Tua Boxing News

Tua – Barrett ends in draw

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.

Tua and Barrett fight to 12 round draw

By Jim Dower: 37-year-old David Tua (51-3-2, 43 KO’s) fought to a 12 round draw with 39-year-old journeyman Monte Barrett (34-9-1, 20 KO’s) at the Tropicana Hotel & Casino, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The final judges’ scores were 115-111 for Tua, 113-113 and 113-113.

Weigh-In: Tua 237.5, Barrett 225

Both main event fighters, David Tua (51-3-1, 43KO’s) and Monte Barrett (34-9, 20KO’s) weighed-in today on the boardwalk outside of the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City in anticipation of their upcoming heavyweight title fight, Saturday night on PPV. Both fighters looked to be in great shape with Tua tipping the scales at 237 […]

Tua has important fight against Barrett on Saturday

NEW YORK (July 15, 2010) – Power-punching David “Tuamanator” Tua isn’t looking past his opponent Saturday night, former world title challenger Monte “Two Gunz” Barrett, despite being mentioned as a future opponent for world champions David Haye and the Klitschko brothers, Wladimir and Vitali.

Tua faces Barrett this Saturday night

By Matt Stein: Heavyweight contender David Tua (51-3-1, 43 KO’s) continues with his incredibly slow climb to a heavyweight title shot by fighting 39-year-old Monte Barrett on Saturday night at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The 37-year-old Tua’s obscure WBO Asia Pacific and WBO Oriental heavyweight titles will be on […]

Tua vs. Barrett on Saturday night

On Saturday night, the WBO’s #2 rated heavyweight in the world, David Tua (51-3-1, 43KO’s) squares off against former heavyweight title challenger, Monte Barrett (34-9, 20KO’s) at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City. The show, T-N-T at the Tropicana, is being promoted by Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing and will air live on Pay-Per-View. […]

Jargal to make pro debut on Tua-Barrett undercard on July 17th

All-Action undefeated jr. welterweight prospect, Bayan “The Mongolian Mongoose” Jargal (15-0-2, 10KO’s) will make his Star Boxing debut on the undercard of the PPV heavyweight showdown between WBO #2 rated David Tua (51-3-1, 43KO’s) and long-time perennial contender Monte Barrett (34-9, 20KO’s) on July 17th at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City, NJ. […]

Rahman wants rematch with Tua, says he’ll knock him out this time

By Matt Stein: Former WBC heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman (47-7-2, 38 KO’s) would like nothing better than to fight a rematch with David Tua (51-3-1, 43 KO’s), whom he has fought twice already, once in 1998 and another time in 2003. Tua knocked Rahman out in the 10th round in 1998, and then fought to […]

Tua: If I can’t beat Barrett, then I won’t get a title shot

By Dan Ambrose: Former heavyweight title challenger David Tua (51-3-1, 43 KO’s) realizes that he has to get by 39-year-old journeyman fighter Monte Barrett (34-9, 20 KO’s) later on this month on July 17th at the Tropicana Hotel & Casino, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. If Tua, 37, wants to get a shot against IBF/WBo […]

Will we be seeing Tua vs. Arreola soon?

By Dan Ambrose: Heavyweight contender David Tua (51-3-1, 43 KO’s) has a July 17th 10-round bout coming up against Monte Barrett (34-9, 20 KO’s) at the Tropicana Hotel & Casino, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. If Tua, 37, can get by Barrett, which is highly probable given Barrett’s problems in the past when taking on […]

Tua vs. Barrett on 7/17: Is David running out of time to win a world title?

By Jim Dower: Now 37-years-old, heavyweight contender David Tua (51-3-1, 43 KO’s) is 10 years removed from the first and only time he challenged for a world title when he lost a one-sided 12 round decision to then IBF/WBC heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis in November 2000. Tua hasn’t done much since then, beating mostly 2nd […]

Tua training in U.S for July 17th bout against Barrett

World-rated heavyweight contender David Tua (51-3-1, 43KO’s), is currently in the U.S. training for his upcoming fight against Monte Barrett (34-9, 20KO’s) at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City, NJ on Saturday July 17th. The WBO #2 rated Tua has set himself up in camp in nearby Jersey City, NJ with long-time trainer […]

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