David Tua Boxing News

Ustinov beats Tua by lopsided decision

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 […]

Weights: Tua 236.9, Ustinov 292.9

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 […]

David Tua vs. Alexander Ustinov this Saturday in New Zealand

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 […]

Tua-Ustinov on November 16th in Hamilton, New Zealand

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 […]

Tua vs. Ustinov reschduled for 11/16

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.

Tua takes on Ustinov on August 31st

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.

David Tua vs. Alexander Ustinov on August 31st

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.

David Tua vs. Tony Thompson is a possibility for August

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 […]

39-year-old David Tua looking to comeback next year

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.

Tua retires from boxing

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 […]

Tua won’t be retiring despite losing to Barrett

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.

Barrett defeats a sluggish Tua

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 […]

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