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Tua to fight Meehan or Haumono on November 25th

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 Tua, 37, is coming off a disappointing 12 round draw with journeyman Monte Barrett on July 17th. … Read

Tua may have taken shoulder injury too lightly

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 […]

Tua A True Warrior: Fighting with a Torn Shoulder Muscle

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 […]

Tua was really hurt by Barrett

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.… Read

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.… Read

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. … Read

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.… Read

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. […]

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