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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 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

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 […]

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-Barrett on July 17th

By Jim Dower: Heavyweight contender David Tua (51-3-1, 43 KO’s) will be stepping up the quality of his opposition ever so slightly on July 17th when he faces former heavyweight contender Monte Barrett (34-9, 20 KO’s) at the Tropicana Hotel & Casino, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. It’s been ages since the 37-year-old Tua has […]

David Tua vs. Monte Barrett in June

By Eric Thomas: Heavyweight David Tua (51-3-1, 43 KO’s) continues with his slow climb back into title contention by facing former heavyweight title challenger 38-year-old Monte Barrett (34-9, 20 KO’s) in June, according to Radio New Zealand News. Tua, 37, has fought only twice in the past three years, beating Shane Cameron and Friday Ahunanya.… […]

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