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Barrett vs Tua Trilogy Heads To New Zealand, March 31

By Ryan Burton

Heavyweight Monte Barrett (35-9-2, 20KOs) advised BoxingScene.com that he has reached an agreement to face David Tua (52-4-2, 43KOs) for a third time. The fight will take place in New Zealand next March with the 31st being the most likely date. Barrett defeated Tua via unanimous decision this past August and battled the fighter of Samoan descent to a controversial draw in 2010. He went on to say that he thinks a second victory over Tua will earn him a title shot.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BostonGuy on 12-19-2011

Hopefully third time's a charm for Tua. Once he gets past Barrett he can focus his sights on bigger and better competition - say Audley Harrison, Tye Fields or Chauncey Weliver...

Comment by paulf on 12-19-2011

They've had two really entertaining fights so far, why complain? Monte is a good dude and i'm fine with hmi getting a few more paydays. Dude deserves it for 1) Hilarious KO of the ultimate hypejob Tye Field 2) Getting…

Comment by Spray_resistant on 12-19-2011

[QUOTE=richardt;11580730]This article should not be in print!!!! Who gives a FUK about these two has beens and never were's!!!![/QUOTE] It should be a competitive scrap where loser leaves boxing for good.

Comment by richardt on 12-19-2011

This article should not be in print!!!! Who gives a FUK about these two has beens and never were's!!!!

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