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David Tua Eyes Barrett Rematch, Holyfield Clash

By Chris LaBate

Heavyweight David Tua is already looking ahead at rematch with Monte Barrett. They fought to a disputed twelve round draw last year. Barrett gave Tua a lot of problems and dropped him in the twelfth round of their fight. Tua's promoter, Cedric Kushner, says a deal to face Barrett for a second time is almost done. Their first fight happened in Atlantic City. Barrett told Kushner that he is willing to take the rematch in Tua's backyard of New Zealand. If Tua beat Barrett, Kushner would like to match him against former champion Evander Holyfield in the fall. Holyfield is scheduled to face Brian Nielsen on May 7 in Denmark.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ChopperRead on 03-19-2011

[QUOTE=SluggerFan;10256758]I wouldn't be opposed to a Holyfield vs. Tua fight if they can both beat their next opponents. I'd rather Holyfield retire but if he is going to keep fighting, then I think this would be good gauge to let…

Comment by joe strong on 03-19-2011

barrett then holyfield sounds ok to me.that will get him some money & prepare him for a bigger fight

Comment by Tiozzo on 03-19-2011

[QUOTE=tlarry;10257369]B-Hop at his age even, is tough enough, smart enough, fit enough, crafty and defensive genius enough to drag that whole Heavyweight Division, without a shadow of a doubt. Unlike Roy Jones who hand picked a stiff that couldn't move…

Comment by Fighting Pride on 03-19-2011

[QUOTE=tlarry;10257369]B-Hop at his age even, is tough enough, smart enough, fit enough, crafty and defensive genius enough to drag that whole Heavyweight Division, without a shadow of a doubt. Unlike Roy Jones who hand picked a stiff that couldn't move…

Comment by Akucapri on 03-19-2011

Gotta tell ya I took a quick glance and thought it said David Haye.

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