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David Tua Eyes Return, Inks Deal With Duco Events

It is a case of one fight at a time for Kiwi boxing veteran David Tua (52-4-2, 43KOs), as he has been given a chance to prove himself on the international stage once again.

The 40-year old heavyweight has signed on with Duco Events in attempt to pursue a World title.

Boss David Higgins tells Stephen McIvor on RadioLIVE's Sunday Sport that he is confident he's backing a winner.

“We think he’s still got the goods. I’m sure he knows that this is like a last chance,” Higgins says. “If he takes it seriously and does it properly and wins then we’ll talk again but this particular contract is for one big fight due next year.”

Tua's last fight was a loss to Monte Barrett in August last year.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Capaedia on 12-23-2012

Good luck Tua. Hopefully he can get a good payday then **** off out of it before he takes some serious damage. A lot of people look up to him in this country.

Comment by damuttz112 on 12-23-2012

George Foreman said as he got older the fury got stronger. But I agree with the sentiments, his manager f[B]u[/B]cked him around lost alot of money from his fights. He's living in his gym at the moment, his wife has…

Comment by ROSS CALIFORNIA on 12-23-2012

He needs money, I'm sure.

Comment by ImFromInternet on 12-23-2012

Tua:boxing: was one of my favorites too, but he´s way past his prime now.

Comment by MrFynest on 12-23-2012

Why????? I'm guessing he's broke and not another chance at "glory". On 2 ocassions he couldn't even beat a glass chin past his prime Monte Barrett.

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