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 Last update:  11/30/2011       Read more by Edward Chaykovsky         
   
David Tua Livid: Monte Barrett is Just a Drugs Cheat
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By Edward Chaykovsky

According to a report by the Herald Online, David Tua's legal team is moving fast to have his recent loss overturned after Monte Barrett reportedly tested positive for the banned stimulant methylhex-anemine following a urine test after his August 13 in New Zealand. Barrett was nearly knocked out in the final round, but held on to win a decision over Tua after they fought to a controversial draw in the first meeting which took place in Atlantic City.

Tua's lawyer Blair Edwards told 3News that he's filed a petition with the WBO to have the decision overturned.

"We've asked the WBO to overturn the result of the match. We have also asked for the return of the belts that Barrett has in his possession and we have asked for David's rankings to be reinstated to be where they were before the fight," Mr Edwards said.

Tua spoke to the Truth Weekender and blasted Barrett, while also calling for a third fight.

"Monte came to New Zealand telling everyone how hard he had worked to get into the best possible shape for the fight. Now we know he is just a drugs cheat. He has fooled everyone and cheated me out of an honest result."

Tags: David Tua , Monte Barrett , Tua-Barrett , Tua vs Barrett



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comment by LeadUppercut, on 12-01-2011
[QUOTE=Pugly!]either way id like to see a third fight! first two were competitive and good tear ups! especially for HW's! then the winner could move up to the B+ HW's like Helenius, Adamek, Povetkin, Fury, Arreola, etc.[/QUOTE] Maybe, but only if Tua shows up in shape. Pac / May, wil...

comment by switchsouthpaw, on 12-01-2011
1,3 dimethylamylamine - it's in most stim/fatburners these days.

comment by UglyPug, on 11-30-2011
[QUOTE=uoykcuf]Oh please, Tua isn't an idiot he gets all his supplements from McDonalds dollar menu. http://www.in-depthresearch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/mcdonalds-dollar.jpg[/QUOTE] i can't hate - i eat caramel sundae's on the reggie! they are so delicious!

comment by UglyPug, on 11-30-2011
there is sunflower seed oil as a main ingredient in my protein/recovery drink of choice - syntha6 vanilla ice cream. . . shyt is DELICIOUS TOO! literally takes like a vanilla milk shake. . .

comment by uoykcuf, on 11-30-2011
[QUOTE=Lucky Jim]Tua gets all his supplements from Burger King....[/QUOTE] Oh please, Tua isn't an idiot he gets all his supplements from McDonalds dollar menu. http://www.in-depthresearch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/mcdonalds-dollar.jpg

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