Advertisement
Advertisement

David Tua vs. Monte Barrett Trilogy in Play For Next Year?

By David "Los Gatos" Rosenberg

Sources in New Zealand have advised BoxingScene.com that heavyweight veteran David Tua (54-4-2, 43KOs) has been approached about the possibility of facing Monte Barrett (35-9-2, 20KOs) for a third time in early 2012. The fight could possibly take place in March. Tua fought Barrett to a majority draw in 2010 and lost a twelve round decision in their August 2011 rematch. Tua reportedly owes between $2 to $3 million dollars in back tax, so retirement is not an option. A third fight with Barrett could be Tua's biggest financial option at the moment.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by #CaneloKhan on 11-21-2011

[quote=paulf;11450545]If the money is there, why not? Those guys have been fighting hard for years, if they can make a few bucks so be it.[/quote] Exatcly if they can cash…

Comment by thuggishruggish on 11-21-2011

Cool cant wait for this fight. 3rd one will be the best one for sure, Tua will go all out :boxing:

Comment by Lucky Jim on 11-20-2011

The first two fights were highly competitive and entertaining, so a third one is good news. I'd love to see it. Some of you people don't even sound like you're boxing fans --all you do is whine.

Comment by Money Shot on 11-20-2011

They should add Bowe and Tommy Morrison, make it a round robin. Maybe Holyfield could fight the winner? :popcorn:

Comment by richardt on 11-20-2011

The perfect fuking cure for insomnia. Who gives a FUK about either of these two hasbeens and never were's??????

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (10)
Top Headlines Anthony Joshua to Have U.S. Network Deal Announced Next Week Victor Ortiz vs. Andre Berto II - CompuBox Historical Review Victor Ortiz-Andre Berto II LIVE Results From Carson Liam Walsh Retains British and Commonwealth Titles With TKO Jack-Bute, DeGale-Medina SHO Double LIVE Results From DC Photos: Hughie Fury's Severe Cut Above His Left Eye Hughie Fury Suffers Bad Cut, Gets Technical Nod Over Fred Kassi Amir Khan Eyes MMA: I Fancy My Chances With Conor McGregor! Jamie Conlan Wins FOTY War To Get Title: Walsh Retains His Belt Andy Lee Sets Record Straight on Rumors of Daniel Jacobs Bout Video: Eddie Hearn Discusses Tony Bellew's Big Title Card Video: Theophane on Mayweather-Broner, Jack-DeGale, More Video: Eddie Hearn Talks Anthony Joshua, Kell Brook, Tyson Fury James DeGale: I Want To One Day Be The Pound For Pound Best IBF To Order Shingo Wake vs. Jonathan Guzman For Vacant Title Hughie Fury vs. Fred Kassi LIVE Results: Vijender Singh Wins Photos: Andre Dirrell, Anthony Dirrell, Guzman Get WIns in AC Cameron Dunkin Details His Up and Comers Within Stable Victor Ortiz's Coach on Berto Rematch: It's a Must-Win For Both Warren: I Think Fury Has Klitschko's Number - Mentally, Physically Zac Dunn Stops Les Sherrington In Three, Eyes Title Shot Chilemba Vows To Not Leave Fate in Judges' Hands Versus Kovalev Ramirez's Trainer: Golovkin is Great Fighter, But He's Not a Machine Thurman Will Focus on Danny Garcia's WBC Belt After Porter Hearn: Brook vs. Vargas Possible, Peterson Still in The Running Frank Warren on Hughie Fury-Fred Kassi, Liverpool's Big Win Daily Bread Mailbag: Mayweather-Garcia, Golovkin-Canelo, More James DeGale is Eager To End The Callum Smith Hype Train Canelo's Coach Rejects Claim That Khan's Chin is Poor: It's a Myth! Victor Ortiz-Andre Berto II: Pre-Fight Report Card Lipinets: Me and Ortiz Went To War in Camp, He'll Beat Berto Donald Trump and Ted Cruz Now Battle Over - Mike Tyson Canelo's Coach: Golovkin Has Beaten Nobody, Lower Level Foes! Casimero Vows To Get Revenge on Amnat Ruenroeng on May 25 Dirrell Brothers, Jonathan Guzman Win Big In Atlantic City Orlando Salido Reacts To Francisco Vargas' Positive Drug Test Pano Tiatia, Other Dunkin Fighters Set For Action on Victory Card Beibut Shumenov Files Protest Against Dorticos-Kalenga WBA Clash Marquez Pleads With Canelo, De La Hoya To Make Golovkin Fight Povetkin: Wilder's 'Klitschko Tactics' Won't Work, Maybe He's Nervous
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement