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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 HMICHMIC 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??????

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