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Photos: Barrett Rises From Huge Combo To Beat Tua

Telstra Clear Events Centre, Manukau City, New Zealand - Heavyweight veteran Monte Barrett (35-9-2, 20KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over David Tua (54-4-2, 43KOs). The scores were 114-113, 115-112 and 115-112. Barrett captures the WBO Asia Pacific and WBO Oriental heavyweight titles. In the tweflth round, Barrett was badly hurt and survived a huge knockdown when Tua was unable to finish him  off.

The fight was a rematch of their twelve round majority draw from last July in Atlantic City, which saw Tua get dropped for the first time in his career in the twelfth round.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 08-13-2011

[QUOTE=VatoMulatto;10983071]It's the 12th round and Barrett was both mentally and physically exhausted, but still found a way to come back up on his feet after being knockdown by a huge puncher like Tua....and finish the fight. I have to say…

Comment by VatoMulatto on 08-13-2011

It's the 12th round and Barrett was both mentally and physically exhausted, but still found a way to come back up on his feet after being knockdown by a huge puncher like Tua....and finish the fight. I have to say…

Comment by KING MEAT on 08-13-2011

where mak at? left hook tua :cool2: any klit would kill him anyway

Comment by Canelo Phresh on 08-13-2011

i feel bad for left hook. thats his boy.

Comment by ChopperRead on 08-13-2011

I thought Tua did enough to win from rounds 7-12. He had Barrett hurt a few times and Barrett never really hurt Tua. Monte was in great shape though and started very strong, but did too much holding in the…

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