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Photos: Tua Looking Heavy as Training Camp Starts

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - David Tua (52-4-2, 43KOs) hits the pads with his new trainer Dave Hedgecock following a press conference in his gym at Onehunga Mall in Auckland. Tua, standing at 5'10, is training for his upcoming fight with 6'8 Russian giant Alexander Ustinov (28-1, 21KOs) on August 31 at Claudelands Arena in Hamilton, New Zealand. Ustinov returns from a stay-busy win in April, while the 40-year-old Tua has been inactive  since the August 2011 decision loss to Monte Barrett. Tua has struggled with weight in the past and his recent photos indicate the heavyweight veteran is not in the best of shape. Tua's main sparring partner is the very tall Julius Long.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Thurman on 08-05-2013

Frustrating that Tua isn't in shape for such an important fight. Ustinov is definitely beatable and lacks the reflexes to avoid a hungry Tua as seen in his loss to Pulev. If Tua would simply put his heart into training…

Comment by joe strong on 08-05-2013

[QUOTE=New England;13614543]i tend to doubt that, but if it's from a source that has been independently verified it's news to me.[/QUOTE] [url]http://i.stuff.co.nz/sport/other-sports/5442105/David-Tuas-title-shot-at-Klitschko-KO-d[/url]

Comment by Verstyle on 08-05-2013

Hold up his fight is on Aug 31st..and HE JUST STARTED TRAINING CAMP?

Comment by joe strong on 08-05-2013

[QUOTE=New England;13614543]i tend to doubt that, but if it's from a source that has been independently verified it's news to me.[/QUOTE] [url]http://www.boxing.com/it_takes_tua_to_tango.html[/url]

Comment by LoadedWraps on 08-04-2013

WAR TUA!!!!!!!!:boxing: Where is that left hook tua guy? I always loved watching Tua fight.

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