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 Last update:  2/2/2011       Read more by Mark Vester         
   
Tua vs King Clash is Set For March 19 in New Zealand
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By Mark Vester

According to New Zealand's Stuff Sport, Heavyweight David Tua (51-3-2, 43 KOs) is set to face Demetrice King (15-19, 13 KOs) on March 19, with the mindset of getting revenge for a last July's draw with Monte Barrett. Tua claims that he injured his rotator cuff while training for that fight and it kept him out of action for remainder of the year. The fight with King takes place in South Auckland, which has been dubbed the "backyard brawl." King lost back to back fights to Tor Hamer and Fres Oquendo.

"Yeah, man, no worries, no excuses," Tua said. "I think the best thing is we have been very smart with this [injury]. We got away without needing surgery and it's been successful. It's feeling very good."

After King, Tua is already planning to return in the month of June.

Tags: David Tua , Demetrice King , Tua-King , Tua vs King


 

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comment by Hitman932, on 02-02-2011
[QUOTE=joe strong]king can punch but is marginally skilled...the canadian killer(call him that because he ko'd olubawale & stiverne)...hes a zack page with power.decent trialhorse along the same lines as a robert hawkins or zuri lawrence.tua is #2 in WBO with 2 regional belts & leapai & wellive...

comment by Forza, on 02-02-2011
[QUOTE=Check]King is gonna beat the **** out of Tua. There isn't a better area for boxers than Michigan.[/QUOTE] I agree. A 15-19 record in michigan would be like 30-3 in California

comment by joe strong, on 02-02-2011
king can punch but is marginally skilled...the canadian killer(call him that because he ko'd olubawale & stiverne)...hes a zack page with power.decent trialhorse along the same lines as a robert hawkins or zuri lawrence.tua is #2 in WBO with 2 regional belts & leapai & welliver are the interim ...

comment by SluggerFan, on 02-02-2011
[QUOTE=Alex_Ex]This one is not interesting. Tua vs. Boytsov would be an interesting fight.[/QUOTE] Even better would be Tua vs. Arreola. That would be fun while it lasted....

comment by JonoYoungP4P, on 02-02-2011
Tua needs to retire, we dont need another old, shot guy fighting for world title

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