Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

David Tua Dominates Demetrice King To Win Decision

By Edward Chaykovsky

At the TelstraClear Pacific in Manukau City, New Zealand, heavyweight contender David Tua (52-3, 43KOs) dominated tough journeyman Demetrice King (15-20, 13KOs) over ten rounds to win a unanimous decision. Tua was blazing with big punches early, attempting to get an impressive early knockout. King is durable and withstood Tua's blows to the head and body in the early rounds. The pace didn't change as the fight continued. King shook off the punches and often countered with taunts. Tua displayed improved stamina, yet King spoiled the party by surviving until the final bell.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tlarry on 03-19-2011

Tua, who is one dimensional, throws hard early, then runs out of gas trying to hang on, is never going to be a real deal in this dreadful heavyweight division. AND this fool with a 15-20 record... why even report…

Comment by IIG on 03-19-2011

They say power is the last thing to go, but something is going on when David Tua and Vitali Klitschko fights, often against opponents that have been stopped before, keep going to decisions. This was true of Big George towards…

Comment by Check on 03-19-2011

I believe King fought on the undercard of Bradley/Alexander. That dude is a straight up BUM.

Comment by ChopperRead on 03-19-2011

[QUOTE=Marchegiano;10255729]Wasn't that the original plan? I mean did he not take this fight because the Barrett rematch fell through?[/QUOTE] No, this was supposed to be a tune-up for the rematch. It's not 100% on though.

Comment by BostonGuy on 03-19-2011

[QUOTE=LarryX2011;10255733]guy was 15-19??wow[/QUOTE] Records can be deceiving e.g. Glen Johnson, Emmual Augustus, etc... As to the thread topic, good to hear that Tua was in shape and got some good work in, over ten rounds...

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (11)
Top Headlines Carl Martin Defends WBA Asia Belt Against Chul Suh in Ifugao Tomoki Kameda vs. Abigail Medina Lands on Abema TV A 'Monster' Awaits Rodriguez After Victory Over Moloney Spence: I'm Now #1 at 147, Keith Thurman Must Face Me! Video: Tevin Farmer Talks Gervonta Davis Showdown Video: Sugar Ray Leonard on Pacquiao-Broner, Canelo-Andrade Katie Taylor: Amanda Serrano Doing Everything To Avoid Me Hearn: For Golovkin, The Biggest Fight is Canelo Trilogy at DAZN Video: Eddie Hearn Reacts To Canelo-Andrade, Murata's Loss Video: Brant's Promoter Reacts To Big Win Over Murata Video: Lomachenko Talks Pedraza Fight, Linares Rematch Video: Rob Brant Reacts To His Big Win Over Murata Photos: Tevin Farmer Blasts Out James Tennyson To Retain Michael Conlan: Now I Want Real Opponents - Top 10, Top 15 Hearn Erupts: Wilder Wants 60-40 For Joshua? F*** Off! Murata Admits: Brant Made Me Feel My Skills Are Limited Photos: Naoya Inoue, Emmanuel Rodriguez - Go Face To Face Photos: Katie Taylor Celebrates Big Win With Conor McGregor Farmer To Gervonta Davis: Why You Not Fighting? I Want You! Hearn: Canelo Has 11-Fight Deal, One of Them Will Be Andrade! Photos: Demetrius Andrade Proves Too Good For Kautondokwa Photos: Rob Brant Upsets The Odds, Stuns Ryota Murata Photos: Michael Conlan, Vladimir Nikitin Get Las Vegas Wins Photos: Maxim Dadashev Decisions a Game Antonio DeMarco Video: Arum Reacts To Murata's Big Loss, Pacquiao-Haymon Pact Video: Crawford's Coach Reacts To Pacquiao's 'Scared' Claim Hughie Fury: I'd Take April Date With Joshua in a Heartbeat Hearn: I Don't Want To Wait Until 12/1 For Wilder-Joshua Talks CompuBox: Rob Brant Throws 1,262 Shots at Ryota Murata Bob Arum: Congrats To Rob Brant, He Deserved The Win Andrade Drops, Dominates Kautondokwa For WBO Belt Rob Brant Shocks Ryota Murata For Title, Derails Golovkin Plans Emmanuel Rodriguez Edges Jason Moloney, Faces Inoue Next Katie Taylor Dominates Cindy Serrano, Wins All 10 Rounds Maxim Dadashev Decisions Antonio DeMarco Over Ten Yunier Dorticos Goes Twelve, Beats Tough Masternak in WBSS Tevin Farmer Knocks Out Tennyson With Body Shot In Fifth Kid Galahad Out-Boxes Toka Khan Clary, Wins IBF Eliminator Mike Perez Decisions Keith Tapia To Secure WBSS Alternate Spot Tommy Coyle Floors Kielczweski, Wins Unanimous Decision
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement