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  1. Daily Bread Mailbag: Wilder, Garcia-Guerrero, Lomachenko, HayeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Boxing Scene

    ... hard to tell. I don't know enough about Ibeabuchi to say he could beat Tyson. We saw him do well vs Chris Byrd and David Tua and his career was over. We know more about Tyson. Prime Mike Tyson was a handful for anyone ever. Give me more definitive ...

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  2. Boxing: Charismatic Parker right at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... a fight to Samoa, that means so much to the Samoan people," said trainer Barry, the former coach of heavyweight David Tua. "In the 12 years I was with Tua we never did a fight in Samoa and the years that he had after that he never took a fight here ...

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  3. Inga's son a giant chip off the blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... a light session at the gym today, features on a poster positioned between pictures of former Samoan heavyweights David Tua and Jimmy Peau. Barry helped Lika with his footwork and jab, and afterwards said: "He's a very exciting young prospect. To ...

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  4. Boxing: Parker's power takes toll on trainer BarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    Two days after New Zealand heavyweight Joseph Parker fights American Jason Berger here in Apia on Saturday, trainer Kevin Barry will undergo surgery on two hernias, and on the evidence of today's open training session with his man it's easy to see why. Parker is in the tapering phase of his preparation which meant he trained with Barry inside the ring at the Faleata sports complex gymnasium where the bout will be held about at about 50 per cent of the power he hopes to use against 31-year-old Bergman.

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  5. Joseph Parker to honour his Samoan heritage in 'Rumble in Paradise'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... Jason Bergman in the 'Rumble in Paradise' on Saturday. Following in the footsteps of the likes of Monty Betham, David Tua and Maselino Masoe, the 24-year-old is the latest in a long list of quality boxers with Samoan heritage and he's determined to ...

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  6. Boxing: Parker to be in hot demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... at the gymnasium in which the fight, to be screened live on Sky, will be held. Barry, who took Samoan heavyweight David Tua to an unsuccessful world title challenge against Lennox Lewis in 2000, also said he was likely to hold a coaching clinic for ...

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  7. Boxing trainer Kevin Barry says David Tua needed Joseph Parker's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Stuff.co.nz

    David Tua swings a left hook at Lennox Lewis during their world heavyweight title fight in Las Vegas in 2000. Boxing trainer Kevin Barry believes if David Tua had Joseph Parker's drive and dedication he would have won the world heavyweight title.

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  8. Parker picked for greatnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Sky Sports

    ... manager and trainer who has been here before. Sixteen years ago, Barry managed another heavy-handed New Zealander, David Tua, who produced a string of chilling stoppage wins to earn a Las Vegas clash with Lewis, the WBC and IBF champion, in November ...

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  9. New Zealand boxer issues challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Fiji Times

    ... the first round. I've been trained by some of the best trainers in New Zealand, including Chris Martin who trained David Tua and other top New Zealand boxers. "Edwin Samy who is the only Fijian of Indian descent kickboxing champion in New Zealand is ...

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  10. Don't blush Gayle baby - interviews can go wrong - enter SBW, Tua and FlemingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... up while the sports star was doing an interview, cornered him with cameras and asked him why he blocked him. David Tua is just as prone to jump on Guy Williams, who once again pulled Sonny Bill into a bit of drama. At the end of Tua's press ...

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  11. Can Ike Ibeabuchi Resume Campaign After 17 Years?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Sherdog

    ... as so many others have. But in 1999, after impressive, back-to-back victories over fellow heavyweight contenders David Tua and Chris Byrd (who would go on to capture world titles on two occasions), there was at least a strong suspicion that ...

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  12. Joseph Parker up to No 6 with IBF as NZ heavyweight boxer's profile buildsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... Parker and it's a name worth remembering," they said, adding that "New Zealand hasn't had a talent like him since David Tua burst on to the heavyweight scene 20 years ago." "Don't discount the New Zealander a he is blessed with speed and power, is ...

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  13. Jonah's mum to lead mournersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... and Joeli Vidiri were among more than 50 visitors to a busy Lomu family home yesterday. Former heavyweight boxer David Tua, who was formally dressed in a traditional Tongan ta'ovala, also paid his respects and members of the public tied flowers to a ...

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  14. Jonah's mum to attend public memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... is being considered as a possible option. Lomu's close friend and former World Heavyweight Boxing Title contender David Tua has been among mourners to visit the Lomu family home in Epsom today. Family spokesperson John Hart said "no final decisions" ...

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  15. Jonah Lomu's impossible All Blacks dream - an interview from 2005Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... seem more pronounced, the result of a gruelling training regime that has included sessions with heavyweight boxer David Tua. Then there are the scars. Like the one on his wrist, where doctors combined a vein and an artery after months of dialysis. ...

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  16. Another barrier knocked out in sportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Scoop

    Another barrier has been knocked out in sport - New Zealander Benjamin Watt is believed to be the first ever openly-gay male professional boxing judge. Watt tells GayNZ.com his love for boxing was sparked when he was eight-years-old and watched the "Royal Rampage" 2000 David Tua vs Lennox Lewis fight, which went 12 rounds and near stopped the nation.

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  17. Holyfield's best boxing victoryRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... we did on how Tyson fights. We used short powerful sparring partners with that in mind -- Jerry Bell and David Tua. "Realistically, Mike was the guy who I expected to go to the Olympics with in 1984. We trained together and all that. I had pretty ...

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  18. Five southpaw heavyweights who ruled the boxing worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... wins came against American Bert Cooper in 1992, Holyfield in 1994 and German Axel Shulz in 1996. Moorer was one of David Tua's most celebrated victims with the Kiwi knocking him out just 30s into the first round of their 2002 fight in New Jersey. ...

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  19. Joseph Parker Staying Very Busy, Set For 1/23 BoutRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2015 | Boxing Scene

    ... my people," he said. It will be a landmark fight for Samoa who never had the pleasure of seeing heavyweight star David Tua fight there during his prime. Parker's last fight was a third round knockout of veteran Kali Meehan in Auckland last week that ...

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  20. Joseph Parker's Samoan challenge will come from left-fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... my people," he said. It will be a landmark fight for Samoa who never had the pleasure of seeing heavyweight star David Tua fight there during his prime. Parker's last fight was a third round knockout of veteran Kali Meehan in Auckland last week that ...

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