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12th April 2016

David Tua was here

David Tua was here

Wow! David Tua was here!

The Samoan New Zealander Former professional boxer, often regarded as one of the greatest heavyweights to win a world title. Known for his brutal punching power. Especially in his left hook, he scored sixteen wins inside of the first round, which included knockouts of world heavyweight champs John Ruis and Michael Moorer within thirty seconds of the first round, as well as late stoppages for other world champs Oleg Maskaev and Hasim Rahman.  David Nicknamed "Tuamanator", his fast paced bob and weave pressure fighting styles has often drawn comparasons to Mike Tyson. Tuas Professional career spanned 21 years, during which he fought many of the best fightes of the era and challenged for the WBC, IBF and IBO world heavyweight titles. He currently lives in Central Auckland running a boxing Gym. One of our staff were lucky enough to get his Autograph on a pair of boxing gloves which are a gift for her sons 21st Birthday (how cool is that). Tua said "it was nice to get away and have a sleep in"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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