BOXING

Tua prepares for "Two Gunz" fight

Saturday 22 May 2010, 1:18PM
By Dave Worsley
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Heavyweight boxer David Tua is set to leave the New Zealand in the build up
for his fight with American Monte "Two Gunz" Barrett in New Jersey.
The fight had originally been scheduled for June 26 in Sao Paulo, Brazil,
but will now take place at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City
on July 18 (NZT).
Tua, who successfully defended his WBO Asia Pacific and WBO Oriental
heavyweight title belts against Friday Ahunanya in March, is undefeated in
Atlantic City
Tua flies to the United States tomorrow (Sunday 23 May). He will be
available to media at the Auckland Airport at approximately 11.30 until
around 12.15pm. He flies on a Qantas flight at 1.50pm.
Maori Television will have exclusive live free to air coverage of the Tua v
Barrett fight, July 18, check www.maoritelevision.co.nz for details.
For more information contact Dave Worsley on behalf of Maori Television
021 365 224.