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David Tua
Global ID4343
sexmale
birthdate 1972-11-21
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 10″   /   178cm
reach70″   /   178cm
US ID036671
aliasTuaman
country New Zealand
residenceSouth Auckland, New Zealand
birth placeFaleasiu, Samoa
birth nameMafaufau Sita
won 52 (KO 43) + lost 5 (KO 0) + drawn 2 = 59
rounds boxed 312 KO% 72.88
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
2013-11-16Alexander Ustinov28-1-0
Claudelands Arena, Hamilton, New ZealandLUD1212
referee: Brad Vocale | judge: Charlie Lucas 108-120 | judge: Carl Zappia 110-119 | judge: Carrick Belton 110-119
vacant WBA Pan African heavyweight title (supervisor: Charlie Lucas)
2011-08-13Monte Barrett34-9-2
Telstra Clear Events Centre, Manukau City, New ZealandLUD1212
referee: Brad Vocale | judge: Robert Hoyle 112-115 | judge: Mick Heafey 112-115 | judge: Laurie Glozier 113-114
WBO Asia Pacific heavyweight title (supervisor: Leon Panoncillo)
WBO Oriental heavyweight title (supervisor: Leon Panoncillo)
Barrett down in 12th
2011-03-19Demetrice King15-19-0
TelstraClear Pacific, Manukau City, New ZealandWUD1010
referee: Lance Revill | judge: Robert Gibson 100-90 | judge: Geoff Belton 100-90 | judge: Andrew Bell 100-91
2010-07-17Monte Barrett34-9-0
Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USADMD1212
referee: Randy Neumann | judge: Joseph Pasquale 115-111 | judge: Shafeeq Rashada 113-113 | judge: Luis Rivera 113-113
WBO Asia Pacific heavyweight title
WBO Oriental heavyweight title
Tua down for the first time in his career and deducted a point in round twelve
2010-03-31Friday Ahunanya24-5-3
The Trusts Stadium, Auckland, New ZealandWUD1212
referee: Garry Dean | judge: Brad Vocale 119-109 | judge: Robert Gibson 117-111 | judge: Mick Heafey 120-108
WBO Asia Pacific heavyweight title (supervisor: Leon Panoncillo)
WBO Oriental heavyweight title (supervisor: Leon Panoncillo)
2009-10-03Shane Cameron23-1-0
Mystery Creek Events Centre, Hamilton, New ZealandWKO212
time: 0:20 | referee: Bruce McTavish | judge: Robert Byrd 10-7 | judge: Pinit Prayadsab 10-7 | judge: Brad Vocale 10-7
WBO Asia Pacific heavyweight title (supervisor: Pat Leonard)
WBO Oriental heavyweight title (supervisor: Pat Leonard)
Cameron down twice in round 1
2007-09-07Cerrone Fox8-5-0
Soaring Eagle Casino, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USAWTKO210
time: 1:41 | referee: Frank Garza | judge: Gary Merritt | judge: Bill Paige | judge: Ron Cunningham
2007-08-18Saul Montana48-14-0
South Town Exhibition Center, Sandy, Utah, USAWKO110
time: 2:15 | referee: Larry Fullmer | judge: Lynn Moore | judge: Chet Fullmer | judge: Jonathan Tuero
2007-02-22Robert Hawkins21-6-0
Roseland Ballroom, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Danny Schiavone | judge: Luis Rivera 99-91 | judge: Melvina Lathan 96-94 | judge: John McKaie 96-94
2006-11-03Maurice Wheeler10-8-1
Roseland Ballroom, New York, New York, USAWKO710
time: 2:48 | referee: Randy Neumann
2006-07-26Edward Gutierrez15-2-1
Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, New York, USAWKO410
time: 2:59 | referee: Mike Ortega | judge: George DeGabriel | judge: Matt Ruggero | judge: John McKaie
Gutiérrez down in the 2nd & 4th rounds
2005-10-21Cisse Salif17-4-2
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, USAWSD1010
referee: James Warring | judge: Rocky Young 94-96 | judge: Bill Ray 96-94 | judge: Mark Streisand 98-92
2005-03-31Talmadge Griffis22-5-3
Waitakere's Trusts Stadium, Auckland, New ZealandWTKO1010
time: 2:34 | referee: Lance Revill | judge: Geoff Belton | judge: Robert Gibson | judge: Pat Leonard
2003-03-29Hasim Rahman35-4-0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADSD1212
referee: Rudy Battle | judge: Bobby Grasso 116-112 | judge: Bill Clancy 112-116 | judge: George Hill 114-114
IBF Heavyweight Title Eliminator
2002-11-30Russell Chasteen19-5-0
Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWKO210
time: 1:41 | referee: Ed Johnson
2002-08-17Michael Moorer43-2-1
Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWKO110
time: 0:30 | referee: Rudy Battle | judge: Steve Weisfeld | judge: John Stewart | judge: John Poturaj
2002-04-13Fres Oquendo22-0-0
Mountaineer Casino Racetrack and Resort, Chester, West Virginia, USAWTKO912
time: 1:54 | referee: Dave Johnson | judge: Paul Artisst 63-70 | judge: Bruce Foster 65-68 | judge: Gary Wolfe 65-68
NABF heavyweight title
2001-12-19Garing Lane20-27-2
Feather Falls Casino, Oroville, California, USAWTKO810
time: 2:35
2001-08-18Chris Byrd33-2-0
Cox Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALUD1212
referee: Jay Nady | judge: Chuck Giampa 112-116 | judge: Art Lurie 112-116 | judge: Paul Smith 113-115
USBA heavyweight title
Final Part of the IBF Heavyweight Title Eliminator.
2001-03-23Danell Nicholson39-3-0
Texas Station Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO612
time: 0:34 | referee: Joe Cortez | judge: Carol Castellano | judge: Duane Ford | judge: Art Lurie
Part of an IBF Heavyweight Elimination Tournament (Byrd-Harris/Tua-Nicholson)
2000-11-11Lennox Lewis37-1-1
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALUD1212
referee: Joe Cortez | judge: Jerry Roth 111-117 | judge: Dave Moretti 109-119 | judge: Chuck Giampa 110-118
WBC World heavyweight title
IBF World heavyweight title
International Boxing Organization World heavyweight title
2000-07-21Robert Daniels39-4-1
Regent Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO312
time: 0:47 | referee: Joe Cortez | judge: Carol Castellano | judge: Duane Ford | judge: Bill Graham
USBA heavyweight title
IBF Inter-Continental heavyweight title
Daniels down three times
2000-06-03Obed Sullivan35-6-1
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO112
time: 0:51 | referee: Joe Cortez | judge: Chuck Giampa | judge: Bill Graham | judge: Patricia Morse Jarman
USBA heavyweight title
IBF Inter-Continental heavyweight title
1999-10-23Shane Sutcliffe22-8-1
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO210
time: 1:20 | referee: Jay Nady
1999-07-17Gary Bell21-2-0
Caesars Tahoe, Circus Maximus Showroom, Stateline, Nevada, USAWTKO112
time: 1:19 | referee: Vic Drakulich | judge: Carol Castellano | judge: Keith MacDonald | judge: Dave Moretti
USBA heavyweight title (supervisor: Dan Jones)
1998-12-19Hasim Rahman29-0-0
Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami, Florida, USAWTKO1012
time: 2:25 | referee: Telis Assimenios | judge: Mike Glienna 87-89 | judge: Sheila Harmon 82-89 | judge: Rocky Young 82-89
USBA heavyweight title
IBF Inter-Continental heavyweight title
IBF Heavyweight Title Eliminator
1998-09-26Eric Curry22-5-0
Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, USAWTKO110
time: 0:43 | referee: Steve Smoger
1998-05-30Nate Tubbs17-3-0
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWKO210
time: 2:12 | referee: Earl Brown | judge: Calvin Claxton | judge: Emil Conforti | judge: Dan Shannon
1998-04-18Cleveland Woods14-14-0
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USAWTKO310
1998-03-10Jeff Wooden17-5-0
National Guard Armory, Pikesville, Maryland, USAWMD1010
referee: Gary Camponeschi | judge: Bill Holmes 97-93 | judge: Kenny Chevalier 96-95 | judge: Jonai Winfield 95-95
1997-11-22Jeff Lally21-9-0
Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO210
time: 1:04 | referee: Lindsey Page
1997-06-07Ike Ibeabuchi16-0-0
Arco Arena, Sacramento, California, USALUD1212
referee: Lou Filippo | judge: Henry Elesperu 114-115 | judge: Rudy Jordan 113-116 | judge: Dick Young 111-117
WBC International heavyweight title
1997-04-05Oleg Maskaev10-1-0
Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO1112
time: 1:16 | referee: Lindsey Page | judge: Miguel Acuna 96-94 | judge: Eugene Grant 95-95 | judge: Steve Weisfeld 93-98
WBC International heavyweight title
1996-12-21David Izon17-1-0
Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, USAWTKO1212
time: 1:54 | referee: Dick Flaherty | judge: William Hutt | judge: Tom Kaczmarek | judge: Fred Ucci
WBC International heavyweight title
1996-09-20Darroll Wilson17-0-2
James Knight Convention Center, Miami, Florida, USAWKO112
time: 3:10 | referee: William Conners | judge: Jose Juan Guerra | judge: John Keane | judge: Stuart Winston
WBC International heavyweight title (supervisor: Anibal Miramontes)
1996-07-21Anthony Cooks7-5-0
Teamster's Hall, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWTKO110
time: 2:24 | referee: Bill Holmes
1996-03-15John Ruiz25-2-0
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWKO112
time: 0:19 | referee: Tony Perez | judge: Harold Laurens | judge: Barbara Perez | judge: Jack Woodruff
WBC International heavyweight title
1996-01-13Bruce Bellocchi7-2-0
Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO210
time: 2:39 | judge: Shafeeq Rashada | judge: Melvina Lathan | judge: Steve Weisfeld
1995-08-26Mauricio Villegas22-10-0
Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO610
time: 2:51 | referee: Steve Smoger | judge: Eugene Grant | judge: Frank Brunette | judge: Melvina Lathan
1995-07-15Sean Hart11-3-2
Caesars Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada, USAWUD88
referee: Norm Budden | judge: Herb Santos 79-70 | judge: John McSweeny 77-72 | judge: Chuck Giampa 79-71
1995-05-20Dan Murphy43-15-2
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO510
time: 0:35 | referee: Ron Lipton | judge: Eva Shain | judge: Jean Williams | judge: Eugene Grant
1995-03-04Bruce Bellocchi7-1-0
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO110
time: 3:00 | referee: Lindsey Page
1994-12-09Cecil Coffee28-6-2
ASB Stadium, Kohimarama, New ZealandWKO110
time: 0:29 | referee: Lance Revill
1994-10-01Ken Lakusta22-21-1
Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USAWKO410
1994-08-13Everton Davis9-3-0
Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1010
referee: Toby Gibson | 97-90 | 97-90 | 97-90
Davis down in rounds 4 & 9.
1994-05-07Lester Jackson5-2-1
Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWUD88
referee: Tony Orlando | judge: Tom Kaczmarek 78-74 | judge: Steve Weisfeld 78-74 | judge: Rocky Castellani 79-73
1994-04-16Calvin Jones16-8-0
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO48
1994-02-05Bill Corrigan7-4-1
Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO26
time: 1:17 | referee: Jay Nady
1993-11-26Mike Acey13-8-1
ASB Stadium, Kohimarama, New ZealandWKO110
referee: Bevan Weir | judge: Hugh O'Neill | judge: Pat Leonard | judge: Greg Burgess
1993-11-06Krishna Wainwright1-3-1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD66
referee: Richard Steele | judge: Dave Moretti 60-54 | judge: Paul Smith 60-54 | judge: Dalby Shirley 60-53
1993-09-25Rick Honeycutt4-9-2
Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie, New York, USAWKO26
referee: Ron Lipton
1993-07-10Larry Davis7-9-0
Fernwood Resort, Bushkill, Pennsylvania, USAWKO16
time: 2:18
1993-06-22Bruce Johnson9-23-1
Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO26
time: 0:44 | referee: Lindsey Page
1993-05-28Willie Washington1-4-0
Houston, Texas, USAWKO16
1993-03-23Alfredo Nevarez0-2-0
HemisFair Arena, San Antonio, Texas, USAWTKO16
1993-02-27Howard Kelly7-9-0
Showboat Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO36
1993-02-06Lazaro Almanza0-2-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO36
referee: Arthur Mercante Jr. | judge: Barbara Perez | judge: Steve Weisfeld | judge: Don Nodecker
1992-12-14Lorenzo Poole0-1-0
Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USAWKO16
1992-12-01Ron Humes5-5-0
Pavilion Convention Center, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USAWKO14
time: 0:37 | referee: Al Rothenberg
Pro debut for the 1992 Heavyweight Olympic Bronze Medalist Tua

 
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