Boxing news, results, rankings, schedule and more. Boxing News -- 24 hours/day - Reload often! | UPDATED TODAY
editor@fightnews.com Continuously updated all day, every day!
Home Boxing Schedule Boxing Rankings Boxing Results Fightnews Team


Feature Story

More on Tua-Ahunanya

Dave Cameron

By Ray Wheatley–World of Boxing

WBO #3 David “Tuaman” Tua (50-3-1, 43 KOs) moved closer to a world title shot when he scored a one-sided twelve round unanimous decision over Nigerian Friday “The 13th” Ahunanya (24-5-3, 13 KOs) on Wednesday to retain the WBO Asia Pacific title at the Trusts Stadium in Auckland. Scores: Brad Vocale 120-108, Mick Heafey 119-109, Bob Gibson 117-111. Tua controlled all the rounds as he boxed aggressively connecting consistently with power shots to the head and body of Ahunanya who never looked hurt during the contest

After the fight Tua said, “I give Friday my full respect. He was better than what I expected. Tonight I am going to Burger King for a hamburger.”

Photos: Dave Cameron

Click the photo to go to the next photo

Ahunanya commented, “I was hoping to KO Tua but it never happened. Best of luck to David.”

In the main supporting bout, Australian heavyweight Brett Smith was disqualified by referee Lance Reville in his bout against Israel Garcia at 43 seconds of round three for infringements.

The show was promoted by Tua’s promoter Cedric Kushner (Gotham Promotions) and David Higgins (Duco Events). Televised on Maori Television Network (throughout New Zealand) and Fox Main Event pay-per-view Television Network (throughout Australia).




    For all the latest boxing news, click here.








    All contents copyright 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 by Freitag Marketing Services, LLC.
    The information on this site cannot be reused without written permission.