David Tua

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Birthday
21, 1972
Birthplace
Faleasiu, Samoa
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
21, 1972 (age 46)
Birthplace
Faleasiu, Samoa

About

Former heavyweight boxer known for ferocious punching on the inside, dangerous power, and a sturdy chin. He won an IBF title in 1998 and a bronze medal at the 1992 Olympics.

Before Fame

During his amateur career, he trained three times a week in a gym in Mangere Bridge under Gerry Preston.

Trivia

He dropped a unanimous decision fight to Lennox Lewis in 2000.

Family Life

He was born in Faleasiu, Samoa.

Associated With

He knocked out John Ruiz in the first round of a 1996 fight with a thunderous left hook.