20 Apr 2010

Tua's next bout almost confirmed

6:18 am on 20 April 2010

Heavyweight boxer David Tua's next bout will be in Brazil at the end of June.

Tua's camp say they are is close to finalising a deal to fight American Monte Barrett.

Tus is now ranked number 2 by the WBO but doesn't appear in any of the other organisations rankings.

Monte 'Two Gunz' Barrett has challenged for the WBA World Heavyweight Title and fought six current or former heavyweight champions including David Haye and Wladimir Klitschko.

Barrett is 38 years old and has a 34 and 9 record.