20 Aug 2007

David Tua moves a step closer to world title

10:32 am on 20 August 2007

The Samoan born New Zealand boxer, David Tua, continues his move towards a world title fight after knocking out Mexican champion Saul Montana in the first round of their scheduled

10-round heavyweight fight at Salt Lake City in Utah.

Tua took just two minutes 15 seconds to deck Montana with two left hooks to the jaw.

His American camp says he will fight again on September 7 and should have another crack at the world title in six months' time.

Thirty four year old Tua, took his record to 48 wins, 41 by knockouts, 3 draws and 1 loss.