3 Nov 2006

David Tua returns to the ring this weekend

8:30 am on 3 November 2006

After 15-months of inactivity, the Samoan born New Zealand heavyweight boxer David Tua returns to the ring tomorrow in New York.

31-year-old Tua will step into the ring against little known Abraham Okine, who goes by the nickname, The African Assassin.

It will be Tua's 50th professional bout, he has a record of 45 wins with 39 knock-outs.

Promoter Cedric Kushner is predicting that next year Tua will be heavyweight champion.