Uaine Fa Junior is a New Zealand professional boxer. He has held the WBO Oriental interim heavyweight title since 2018. This article contains details about his net worth, earnings, age, height, achievements, etc.
Fa’s amateur career began under coach and trainer Lolo Heimuli. He represented Tonga at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, winning a bronze medal in the super-heavyweight division. He also represented Tonga at the Oceania Championships, winning gold and multiple silver medals.
After taking three years out of the sport to have a family, Fa turned pro in February 2016, assembling an impressive team of Lolo Heimuli as coach, former New Zealand Olympic sprinter Mark Keddell as manager, Shane Cameron as a mentor along with input from strength and conditioning guru Angus Ross.
With an impressive 53% KO to win percentage, fa went on 20 fights with 19 wins in the bag just within the past 6 years. Within that period, he won the vacant NZPBA heavyweight title and WBO Oriental interim heavyweight title and defended them for 3 years.
Fa’s first professional loss was against countryman Joseph Parker in 2021, where he lost his long defended WBO Oriental interim heavyweight title. The New Zealand boxer is currently looking forward to his fight against Aussie star Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne for the WBA Oceania heavyweight title.
Junior Fa Personal Information:
|Full Name||Uaine Fa Junior|
|Born||19 October 1989|
|Debut||13 February 2016|
|Height||6 ft 5 in (196 cm)|
|Birthplace||Papakura, New Zealand|
|Residence||Otahuhu, New Zealand|
|Father name||Uaine Fa|
|Mother name||Edith Fa|
Born on October 19, 1989, this New Zealand-based fighter is 32 years old.
Fa is 6 ft 5 inches (196 cm) long with a muscular build. He is a contender for the WBA Oceania heavyweight title.
Fa shares his name with his late father, Uaine Fa. He is known as “Junior Fa” among his peers and fans.
Junior Fa’s Net Worth and Salary:
Junior Fa’s net worth and salary are currently undisclosed. But, his net worth is estimated to be over $1.5 million after losing the fight against Joseph Parker.
Junior Fa is married to Tayla Fa, and they share 3 children. Their son was dragonized with autism at three years old, and Fa has always been vocal about autism awareness and acceptance. They welcomed their third child last year.
Fa is considered to be a family man as he took a three-year break at the end of his amateur career to give his family more time before coming back as a pro in 2016.
Recent News About Junior Fa:
The 32-year-old boxer’s undefeated record was broken. His WBO Oriental heavyweight title was recently taken by his long-term rival Joseph Parker, whom he fought multiple times in his amateur career.
Their fight was considered a history-making moment and New Zealand’s next “Fight of the Century.” It is said also that Fa was inspired to go professional after watching Parker’s successful professional boxing career.
Fa is currently training to take on Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne for the WBA Oceania Heavyweight title coming June 5th at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne in Australia, as part of the undercard to the lightweight unification between George Kambosos and Devon Haney.