The promotion of the fight went to a purse bid which Mundine did not pursue. The bout was one of the most anticipated in Australian boxing history, and was thought to eclipse the attendance record of 37, when Jeff Fenech fought Azumah Nelson in their rematch in After a limited amateur career he had 4 amateur fights when he was 17his first professional fight was against New Zealander Gerrard Zohs.
The stadium began construction in late Mundine won by split decision with two judges scoring it — and — in favour of Mundine, the third judge scoring — for Geale. Richard Ewart Dane Waites, an award-winning athlete with autism, will run across Australia, from Perth to Pambula, to raise funds for autism and mental health charities.
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The bout was the first time two Australians have fought for the IBF world middleweight title. Garth Wood II[ edit ] On 13 April Mundine gained revenge for his loss when he defeated Wood in a rematch won every round and dropped him twice and won, via a round unanimous points decision.
Manny Siaca[ edit ] After gaining the vacant WBA title and defending the title once, Mundine fought against Manny Siaca, In a hesitant performance Mundine lost in a round split points decision. Richard Ewart Question of financial consequences for Tonga's withdrawal from Pacific Games still unanswered With just two days to go before the June 30th deadline set by the Pacific Games Council, parliament has had what would appear to be the final say on Tonga's hosting of the Games by voting 12 to 9 in favour of Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva's decision to pull out.
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On 8 DecemberMundine again declared that he desired to return to rugby league and singled out St George as the club he wanted to play for.
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Mundine went on to win the bout by seventh-round TKO. InMundine called Danny Green "a bum" in response to Green using Mundine's name to garner media attention, and stated that Danny would be a "no hoper" against him. The sponsorship manager of the fight was suspected Melbourne underworld figure, Mick Gatto.
Mundine has close family ties to rugby league: Mundine left rugby league halfway through the season, after being inspired to go into boxing, when a friend, Abdi Osman, showed him a video of Muhammad Ali.