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Anthony Mundine-Rigoberto Alvarez, WBA Title on 9/7

By Miguel Rivera

BoxingScene.com has been advised that a deal was reached for a fight between junior middleweights Rigoberto "Espanol" Alvarez of Mexico and Australia's Anthony "The Man" Mundine, for the interim-super welterweight title of the World Boxing Association (WBA). The fight is going to happen on the 7th of September in Australia.

Alvarez (27-3, 20 KOs) had previously won the title by beating Nobuhiro Ishida (October 2010) and lost the belt in his first defense against Austin Trout (February 2011). Mundine (42-4, 25 KOs), a two division champion with the WBA title at 168 and IBO title at 160, will try to claim his third divisional crown.

Alvarez, 33 and the older brother of Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, has been training hard in the capital of Jalisco.

"Although this is a tough fight, hopefully I'll regain the title. This new opportunity motivates me to continue in boxing. Last time I disappointed my fans, but I promise that in my next fight I will jump off the bench to throw more punches and continue my attack and always come forward in search of victory," Alvarez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hamaru on 08-14-2011

What are you talking about? He wasn't being unreasonable in the negotiations, he was going to head to Mundine's homeland and wanted proper compensation for it. He agreed to practically all of Mundine's demands and the fight still got turned…

Comment by Bomb_onya_Madre on 08-13-2011

god you guys on here a so full of sh!t, great time to be a fan Trout was a dik in the negotiations this is why this is happening when he fights Trout he should only pay him 2 dollars

Comment by nycsmooth on 08-13-2011

WBA has to be the worse organization...Alvarez loses to Trout from when he was interim champ and now fights Mundinw who turned Trout down, or ran from him....either way the winner fight Trout and we're righjt bk where we began....great…

Comment by vir72l on 08-13-2011

I swear MUNDANE is such a chump, coward, pu*#y u name it ... he fricken says after every fight ' I am never fighting in Oz again, I am taking the fight to the world " BLAH BLAH BLAH ...…

Comment by irish mike on 08-13-2011

Anthony Mundine... Danny Green... its not a good time to be a boxing fan in australia!!

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