By Edward Chaykovsky
According to a report from the Sunday Telegraph, there have been discussions regarding a potential rematch between Anthony Mundine and Danny Green. The paper says Mundine’s agent Khoder Nasser had lunch with Green last Thursday and the idea of a rematch was discussed.
They fought eight years ago and Mundine won a clear decision. Their bout is considered by many as the biggest fight in Australian boxing history and a rematch is still believed to be a major business draw in the country.
“We always talk fights because it’s the game we’re in,” Green said, “Obviously it (a rematch) was discussed,” Green said.
The biggest obstacle in making a rematch is getting both boxers to agree on the weight. Mundine last fought at 154 and was dropped five times before losing to Joshua Clottey, while Green won the IBO cruiserweight title 18 months ago, nearly 50 pounds above Mundine's division, with a decision over Shane Cameron.
“If Mundine wants to man up and prove the first fight wasn’t anything to do with weight, he should do it,” Green said. “I dropped weight last time and it was disastrous for me. I lost nearly 15 percent of my body mass and I’ll never do that again. A lot of people say I hate Choc and all that.
“The truth us I don’t even know the bloke. All I know is that I’m a better fighter. Look at my career. I’ve had sparring sessions against more recognized fighters than he’s had in the ring. I haven’t officially retired and I keep myself in good condition by training five days a week. I’d definitely fight him, there’s no question about that.”Tags: Anthony Mundine , Danny Green