Anthony Mundine claims Daniel Geale was a "young kid" who caught him off guard the first time they fought but says there's too much at stake in their rematch in a fortnight for him to take the Tasmanian lightly again.
The pair clash for the IBF middleweight title in Sydney on January 30 with Geale looking to avenge his controversial split-points defeat to Mundine in 2009.
Mundine took Geale's IBO middleweight title that night - the first loss of his professional career.
Since then, the 31-year-old Geale has gone on to win IBF and WBA Super titles but was stripped of the latter for choosing to fight Mundine on the first occasion.
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