Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Geale-Mundine Lands at Sydney Entertainment Centre

Gary Shaw Productions, in association with Grange Old School Boxing and Black Venom Promotions, are happy to announce the date and location for the epic IBF Middleweight championship bout between Daniel "Real Deal" Geale (28-1, 15 KOs) and Anthony Mundine (44-4, 26 KOs).  The Sydney Entertainment Centre in Australia will host the larger-than-life rematch on January 30, 2012.

"In all my years in boxing, this is the biggest fight in Australian boxing history and we are delighted to be able to bring it to Sydney," said Gary Shaw. "This city has a proud history of staging big fights and let me assure you they don't get bigger than this. Daniel Geale is considered to be, by many, one of the best Middle Weights in the World, after winning 2 World Titles from German Fighters on German soil.  Daniel is desperate to avenge his controversial loss to Mundine in 2009."

"For Mundine, this is an opportunity to not only claim a fourth world title, but also put on a show for the millions of fans who will be watching this fight around the globe. This is a once in a life time fight that will captivate not only fans in Sydney, but across Australia and the rest of the world. I'd like to thank Destination NSW for their support in bringing this fight to Sydney and look forward to working together to ensure the event becomes a truly memorable sporting event."

"I'm happy we are able to move forward with the promotion now that we have a date and venue sorted," said Daniel Geale. "The Sydney Entertainment Centre is a fantastic place to hold this fight.  The whole country is talking about this fight and I can't wait to put Mundine in his place after all the trash talking he's been doing. I encourage everyone to get their tickets now because January 30th will be a night to remember."

"This fight is going to be a blockbuster event for the people of Australia and I'm expecting an explosive night of boxing," said co-manager Garrie Francisco. "My partner Bill Treacy and I are excited to be part of this historic event."

Today's announcement marks a homecoming for Anthony Mundine, who returns to his 'spiritual home' for the eighth time as a professional.

"I've had some of my best fights in this venue and I can't wait to get back here again on January 30" Mundine said.  "I made my pro debut and won my first world title here, it's a special place for me and in January I'm going to write another chapter in my legacy by stopping Daniel Geale."

The Sydney Entertainment Centre has capacity of 11,500 guests and is located 35 Harbour Street, Darling Harbour NSW 2000, Australia.  Tickets priced Cat 1-$1000, Cat 2-$500, Cat 3-$300, Cat 4-$200, Cat 5-$100 and Cat 6-$75 can be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com   from 9am AEDT Friday, November 16.

For more information on this terrific showdown and to interact with their chosen fighter, simply log onto www.mundinevgeale.com and show your support for Dan or The Man!

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 11-14-2012

[QUOTE=Milkdogg;12697027]Sometimes you need to settle old scores and that's what Geale is doing here. It's perfect for him to avenge his only loss and make a few dollars while he's at it. He can fight Golovkin next year. It was…

Comment by BoxngLove on 11-14-2012

Y'all need to give Geale a break. From an Aussie, he has been on the road a ton. Give him his big fat homecoming paycheck against a top fighter. This is not nearly as lopsided a match as Froch-Mack!

Comment by Reloaded on 11-14-2012

[QUOTE=Jack Napier;12696659]don't like Sturm for some reason kinda like Geale now just for going to his turf and beating him :laugh: but why blow off Golovkin in favor of Mundine? beating Mundine won't do much for him, Golovkin has the…

Comment by Milkdogg on 11-14-2012

Sometimes you need to settle old scores and that's what Geale is doing here. It's perfect for him to avenge his only loss and make a few dollars while he's at it. He can fight Golovkin next year. It was…

Comment by Jack Napier on 11-14-2012

don't like Sturm for some reason kinda like Geale now just for going to his turf and beating him :laugh: but why blow off Golovkin in favor of Mundine? beating Mundine won't do much for him, Golovkin has the hype…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (5)
Top Headlines Joseph Parker's Handlers View Razvan Cojanu as Dangerous Fight Kevin Johnson Vows To Break Down Kubrat Pulev, Make Him Quit Catterall Feels Walsh is Capable of Shocking Gervonta Davis Photos: Pacquiao, Horn - Go Face To Face in Melbourne Photo: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Already Down To 169.5-Pounds Video: Hearn on Joshua-Wilder, British Scene, Brook-Spence, Fury Horn: I Can Stop Pinching Myself - The Pacquiao Fight is Real! Vitali Klitschko: I'm More Than Sure My Brother Knocks Joshua Out! Video: Johnny Nelson Talks Joshua vs. Klitschko Anthony Joshua - Is He Really Ready For This? Video: Loeffler Discusses Golovkin's Future Path, Joshua-Klitschko Chavez Jr. Down To 169.5-Pounds With 10 Days To Canelo Fight! Video: Malignaggi Breaks Down Klitschko-Joshua, Canelo-Chavez Loeffler: Golovkin Will Wait, Focus on Canelo-Chavez Winner Video: Errol Spence Discusses Kell Brook Showdown, Training Video: Tony Bellew on The Future, Possible Opponents, More Video: Vitali Klitschko Talks Wladimir vs. Anthony Joshua Bout Joshua's Coach: Our Job To Prove Klitschko is No Longer Dominant Porter-Berto Bout Drew Average of 468,000 Viewers on Showtime Giovani Santillan Will Face Juan Garcia Mendez on May 19, Ontario Roach: Golovkin Exposed a Bit in Last Fight, Cotto Can Beat Him Joshua Can Be a Nasty Motherf***er in The Ring, Says Mentor Photos: Anthony Joshua, Wladimir Klitschko Open Workouts Emmanuel Folly, Unbeaten Prospect, Arrested on Child Porn Charges Joshua: Klitschko's Chin Can't Be Bad; He Reigned for 10 Years Heather Hardy, Charles Conwell Return on May 18, Broadway Boxing Zolani Tete is Now Elevated To FULL WBO Bantamweight Champion Klitschko Brothers vs. British Fighters - A Review and Analysis Frank Bruno: Joshua Could Potentially KO Klitschko "Very Early" Helenius Pounds 'Chisora' Heavy Bag in Camp, Vows Repeat Win Arum: American Fans, Writers Are Warming Up To Pacquiao-Horn Saunders: Tyson Fury Training With Us, Getting in Good Shape Joshua Doesn’t Think He’ll Make More Money Than Mayweather Matthysse's Promoters Don't Know What to Expect in Comeback Bout Rozier: Khurtsidze Will Pressure, Beat Down Billy Joe Saunders! Wilder: Klitschko Needed to be Humbled; Losing Inspired Him Errol Spence Planning Early Arrival to England for Brook Bout Joseph Parker Discusses Hughie Fury's Withdrawal, Facing Cojanu Arum on Pacquiao vs. Horn: It's The Young Lion vs. Old Lion Lewis Crocker Handed Return, June 17 In Belfast
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement