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 David Lemieux vs. Curtis Stevens Set For March 11, HBO Joshua vs. Klitschko - Over 80,000 Tickets Sold Team Ramirez: Zurdo Has What it Takes To KO Jack or DeGale! Juan Carlos Payano Eyes Trilogy With Rau'Shee Warren Badou Jack Moving Up To 175-Pounds; Wants Adonis Stevenson Mayweather: Not Looking to Make Gervonta Davis-Lomachenko Badou Jack-James DeGale: Post-Fight Report Card Kell Brook: My Team Wants Me To Go To 154 Pounds Tyrone Nurse: It'll Be Great To Be A Big Attraction Mayweather Believes Broner Can Become The Next PPV Star Qudratillo Abduqaxorov Will Face Viktor Plotnykov on February 10 Trainer: Lara or Charlo Have a Great Chance To Beat Golovkin Dennis Ceylan vs. Isaac Lowe Euro Title Clash on March 18 Lomachenko-Corrales is The Target For April 8 or 15, Says Arum "Fighting Words" - One Prospect Rises Fast, Another Falls Hard Canelo's Trainer Expects The "Best Version" of Chavez Jr. on May 6 Gervonta Davis: I Showed Pedraza What Sharks Do in Deep Waters Jack Doesn’t Dispute Judges Scoring First Round 10-8 for DeGale Gervonta Davis vs. Jose Pedraza - CompuBox Punch Stats Joshua vs. Klitschko - U.S. TV Deal By Month's End, Says Hearn Badou Jack vs. James DeGale - CompuBox Punch Stats Jack: Ref Threatened to Disqualify DeGale for Losing Mouthpiece Mayweather: Do I want to sign DeGale? Abso-f*****g-lutely Video: Hearn Reacts To Mayweather, Talks Jack vs. DeGale Video: Carl Froch Reacts To Jack-DeGale, Talks Canelo-Chavez Jack: All I Want Is for Them To Treat Me Fair; Look at His Face Juan Carlos Payano Returns With a Win, Aims For Active 2017 Video: Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Looking To Sign James DeGale Jack, Mayweather Agree There's No Need for Rematch With DeGale Mayweather is Livid: We Don’t Pay Judges, Like Other Promoters Jason Sosa's Promoter Would Love Orlando Salido Showdown Photos: Gervonta Davis Batters, Stops Jose Pedraza For IBF Title DiBella: No Problem With Jack-DeGale Draw, Mayweather's Reaction Photos: James DeGale, Badou Jack Go To War - HUGE Gallery Broner: Pacquiao Needs Me More Now; Would Do Crazy PPV Numbers Photos: Immanuwel Aleem Blasts Out Ievgen Khytrov in Stunner Frank Warren Has Very High Hopes With Daniel Dubois Video: Mayweather, Adrien Broner Hold Court With The Media Video: Mayweather Fires Shots at Oscar De La Hoya Over Canelo Cacace: I'll Beat Ward-Hughes Winner, Everyone Will Know Me
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement