Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Mundine: Clottey is One of My Toughest Career Fights

By Adrian Warren

Anthony Mundine has binned his traditional trash talking and says he can find no reason to belittle his next boxing adversary, Joshua Clottey.

Mundine, recently elevated to No.2 in the WBA rankings, will make his first defense of that organization's International super welterweight title against 14th rated New York-based Ghanian Clottey in Newcastle next Wednesday.

Clottey 36, (37-4, 22 KOs) briefly held the IBF welterweight title in 2008-09 and all four of his losses were to other world champions.

"This guy is a beast, I want to tame the beast and be my own beast in order to get the victory," Mundine said.

"It's probably one of the toughest fights of my career.

"I can't belittle this man and get in his face because he's a man of honor and a man of integrity.

"His accomplishments and his credibility speaks for itself, so I don't need to say nothing."

Clottey said managerial problems and promotional issues were responsible for fighting just twice in the past two years, but he was fit and expected to beat Mundine.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Weebler I on 04-02-2014

[QUOTE=impartial;14389175]If Mundine can fight like he did against Mosley he should win this and hopefully get a crack at the winner of Lara v Smithe for the WBA belt. go the Aussies.[/QUOTE] Mundine is a little bit underrated I think,…

Comment by johnm is... on 04-02-2014

[QUOTE=Hougigo;14386852]Bull****ting so hard[/QUOTE] Can you believe that Bet365 is showing Mundine -200? I may actually bet every cent in my betting account on that.

Comment by impartial on 04-02-2014

If Mundine can fight like he did against Mosley he should win this and hopefully get a crack at the winner of Lara v Smithe for the WBA belt. go the Aussies.

Comment by TLC8 on 04-02-2014

Nice to see Clottey back in the game. Took him a long time to spend his Pacquiao money. He's credible having been beaten by 4 world champions. That's better than Rios & Alvarado.

Comment by nycsmooth on 04-02-2014

how high in wt is Clottey going 2 keep going & how does he rate @ even a non-significant belt...he wasn't had a meaningful win in years...a joke of a bout

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (13)
Top Headlines Dubois Ready To Rise: I Want To Get To The Top of The Division! Joshua Embraces Idea of Tyson Fury Walking Parker To The Ring Pacquiao Says He is Targeting a Lomachenko Showdown Anthony Joshua Nominated For Laureus World Sports Award Marcus Browne: I'm Settled and Coming into My Own Sanchez: Canelo Knew if He Stopped - Golovkin Would KO Him! Jeff Horn Shakes Head at Mundine's "White Boy" Comments Roman Now Mandatory To Miguel Berchelt, Who Hunts For Foe Anthony Joshua: The Rumors About My Chin - It's All Fake News Manny Pacquiao Return Being Lined Up For Crawford-Horn Card Golovkin's Promoter Breaks Down Latest on Canelo Rematch Video: Anthony Joshua Very Eager To Get Parker in The Ring Photos: Estrada, Cuadras vs. Arroyo, Viloria - Superfly 2 Presser Video: Joseph Parker Discusses Anthony Joshua Showdown Terry Flanagan vs. Maurice Hooker To Land at O2 Arena Hearn: Jacobs-O'Sullivan Less Likely; Jacobs-Andy Lee Possible Joshua on Parker's Steroid Jabs: I'm Clean, I'd Never Do That Skoglund Update, Castano-Vitu News, Badou Jack, Wallin, More Joseph Parker: Joshua Has Rematch Clause, But I Don't Need One Hearn Offers Alexander Povetkin Slot On Joshua vs. Parker Card Mundine: Horn is a White Boy, Gets Coverage Because He's White! Video: Anthony Joshua Reacts To Steroid Comments From Parker Lenroy Thomas vs. David Allen II Added To Brook-Rabchenko Card News: Kovalev-Mikhalkin, Spence-Peterson, WBSS, More Valdez, Quigg Promise To Stage Action-Packed War at StubHub Photos: Anthony Joshua, Joseph Parker - Tense Face To Face Parker: Tyson Fury Might Walk Me to the Ring for Joshua Fight Promoter: Other Than Klitschko, Joshua, Parker Resumes Similar Peterson's Trainer: Fight Against Errol Spence Will Turn Into a War Bivol: Hard to Tell From Two Rounds If Kovalev All the Way Back BoxingScene.com's Television Picks of The Week Mundine: If Horn Says No - Then I Want Saunders, Canelo, GGG Errol Spence vs. Lamont Peterson - Calm Before The Storm Fury: Me and Joshua is Four Round Fight - Either I Go or He Goes! Parker Regrets Making Steroid Comments About Anthony Joshua Big Fights, Big Finales, Better Judging Top Wish List For 2018 Jamel Herring Signs With Top Rank, Will Fight on Crawford-Horn Luis Ortiz Vows Pain: I'll Tear The Skin Off Deontay Wilder's Body! Estrada: People Think Sor Rungvisai Will KO Me - It Won't Happen! Creed 2 Update: Actor Cast To Play Ivan Drago's Son in Film
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement