Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Mundine Suffers a Cut, Alvarez Fight Pushed To Oct. 19

By Chris LaBate

According to a report on SFN, Australian star Anthony Mundine has suffered a cut in training and now his scheduled fight with Rigoberto Alvarez of Mexico has been postponed from September 21 to October 19 in Newcastle. Mundine and Alvarez will battle for the WBA's interim-junior middleweight title. Mundine confirmed the injury, stating that he suffered a cut above his eye from a sparring session.

“I'm very upset about this because I was primed to win,” Mundine said. “Still trying to get my head round it. But everything happens for reason. My cut would have been to fresh in two weeks so had no choice but to postpone. I'm sorry...but we will be victorious on the new date.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Corelone on 09-08-2011

I don't think Mundine can make 156 and the cut is a reprieve. He needs more time, but 156 will drain him no matter what. He's going to kill himself to lose muscle mass, he's a big middle weight.

Comment by nycsmooth on 09-08-2011

I hope Rigo blasts him, but any way, neither will ever approach beating Trout. Alvarez lost 11 of 12 1st chance...

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (2)
Top Headlines Black Hitler - Boxing And The Anti-PBC Effect Danny Garcia: I'm Sure I'll Fight Khan - Once He Rebuilds Career Schaefer: Tony Yoka Could Become The Anthony Joshua of France Terry Flanagan vs. Petr Petrov Will Have U.S. TV, Says Pelullo White: I Won't Do Business With Arum For Pacquiao vs. McGregor! Erick De Leon Aims To Get a Knockout Win on Solo Boxeo Tony Yoka Pumped To Go Pro With Richard Schaefer, Virgil Hunter Francisco Vargas vs. Miguel Berchelt - Undercard Information Tyron Zeuge vs. Isaac Ekpo - Purse Bid Ordered For January 31 David Haye: Bellew Looked Fat and Nervous - He'll Be KO'd Quick Funeka Warns Pacquiao To Take Horn Serious or Suffer Shock Loss Braekhus vs. Svensson is Pushed Back To February 24 Liam Williams vs. Liam Smith For WBO European Belt, April 8 Photos: Fury, Saunders, Adams, Smith-Williams, Flanagan Presser Chocolatito: No Problem Facing Cuadras, But Focus is on Rungvisai Hearn: No Interest in Khan's Proposed 70-30 Split for Brook Bout Yuriorkis Gamboa Inks Promotional With Golden Boy Promotions Nicola Adams Turns Pro With Frank Warren, Will Debut On April 8 Top Rank President Lays Out Michael Conlan's Plan To Stardom Cancer-Free Father Made Camp Less Stressful for Leo Santa Cruz Lara's Coach: Canelo Does Not Have The Style To Beat Golovkin Angel Garcia: Danny Could Ruin Thurman's Career, Like Matthysse's Daily Bread Mailbag: Mayweather-Ali, Cotto-Kirkland, Jack, More Judge Sets Down Terms To Lift Ban on Edwin Valero Movie Nicola Adams Leaves Team GB Boxing Setup, Free To Pursue Other Opportunities Steve Goodwin Updates on Stable, Looks Ahead, Reflects on 2016 Eubank Jr: DeGale is One of The Best at 168? That's Embarrassing! Golovkin's Coach on The Canelo vs. Chavez Jr. Catch-Weight Randy Caballero To Return on March 23 on ESPN Card "Fighting Words" - Angel Garcia to Blame, Though We Enabled Him Abel Sanchez: Maybe It Could Be Golovkin-Chavez, Canelo-Jacobs Puerto Rico Commission To Investigate Vazquez Jr. Pay Claims Shawn Porter Tabs Santa Cruz To Beat Frampton in Rematch Chocolatito: All Rungvisai Has is a Punch, It Won't Be That Difficult Klitschko Coach Says Everyone Will Be Shocked After Joshua Fight Nacho: Juan Manuel Marquez Has Not Retired, Wants To Fight Memo: Chavez Jr. Will Be Stronger, No Weight Issues For Canelo Thurman-Garcia: Narvaez vs. Rodriguez Clash is Eyed For Card Rob Brant Stops Alexis Hloros in First at Grand Casino in Hinckley Canelo vs. Chavez is a Fight Boxing Needed, Says De La Hoya
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement