Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Mundine, Williams Blast Geale Decision: It Was a Robbery!

Anthony Mundine says he was robbed of victory against Daniel Geale on Wednesday night while high-profile supporter Sonny Bill Williams labelled the fight's judges "corrupt" in an explosive aftermath to the IBF middleweight title bout.

Geale earned revenge for his only professional loss and raised questions over Mundine's boxing future with a unanimous points win in Sydney on Wednesday night.

Two judges scored the fight 117-111 and the other 116-112. Experts around the country were certain that Geale had dominated the contest and thoroughly deserved his victory. But Mundine, and his entourage, were furious with the decision.

"I controlled the pace, I stuck him, I hit him more often than he hit me," Mundine told Fox Sports News. "That's what it's about. It's about hitting and not being hit. I dominated the fight. I was a ring general. I hit him with cleaner shots (and) I hurt him more. But, you know what, I walked into an ambush tonight. It's as simple as that. I thought it was going to be bad but I didn't know it was going to be that bad. I thought I was dominant enough to get the victory."

Williams, who is preparing for a showdown with big South African Francois Botha in Brisbane next month, caused a stir on Twitter after the fight.

Williams tweeted a photo of himself, Wallabies star Quade Cooper, and Mundine after the fight, with the captions: "Hanging out with @Anthony_Mundine celebrating a victory. We don't pay attention to corrupt judges!"

Mundine said he wouldn't "give that boy another payday" when asked if a third fight with Geale was on the cards.

"Let's go fight in front of 100 people, 200 people, something like that," Mundine said. "If he won the fight I'd be a man and say 'yeah brah, you won the fight, good on you man, you were the better man tonight'. But he couldn't look me in the eye, he knew he lost that fight."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Albeerto on 01-31-2013

Mundine is delusional enough to be a judge himself

Comment by lutenco on 01-31-2013

I watched right now the fight and GEALE won a wide UD in my opinion;MUNDINE lost almost every round if not every round;THE REAL ROBBERY WAS THEIR FIRST FIGHT!GEALE is tougher and a better boxer!

Comment by komandante on 01-31-2013

Everytime Mundine fights he thought he won but no, this is really a UD for Geale, and who is Sonny Bill Williams, he knows nothing about boxing far more being a judge.:peeright:

Comment by Russian Crushin on 01-31-2013

[QUOTE=One more round;12974861]Mundine isn't incorrect. That was a close fight, i had Mundine winning 114-113 but could see a draw. ANother example of judges biased against Mundine. Regardless though last night was great for boxing in aus, two of the…

Comment by thuggery on 01-31-2013

I won't ever watch this delusional idiot again. He lost every single round and landed more elbows than he did punches.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (43)
Top Headlines Jesus Rojas May Face Can Xu in Year-End Title Defense Yunier Dorticos Still Wants Revenge on Gassiev, Plots Return Canelo: I'll Look to KO Golovkin From Very First Round of Rematch Oleksandr Teslenko, Nicholson, Ivan Golub in Action in AC Devin Haney vs. Juan Carlos Burgos on September 28, ShoBox Photos: Bryant Jennings, Hart, Dimitrenko, Stevenson - Workouts Photos: Juan Francisco Estrada Grinds Hard For Superfly 3 Photos: Jayson Velez, Orlando Cruz - Go Face To Face De La Hoya Not Concerned Clenbuterol Will Taint Canelo's Legacy Photos: Frampton, Fury, Jackson, Pianeta - Open Workouts Devin Haney Obtains Promoter's License in California Carl Frampton Insists That He Has Learned From Past Mistakes Carlos Negron Inks Managerial With King Kong Boxing Bellew: I'm Chasing Greatness, Usyk Fight is Looking Likely Now Fury: I'm Still The Same Old G, I Want To Smash Wilder's Face In! Photos: Tyson Fury Looking Very Slim at Open Workout Antonio Tarver Arrested For Domestic Battery in Florida Abel Sanchez: No Beef? I Hope Canelo Stopped Eating Duck Too! Frank Warren: Fury-Wilder Winner Is World's Best Heavyweight Granados: Garcia Wouldn't KO Me, Either; Would Need Judges' Gift Tyson Fury: Let's Face It, Wilder Hasn't Really Fought Anybody Quigg: If Frampton Faces Warrington - Winner Has To Fight Me! BoxingScene.com's Television Picks of The Week - August 15 James Branch To Return, October 6 In Leicester Fury: If Pianeta Chins Me - I'll Crawl Over and Kiss His Feet! Euro News: Rossing, Schwarz, Edis Tatli, Formella, Gamhour Ray Beltran: Lomachenko Must Beat Me To Get To Mikey Garcia Hugo Ruiz Makes Quiet Return, Aims To Reclaim World Title Katie Taylor - Documentary To Lift Lid on Split With Her Dad Top Rank's DuBoef on Decision To Go With ESPN, NVBHOF Nod Hearn Reacts To Critics: Miller vs. Adamek is NO Mismatch! Joseph Diaz, Manager To Meet: Decide on Weight Class Future Canelo 30-Day Weight For Golovkin Rematch - 167.4-Pounds Loeffler: Golovkin is 1 Win Away From Breaking Hopkins Record Fury: Wilder Coming Over Because He Knows Where Daddy Lives Arum is Firm: Murata To Face Quigley, Won't Bow To WBA Order Jermain Taylor - Domestic Violence Charges Are Dropped Tony Yoka's Appeal is Rejected, Doping Ban is Upheld By Judge Jacobs-Derevyanchenko Likely Headed to MSG Theater October 27 Derrick Webster Continues Streak, Stops Les Sherrington
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement