Anthony Mundine and Danny Green will square the differences on Friday February 3 at Adelaide Oval.
Australian boxers Anthony Mundine (47-7) of NSW and Danny Green (35-5) of WA are facing off in the rematch. Their original encounter took place at the Football Stadium in Sydney over a decade ago. Mundine earned a twelve-round unanimous decision (116-113, 118-111, 118-112) in front of over 30k spectators on May 17, 2006.
After ten years of negotiations as well as predominantly “trash talk” in media, the parties sealed the deal last July. The ten-round contest will go ahead at a catch weight of 83kg. Mundine is 41 and Green is 43.
The press conference was held Wednesday. Among everything Mundine talked what to expect inside the ring this coming Friday.
“I feel good, I feel 100%. I am just going to execute the way I know I can fight, what level I can fight at,” he said.
Also the question was raised whether the rivalry could be over after the bout.
“All I care about is getting out there and me and him having a smash,” said Green. “This will be our last fight. Choc [Mundine] is not going to fight after this. I am not fighting after this. This is it.”
The venue, Adelaide Oval accommodates the official weigh-in ceremony midday on Thursday.
The undercard includes eight bouts. Amongst other fighters on the program Quade Cooper is battling out against Jack McInnes. In addition, Tim Tszyu is squaring off with Mark Dalby.
The show airs live on Main Event Channel 521, Friday February 3, 2017 at 7.00pm AEDT