Anthony Mundine Choc
Anthony Mundine is an Aussie professional boxer and former rugby league player. He was born on Wednesday, 21st May 1975 in Newtown, in the inner west of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and now, he is 43 years old. Both of his father Anthony Mundine (Tony) and mother Lyn Mundine are Aboriginal. Mundine is a Muslim. Anthony’s father was a successful professional fighter. Anthony’s wife’s name is Danielle and he has a daughter name is Jada. Mundine played junior rugby league for Hurstville United, and while attending Kingsgrove High School, Mundine starred for the school as in the 1993 & 1994 teams which won the University Shield both years, he also played for the Australian Schoolboys team in 1993. That year, Mundine signed with the St. George Dragons as an eighteen-year-old. Mundine attended Canterbury Boys’ High School and Cleveland Street High School.
ANTHONY MUNDINE BOXING CAREER
In boxing, he has held the WBA super-middleweight title twice between 2003 and 2008, as well as the IBO middleweight title from 2009 to 2010, and the WBA interim super-welterweight title from 2011 to 2012. Mundine is well known for his heated rivalries with fellow Australians Danny Green and Daniel Geale. Mundine is trained by his father, Tony Mundine, who was a middleweight contender during the 1970s. His mother is Lyn Mundine. Mundine fought his first professional boxing match in July 2000, at the age of 25. After a limited amateur career (he had 4 amateur fights when he was 17), his first professional fight was against New Zealander Gerrard Zohs. Only 10 professional bouts later Mundine fought for his first world title against long-reigning IBF super-middleweight champion Sven Ottke in January 2001.
AT A GLANCE, ANTHONY MUNDINE
- Birthname – Anthony Mundine Choc
- Alias – TheMan
- Born – 1975-05-21 / age 43
- Nationality – Australia
- Debut – 2000-07-03
- Division – middleweight
- Stance – Orthodox
- Height – 5′ 11″ / 180cm
- Reach – 70″ / 178cm
- Residence – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Birthplace – Newtown, New South Wales, Australia
- BoxRec ID – 14646
Mundain played total 56 matches and he remains unbeaten in 48 professional fights, the blemish on his record, 8 loss, coming in his 11th, 22nd, 26th, 44th, 49th, 52nd, 54th and 55th bout against Sven Ottke, Manny Siaca, Mikkel Kessler, Garth Wood, Daniel Geale, Joshua Clottey, Charles Hatley and Danny Green. He righted that wrong eight fights and eleventh months later when he stopped Tommy Browne to win the vacant WBO Oriental middleweight title.
Anthony Mundien played against 56 boxers,s and they are (1)Tommy Browne, (2)Danny Green, (3)Charles Hatley, (4)Sergey Rabchenko, (5)Joshua Clottey, (6)Gunnar Jackson, (7)Shane Mosley, (8)Daniel Geale, (9)Bronco McKart, (10)Rigoberto Álvarez, (11)Xavier Toliver, (12)Garth Wood, (13)Garth Wood, (14)Ryan Waters, (15)Carlos Adán Jerez, (16)Robert Medley, (17)Alejandro Gustavo Falliga, (18)Daniel Geale, (19)Shannan Taylor, (20)Rafael Sosa, (21)Crazy Kim, (22)Sam Soliman, (23)Nader Hamdan, (24)Jose Alberto Clavero, (25)Pablo Daniel Zamora, (26)Sam Soliman, (27)Ruben Eduardo Acosta, (28)Danny Green, (29)Rico Chong Nee, (30)Rashi Ali Hadj Matumla, (31)Mikkel Kessler, (32)Darmel Castillo, (33)Juarne Dowling, (34)Sean Sullivan, (35)Manny Siaca, (36)Yoshinori Nishizawa, (37)Antwun Echols, (38)Rogerio Cacciatore, (39)Sean Sullivan, (40)Rick Thornberry, (41)Soon Botes, (42)Lester Ellis, (43)Darren Obah, (44)Roland Francis, (45)Brad Mayo, (46)Sven Ottke, (47)Guy Waters, (48)Sam Soliman, (49)Kevin Pompey, (50)Mike Makata, (51)Timo Masua, (52)Marc Bargero, (53)Ian McLeod, (54)Heath Stenton, (55)Nik Taumafai, (56)Gerrard Zohs
Mundine was at the Logan Boxing Club shaking out the cobwebs ahead of the Horn fight four days before the Gold Coast’s world No. 7 Rohan Murdock faces old Mundine rival Pablo Nievas, of Argentina, at the Pullman Hotel on Saturday night. Mundine sparred seven rounds with Wayde Goltz at Logan, watched by local professional fighters Mark Flanagan, Aaron Russell, Joseph Liga, and Kyle Freiberg. He said he expected contracts for the Horn fight to finally be signed this week and was training for a November 30 date at Suncorp Stadium. The Logan club is run by Mundine’s cornerman Chris McCullen, who said Mundine plans to make regular visits to Brisbane for sparring ahead of the Horn fight, tipped to be the biggest ever all-Australian battle.