Anthony "The Man" Mundine is an Australian professional boxer and Former rugby league footballer. In boxing he has competed from 2000 to current, and 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. Before his move to boxing, Mundine was the highest-paid player in the NRL. Many consider him to be Australia's best all-round athlete. He is the son of former boxer Tony Mundine and hails from the Bundjalung people of northern coastal areas of New South Wales. Mundine was named the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Person of the Year in 2000. He is the first boxer in history to have had every one of his professional fights broadcast for television and has generated more pay-per-views than any other Australian boxer since he turned professional.
|Nickname(s):||The Man, Choc|
|Born:||May 21, 1975, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia|
|Wins by KO:||28|
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About Anthony Mundine
Australian boxer and rugby footballer. He was a middleweight champion and is considered one of the great crossover athletes in history.
He played for the Australian Schoolboys rugby team while in high school.
He was the first boxer in history to have had every one of his professional fights broadcasted on television.
His father is boxer Tony Mundine.
He was inspired to convert from rugby to boxing after a friend showed him a video of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali.
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- People educated at Canterbury Boys' High School
- Bundjalung people
- Indigenous Australian boxers
- World super-middleweight boxing champions
- Boxers from Sydney
- Australian Muslims
- International Boxing Organization champions
- New South Wales City Origin rugby league team players
- Indigenous Australian rugby league players
- St. George Illawarra Dragons players
- Brisbane Broncos players
- Australian male boxers
- New South Wales Rugby League State of Origin players
- Light-middleweight boxers
- St. George Dragons players
- World Boxing Association champions
- Converts to Islam
- Middleweight boxers
- Rugby league players from Sydney