Horn vs Mundine

Jeff Horn became a household name when, against all odds, he beat the all-time great Manny Pacquiao at Suncorp Stadium on the 2nd of July last year before more than 51,000 fans ­ the biggest crowd ever at an Australian boxing match.

Anthony Mundine has been the biggest drawcard in Australian boxing since he gave up a stellar rugby league career in 2000 and he is the biggest pay per view star in Australian sports history.

Horn will bring youth and power into the ring on November 30 but can Mundine defy the odds again by backing his speed and experience against the young destroyer?

Horn vs Mundine
Fri 30 November 2018
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, QLD

Aussie Boxing history in the biggest all-Australian fight of all time as former world champions Jeff Horn and Anthony Mundine slug it out at Suncorp Stadium.

Jeff Horn became a household name when, against all odds, he beat the all-time great Manny Pacquiao at Suncorp Stadium on the 2nd of July last year before more than 51,000 fans ­ the biggest crowd ever at an Australian boxing match.

Expect Horn vs Mundine to be a symbolic ‘passing of the (Australian) torch’ from the old great Aussie to the new kid. Perhaps Australia will subsequently rally around Horn the same way the Philippines backs Pacquiao?

The 43-year-old (48-8-0 record) will draw the curtain on his 18-year boxing career with the 71kg catchweight bout expected to draw 30,000 Suncorp Stadium fans.

Former three-time world champion Mundine believed he had one more box to tick before bowing out from boxing — exposing Horn as “hype”.

Horn (18-1-1) hopes the fight is a stepping stone toward a rematch against the man who took away his WBO welterweight world title — American Terence Crawford — in June.

The former local school teacher will be the Brisbane crowd favourite when he returns to the venue where he sensationally claimed the WBO belt from boxing great Manny Pacquiao in July 2017.

Former WBO welterweight ruler Jeff Horn was flanked by his trainer Glenn Rushton and promoter Dean Lonergan, confirming an agreement to face Anthony Mundine on November 30 in Brisbane.

With the backing Premier of Queensland and Minister for Trade Annastacia Palaszczuk, Horn (18-1-1, 12 KOs) told an enthusiastic media gathering that a catchweight fight has been made.

The 30-year-old admits that an expected win at home will close out the 18-year career of Mundine

Mundine and Jeff Horn will meet at Suncorp Stadium on November 30, as the 30-year-old begins his bid to earn a rematch with American Terence Crawford for the WBO world welterweight title.

“He’s good and works hard and credit to him but a lot of it is just hype,” Mundine said of the 30 year old Horn.

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