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Former global champion Jeff Horn (C) could have the 21st combat of his skilled boxing profession towards Anthony Mundine on November 30. (ABC Information: Josh Bavas)
Crawford some distance too just right for Horn in TKO win to assert welterweight identify
Former global champion Jeff Horn has showed he’ll release his bid for some other boxing identify tilt in a 71-kilogram catchweight bout towards Anthony Mundine in Brisbane on November 30.
- Jeff Horn and Anthony Mundine will contest a 71kg catchweight bout
- Mundine can be fined if he exceeds 71kg
- Horn has now not fought since dropping to Terence Crawford in June
Horn (18-1-1 report) has vowed to finish Mundine’s profession at Lang Park and sooner or later earn a re-match with American Terence Crawford
The 30-year-old Horn introduced his comeback after dropping his WBO global welterweight identify combat to Crawford in the US in June.
“There may be drive as a result of I’m favorite. I can wish to be convincing however he has had his time and now it’s my time to take over,” Horn mentioned of Mundine’s 48-Eight report.
“I’m shocked his profession remains to be going however with a bit of luck this can be his closing combat.”
Horn mentioned he appeared ahead to returning to Lang Park, the venue the place he famously defeated boxing nice Manny Pacquiao to assert the WBO welterweight crown in July 2017.
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The announcement ended months of hypothesis linking the 43-year-old Mundine as Horn’s subsequent opponent.
“Mundine is an opponent who has been at the radar for rather some time however we now have made him wait within the background for a while which I do know has been irritating for him, now’s the correct time,” Horn mentioned.
“I do not like giving knockout predictions, however each combat I attempt to finish early, it is like time without work paintings early.”
Horn’s camp showed a effective gadget for Mundine if he got here in over the agreed 71 kilograms for the combat.
Mundine can be fined $350,000 for the primary kilogram he exceeds 71kg, and $500,000 for each kilogram after that.
“It is truthful to mention we think Anthony to return in at weight,” Horn’s promoter Dean Lonergan mentioned.