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Anthony Mundine Knocked Out

Anthony Mundine Knocked Out - THE biggest names in Australian boxing last night delivered a unanimous verdict on the future for beaten boxer Anthony Mundine - "it's time to hang up the gloves".

Forget the much-hyped foray into the mega-rich pickings of the US market we've been hearing about for the past month, in the fight game it's better to get out too early than too late.

World champion boxing trainers Charlie Gergen and Johnny Lewis may not always see eye-to-eye but the pair were united after Garth Wood's five-round demolition of "The Man" on Wednesday night.

"Mundine's been fooling the public for all this time and finally judgment day has arrived," Gergen said. "He got knocked out by a bloke who's only had 10 fights. He keeps on insulting people by mentioning Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.

Anthony Mundine Knocked Out

"Comparing Mundine to Mayweather is like buying a brand new Morris Cooper mini minor and then walking into a Ferrari dealer and trying to tell them it's a fair swap. The best thing is he stops fighting."

Gergen knows the Mundine family better than most, having trained Tony Mundine in the 1970s and helped mentor Anthony since he was a boy.

When Mundine walked out on NRL team St George Illawarra in 2000 and fled to the US, he stayed in Gergen's Los Angeles apartment.

Lewis was more measured than Gergen.

"I know Anthony's got a lot of detractors but he's been good for Australian boxing and he needs to be congratulated for that," Lewis said.

"The trash he talks has enabled him to financially reap the rewards. I do think it would be very hard to see Choc come back from this loss.

Anthony Mundine Knocked Out


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