Posted January 30, 2013 on
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Daniel Geale defended his IBF middleweight title by beating Anthony Mundine by a unanimous points decision Wednesday.
Two judges scored the bout 117-111 in Geale's favor, while the third judge had it 116-112.
The defending champion said he was disappointed not to knock out his opponent, but ''I did enjoy punching him.''
Geale established his dominance from the onset with the 37-year-old Mundine often pegged back throughout the 12 rounds.
It was Geale's fourth title defense.
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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA -- Daniel Geale dominated Anthony Mundine over 12 rounds at the Sydney Entertainment Centre tonight, winning a wide unanimous decision in their middleweight rematch.
With his victory, by scores of 116-112 and 117-111 twice, Geale (29-1, 15 KO) erases the only loss on his ledger and proves himself the #1 contender to Sergio Martinez' middleweight throne...
Well, there goes my childhood. On the upside, middleweight Daniel Geale may finally shut Anthony Mundine up on Wednesday night, bringing to a close what has been a long, recurring nightmare for many Australians.
In other news, junior middleweight spoiler Carlos Molina is fighting Cory Spinks on Friday Night Fights. There are a few other things going on as well.