Boxing: Anthony Mundine misplaced his struggle to younger up-and-comer Charles Hatley in a struggle for the WBC?s silver super-middleweight belt. Signalling a imaginable Danny Inexperienced rematch.
SOLOMON Haumono has sensationally challenged Danny Inexperienced to a struggle, slamming the previous global champion for selecting “cushy goals” like Sonny Invoice Williams. VOTE IN OUR POLL BELOW:
Days after it emerged Inexperienced had spoken to Williams’s supervisor Khoder Nasser a few possible bout towards the All Blacks celebrity in 2016, Haumono has launched a strongly-worded observation that places Inexperienced firmly within the highlight over his number of fighters.
“Why pick out Sonny when he’s just a part-time boxer who hasn’t fought in just about a yr? Danny is global elegance as we noticed in his ultimate battle when he simply beat an opponent who’d simply fought for an international name,” Haumono stated.
“Inexperienced towards SBW is a ludicrous mismatch. Danny is a former global champion who has boxed over 200 rounds as a qualified. Sonny’s best had seven bouts and 34 rounds.
“Danny has a historical past of choosing cushy goals, like Paul Briggs who hadn’t fought in just about 3 years after retiring on clinical grounds.
“Then he goals Choc (Anthony Mundine) who’s coming off a nasty loss and has been preventing 4 weight divisions beneath him at junior middleweight.
“My message to Danny Inexperienced is loud and transparent – if you wish to transfer up with the large boys at heavyweight – then glance no additional. I’m prepared to stand you any place, anytime.
“I’m world-rated, and prefer Choc and Sonny Invoice I’ve performed rugby league on the best degree.
“Let’s dance Inexperienced System. My supervisor Matt Rose will welcome your name anytime, for those who in finding the braveness.”
Haumono is ranked No.14 by way of the WBA, slightly under knockout sensations Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker.
Inexperienced has chased a rematch with Mundine for a while, however has became his consideration to Williams after repeated stalls in talks together with his previous foe, who gained a unanimous issues choice of their 2006 struggle after which moved down in weight as Inexperienced moved up.
Inexperienced’s be offering to transport as much as heavyweight to struggle Williams has sparked Haumono’s pastime in taking at the Perth slugger.
Former NRL celebrity Haumono has a a qualified boxing document of 23-2-2 (20 KOs), whilst Inexperienced is 34-Five with 28 knockouts.
Inexperienced retired in 2012 after defeating Shane Cameron, who had moved down from heavyweight to cruiserweight.
After a three-year hiatus, Inexperienced returned to the hoop this yr, profitable a 10-round determination towards Roberto Bolonti in a bid to arrange the rematch with Mundine, who used to be later crushed via Charles Hatley in a junior middleweight bout.
Haumono, who has all the time fought at heavyweight and weighs 110kg – the similar as Williams – knocked out Marcelo Nascimento in October 2013, however didn’t struggle in 2014 because of promotional problems.
He returned to the squared circle this yr with two victories over Filipo Masoe and Hunter Sam, and is chasing a shot at a significant name.
Inexperienced didn’t go back calls relating to Haumono’s call-out.
HOW THEY MATCH UP
Document: 23-2-2, 20KO
Knockout ratio: 85 consistent with cent
Document: 34-Five, 28KO
Knockout ratio: 82 in keeping with cent