Anthony Mundine Biography
(Former Professional Boxer Who Held the WBA and Super-Middleweight Titles)
Birthday: May 21, 1975 (Gemini)
Born In: Newtown, Australia
Anthony Mundine is an Australian professional boxer and one of the country’s most popular and controversial athletes. He is also a former rugby player, and was the highest paid player in the National Rugby League (NRL) before making his move to professional boxing. Born as the son of the celebrated boxer Tony Mundine, he developed an early interest in sports and grew up to be an athletic young boy. During his early years he was fascinated by the game of rugby and proved himself to be a very talented player of the sport. As a school student he played junior rugby and also played for the Australian Schoolboys team. Then he signed with the St. George Dragons as an 18 year old and embarked on a professional rugby career. Initially he enjoyed playing the sport and emerged to be one of the most sought-after players in Australian rugby though later on he decided to quit rugby in favor of boxing. Personally trained by his father, he fought his first professional boxing match in 2000. Soon he established himself as a successful professional in boxing as well and became one of the biggest sporting stars in Australia. A very frank and outspoken man, he is also notorious for making controversial comments in the media.