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Anthony Mundine edges Belarusian boxer Sergey Rabchenko to keep world title hopes alive

November 13, 2014 - 12:39AM

Anthony Mundine wound back the clock to outclass Belarusian boxer Sergey Rabchenko and keep his dream of another world title alive on Wednesday night. The Australian veteran used his experience and ring smarts at Melbourne's Hisense Arena to nullify his younger opponent's power and win on a split points decision.

The victory gave the 39-year-old the WBC silver light middleweight title and moved him closer to a fight with American pound-for-pound king and WBC light middleweight title holder Floyd Mayweather.

With his career on the line Mundine looked sharp from the outset with the big hitting Rabchenko unable to penetrate his tight defence.
After four rounds two judges had Mundine ahead.

The Australian copped plenty of punishment in the seventh round from Rabchenko, who was previously unbeaten in 25 fights with 18 by knock out....

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