Anthony Mundine has given a classy final ringside interview after being bashed into retirement in a surprise upset against John Wayne Parr. Anthony Mundine has given a classy final ringside interview after being bashed into retirement in a surprise upset against John Wayne Parr. 48-47 Parr, Round 6: Parr continued to press the pace and kept Mundine up against the ropes as he let his hands fly. Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. The home crowd came alive in the fourth round with chants of “John Wayne Parr” during the fourth round when the local star pinned Mundine against the ropes. Another round that could go either way. Judges scored the fight 94-95, 96-93 & 95-93 in favour of the Muay Thai legend who was fighting in a boxing ring for the first time in 16 years. The fight wasn't pretty with both men swinging wildly for the fences throughout the four rounds, but it was Wallace's right hand and a knockdown late in the fourth round which proved the difference. Posted by. John Wayne Parr The 43-year-old’s kickboxing record stands at 132 fights for 99 wins, 33 losses. Distraught Mundine left with no other choice but to retire. Nationwide News Pty Limited Copyright © 2021. I’m going to sail into the sunset now,” he said. See below for round by round of the main event and how the rest of the night unfolded. “I can’t thank Anthony enough for giving me this opportunity. 39-37 Parr, Round 5: Mundine showed he still has quick hands as he landed several combos and jabs in what was a close round that could go either way. Oliver then went back again with the wild arms and landed a left hook followed by a right hand which dropped Farquhar to the canvas where he was counted out. Continues to win fights and fans…. John Wayne-Parr punches Anthony Mundine out of the ring at the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre. “This is my last fight, I’m retiring,” he said. John Wayne Parr and Anthony Mundine both want to go out of sport as big winners. He lost four of his last five fights and has only a win against Tommy Browne in the last four years. Up and coming Australian boxer Ben Mahoney was in complete control in the early going of the fight against John Ruba and even forced the doctor to step in to check on a cut under the left eye of Ruba. He lost his composure when speaking about his plans for the future after 147 career fights. Anthony Mundine (48-9, 28 KO) and John Wayne Parr (10-3, 10 KO) go head to head tomorrow night (Nov. 30) at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Bank. 58-56 Parr, Round 7: Mundine sat on the ropes for the majority of the round once again as Parr landed heavy shots, but Mundine turned it around with a big right hand that stunned Parr. The controversial former NRL star was knocked through the ropes during the fight and deducted a point for a shot to the back of Parr’s head. Parr also paid his respects to Mundine and broke down in tears after the fight after confirming he has also retired after the fight. Anthony Mundine's boxing career hangs in the balance after the former WBA super-middleweight champion lost to John Wayne Parr in Brisbane. Muay Thai veteran John Wayne Parr has sworn to end Anthony Mundine's career The 10-time world kickboxing champion will fight Mundine on November 29 Parr… The connection between Andrew Hunt and his opponent Albert Tu'ua extended outside the ring with Hunt actually being Tu'ua's barber. John Wayne Parr has pulled off the upset victory by claiming the split decision win. #MundineParr Leti Leti pours it on against Mitchell Whitelaw (white trunks) and survives dramatic last round to win majority six round decision pic.twitter.com/ljYFO5Sjfd. 10-9 Parr, Round 2: Mundine began working behind his jab, but Parr continued to close the gap and press the action as his right hand found a home on more occasions. Another fine display from Ebanie Bridges with the stoppage. He’s had a tremendous career and has put on some special nights at the fights. Anthony Mundine, 44, is a former WBA super middleweight and IBO middleweight champion. Both fighters have completed their walkouts, stepped into the ring, touched gloves and now the main event is set to get underway! 96-93 Parr. — Joshua Bell (@The_Inside_Word) November 30, 2019. #MundineParr #OzBoxing. Picture: AAP The two old scrappers produced a fight for the ages, both determined to leave combat sports as a winner. #Mundine #MundineParr, Mundine beaten by John Wayne Parr. Kickboxing champion Parr hadn’t fought since 2003 in boxing, but he will go out a winner. DATE Saturday 30th November 2019. [FIGHT THREAD] Anthony Mundine vs John Wayne Parr. The 44-year-old admitted he is done after his career ended with a surprise defeat to John Wayne Parr at Brisbane Convention Centre on Saturday night via a split decision. 20-18 Parr, Round 3: The crowd came alive with chants of "JOHN WAYNE PARR" as the underdog Muay Thai specialist pressed the pace, but Mundine took it all in and responded emphatically with several huge shots that almost dropped Parr. Round 1: Parr landed the more telling blows of the opening exchanges with several right hands getting through and landing on the chin of Mundine. TELEVISION Epicentre (Australia), Fite … Parr’s aggression clearly converted into points with the judges and there were no complaints when he emerged as the winner. “I’ve had a wonderful career. I thought I did enough to win but that’s boxing. John Wayne Parr vs Anthony Mundine - Boxing Mundine didn't start boxing until his late 20's but was a top level athlete in Rugby and his father was a former world boxing champ. 67-66 Parr, Round 8: Parr came back from the flurry of shots in the seventh and kept pressing the pace, late in the round Mundine landed a right hand to the back of the head of Parr and the ref deducted a point. The full-size stadium will be cordoned off to make for a more intimate experience. Anthony Mundine vs. John Wayne Parr. John Wayne Parr punches Anthony Mundine out of the ring at the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre. As his confidence grew his defence dropped and Ruba caught him in the dying seconds of the round and sent him to the canvas with a powerful right hand. John Wayne Parr, 43, is a former ten-time world champion in Muay Thai and kickboxing, who held WKN super welterweight title, WMC and ISKA middleweight titles, among others. The two men met in the centre of the ring when the bell sounded and it resembled rock 'em sock 'em robots. By WWOS staff. In terms of boxing, however, he has returned ten wins and three losses from his 13 fights. Muay Thai veteran John Wayne Parr has promised to knock out Anthony Mundine in his final fight before retirement as he succumbs to injuries from a lifetime of fighting. Earning the unanimous decision victory to move to 5-0 in his career. #OzBoxing respects that, like him or not! Thanks for the memories @Anthony_Mundine. All times AEDT (GMT +11). In what was the fourth right of the night the duo put on an entertaining duel, but it was Hunt who had his hand raised. “I want to thank all the Australian public,” he said. I need a hip replacement and training was tough but I’m so happy and amazed. John Wayne Parr and Anthony Mundine can both retire happy after putting on an entertaining fight at the Brisbane Convention Centre tonight. John Wayne Parr: Blessed With Venom is a feature-length documentary chronicling the life and career of Australian Muay Thai superstar and 10 time World Champion, John Wayne Parr. Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. Another fight and another late replacement, but this time the script went in the way of the newcomer with Chris Oliver scoring a first round knockout win against Adrian Farquhar. The bout will take place in Parr’s hometown, at Cbus Super Stadium on the Gold Coast. LOCATION Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia. The fight will be exactly one year since Mundine’s last fight, his loss to Horn. Toughness right there. The weight of retirement all appeared to hit Mundine in the ring after the judges’ scorecards were announced. #MundineParr #OzBoxing. Was a matter of time.Great KO by The Scorpion! In the end it was Leti who emerged victorious behind the majority decision, but Whitelaw lost no followers with the loss and earned a standing ovation from the crowd. Mundine was adamant his boxing career wouldn’t end on a sour note after his devastating knockout loss to Jeff Horn last year, but following the loss he announced time had well and truly been drawn on his time in the ring. Mitchell Whitelaw has become Australian boxing promoter's dream fighter in recent times with the boxer stepping in to his last three bouts on late notice. #MundineParr pic.twitter.com/BqLYxRxcz8. Ultra impressive for Zalewski," Adam Lovelock said in commentary. Gold Coast Titans player Jarrod Wallace stepped into the ring in the final fight before the main event and emerged victorious against Nick Timm. The other two scored the fight in Parr’s favour 96-93, 95-93, with one judge giving Parr six of the ten rounds. The TKO victory maintains Bridges' undefeated record in the ring. “147 fights and this is my last one,” he said. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. The fight will take place in November on the Gold Coast. Anthony Mundine's boxing career hangs in the balance after the former WBA super-middleweight champion lost to John Wayne Parr in Brisbane. I don’t really want to keep doing this. 2019 BOXING fight – Anthony Mundine vs John Wayne Parr – full fight Video Posted on 2019/11/30 2019/12/02 by ATBF Editorial Board Review by AllTheBestFights.com : 2019-11-30, fight not particularly good between Anthony Mundine and John Wayne Parr : it gets two stars. "Mike finishes this one emphatically. Anthony Mundine vs. John Wayne Parr weigh-in results. Anthony Mundine vs John Wayne Parr: Result, round by round | reaction | https://t.co/s32nG5Dcnh https://t.co/PDM92VMxjP, Mundine calls it a day post-fight. All times AEDT (GMT +11). The bout between to the two men north of 40 was slammed by Australian boxing legend Jeff Fenech who labelled it “embarrassing” in the lead up to the fight, but the main event bout still delivered some fireworks. “I need hip surgery, I need a hip replacement. John Wayne Parr has finished off his historic professional fighting career in style by taking down Anthony "The Man" Mundine in Brisbane on Saturday night. “Even if they didn’t support me or didn’t like my opinions, I always did my best. Mundine looked incredibly lethargic early on, lacking feet movement and not landing any significant blows on Parr. The fight will go ahead on the same date - November 30. Parr set the tone of the fight and had almost constant ring control as Mundine danced around the ropes. When asked if this is “it” — Mundine admitted he is “done”. Mundine’s career finishes with a record of 48-10. The Australian combat sport scene was stunned recently with the news that Muay Thai and kickboxing legend John Wayne Parr had signed to face former WBA Super-middleweight Champion Anthony Mundine under boxing rules, with the bout scheduled to take place on the 29th of November.. Anthony Mundine announces comeback fight against Muay Thai legend John Wayne Parr. The fight is the final bout for Parr's historic career and speaking after the bout he was in tears as he announced his time in fighting had come to an end. 29-28 Parr, Round 4: The first knockdown of the fight recorded with Parr dropping Mundine through the ropes after some heavy right hand punishment. John Wayne Parr is also now retired.Source:AAP. How to watch Mundine vs Wayne Parr live online. news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site>news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site. (Photo by Albert Perez/Getty Images) Parr, 43, who has had 147 … There is little in it in terms of age with Mundine at 44 just a year older than Parr and both fighters have … Anthony Mundine has given a classy farewell to his army of haters in his final ever ringside interview. Priestly survived several huge shots in the third round, but Zalewski kept the pressure up in the fourth and the end followed after several more telling blows saw Priestly crumble to the canvas. The fight went the distance with the judges handing Parr the victory via split decision after recording a knockdown in the fourth round and Mundine being deducted a point in the later rounds. Whitelaw managed to clear his head and turned the fight on its head with a dominant final round that left Leti holding on for the final bell. John Wayne Parr has pulled off the upset victory by claiming the split decision win. Tiger Woods car crash: PGA Tour golf star in agitated state ... Tennis news 2021: Nick Kyrgios, girlfriend, Chiara Passari, ... Cricket news 2021: Steve Smith $2m IPL snub, pawn in Glenn M... Olympics news: Major boost for Brisbane bid 2032 Games, Toky... NBA news 2021: All-Star teams revealed, Ben Simmons, full sq... Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. He even knocked the former champion down and through the ropes in the fifth round. Both men were extremely emotional in the ring after the fight as they announced their retirements from professional fighting with Mundine making it official this time around. After eight seasons of rugby league and 19 years of professional boxing, the curtain came down on Mundine in less than glorious circumstances. Anthony Mundine was certain his career would end on a high note, it didn't go as planned as his opponent put an end to it all. Worlds will Collide come this November, when Anthony ‘The Man’ Mundine faces, Gold Coast hero, ‘The Gunslinger’ John Wayne Parr at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane. John Wayne Parr defeated Anthony Mundine in a boxing match that is likely the last for the former NRL star. One judge had Mundine winning the fight despite a knockdown and point deduction, but the other two had it in favour of Parr who emerged victorious. Judges scored … Anthony Mundine's boxing career finally appears over after the former WBA super-middleweight champion lost to John Wayne Parr in Brisbane. Nationwide News Pty Limited Copyright © 2021. A beaten up and beaten down Priestly. On Saturday night he did it again and in the early going against Leti Leti he showed he was more than up for the fight. “It just came out of nowhere. Parr said thankyou to Mundine for the chance to fight one final time for big money. Tickets have gone on sale for November’s boxing fight between former world champion Anthony Mundine and Muay Thai star ‘John’ Wayne Parr. Said he was questioning in lead up if he wanted to do it anymore. Mahoney collected himself and tightened up the defences but the fight was brought to an end ahead of the third round courtesy of the cut on the left eye of Ruba that refused to stop streaming right into his eye. news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site>news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site. 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