By Brett Bonetti
Three Time World Champion Danny “The Green Machine” Green (32-5, 28 KOs) says he is unsure what the future holds following his impressive victory over Danny “The Bronx Bomber” Santiago (31-6-1, 27 KOs) at the sold out Challenge Stadium in Perth, Australia on Wednesday night. The Green Machine sent Santiago to the canvas four times on his way to a 5th round TKO in what was the West Australian’s final fight in his home town of Perth and now plans to just enjoy life before making any decisions. Following a big night of celebrations with no sleep, Green was asked again about his future in the Sport.
“Who knows, I’m not going to make any decisions right now. There have been some offers and Beibut Shumenov, the WBA world light heavyweight champion took 9 rounds to defeat Santiago and never dropped him once and we got a pretty good gauge where I am at on Wednesday night.”
Most Australian boxing fans have been hoping for Green to face Anthony “The Man” Mundine in a rematch, but that is looking more unlikely as Mundine continues his ambitions in America. “You look at Mundine and you look at a world title and there’s no comparison,” Green said. “Mundine sold 286 tickets to his last fight in Las Vegas, the Mecca of Boxing. They didn’t even pay for the bus fare.”
“I’m not being disrespectful, that’s just how it is,” Green said.
Green was full of praise for Danny Santiago. “A lot of men would have wilted under the amount of punishment that he took and I take my hat off to the guy, he really displayed his manhood on Wednesday night.
“I do know that I’ve got the backup and arsenal in my corner to guide me through whatever I choose to do. I’m pretty blessed to have such a genius in Angelo Hyder in my corner, I couldn’t ask for a better guy,” Green concluded.
For now Green will just relax and enjoy his latest success in his impressive career.