Bio | career highlights
Danny Green - The Green Machine
Danny Green - Diehard Aussie
Danny Green and brother Brendan
Danny Green beats Stipe Drews
, a humble bloke from Perth's Scarborough Beach went on to capture the hearts - and the respect - of Australians by the way he
dream to become champion of the world.
displayed a frightening ferocity and explosiveness in the ring, he
remained affable and easygoing outside of it.
started boxing in a back shed in suburban Koondoola and it was there he
journey to reach the top.
strong work ethic allied with his
resilience to pain set the footings for an illustrious career.
was gifted with "sleeping pills" in both hands and blessed with a natural instinct for fighting.
goals as an amateur by winning various state, national and oceanic titles and competing in the 1998 Commonwealth Games before reaching the pinnacle of his
amateur career - fighting at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
turned professional under former three time world champion Jeff Fenech and demolished all in front him winning his first 16 fights by KO.
lost the world title in an agonisingly close points decision in his rematch with Beyer in 2005.
formed a new team, continued walking tall and set up the fight that stopped a nation against the outspoken Anthony Mundine.
lost on points but he
won many new fans with the dignified and respectful manner in which he
Green's resilience and his
self belief shone through again when he
made the long, overdue jump in weight to the light heavy division.
knocked out three top 15 world ranked opponents to set up his
dream fight- the WBA light heavyweight world title in his
In what was his
most clinical display, Green
dominated the champion Stipe Drews to claim the title and to once again enter the history books.
was in the prime of his
life, at the peak of his
career but he
woke up on Easter Sunday 2008, rang his
family, called a press conference and shocked everyone!
Part of Green's appeal is his
eloquence, and his
ability to articulate about the paths in life he
has taken; the heartbreaking setbacks he
has overcome and the almighty sacrifices he
has made to become a world champion in the most brutal of sports.
has been on an incredible journey.
has some amazing stories to tell - including being locked in a cage with six lions and surfing alongside a shark.
is happy to share his
experiences with your clients where past experiences prove he
will leave them feeling inspired, perhaps humbled or ready to don the gloves!
Danny Green - Champion of the World
Representing Australia in Kuala Lumpur, Danny Green
became the first West Australian to ever win a Commonwealth Games boxing match.
2000 Sydney Olympics
Representing Australian boxing at the Sydney 2004 Olympic Games, Danny Green
became the first West Australian to ever win an Olympic boxing match.
Fatherhood in February 2002
Danny Green rates the birth of his daughter, Chloe Elizabeth, in February 2002 as his greatest personal achievement.
Danny Green's first world title fight and controversial loss to Marcus Beyer in Germany.
participates in the biggest fight in Australian boxing history against fellow Australian Anthony Mundine.
Green loses 12 round point's decision in the WBA super middle weight world title eliminator.
defeats Stipe Drews to become the WBA Light Heavy weight WORLD CHAMPION.
name in boxing history with a stunning TKO victory over boxing legend Roy Jones Jnr.