Shane Mosley is one of the nicest athletes I have ever met and hopefully this will be the last time he fights.
I have never been one to tell an athlete when they should retire, but Mosley is way past his prime and I worry he is putting his health at risk every time he steps into the ring.
He was fighting in Australia against Anthony Mundine and was force to quit on his stool after...
Has the sport of boxing shrunk? It always seem like it the week after a big pay-per-view. You don’t have to go cold turkey, though, because there’s at least a bit of quality headpunching on. Macau makes way for Montreal on HBO, with a light heavyweight-centric card headlined by that division’s champion, Adonis Stevenson. As always, last week’s Manny Pacquiao fight will be...
Shane Mosley has returned to Australia just three weeks after walking out on his scheduled WBA light-middleweight bout with Anthony Mundine because of a contract dispute over unpaid fees.
The 42-year-old American arrived in Sydney on Thursday to prepare for the rescheduled Nov. 27 fight, and has said ''I can guarantee you the fight is going ahead.''
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18 days ago
Australia's Anthony Mundine says he'll fight American Shane Mosley in a rescheduled WBA light-middleweight bout Nov. 27 in Sydney.
The 42-year-old Mosley, who has held world titles at lightweight, welterweight and light-middleweight, was originally scheduled to fight Mundine, a former rugby league player, on Oct. 23.
Mosley walked out the day before the initial fight and...
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25 days ago
This is what you call having a smart contract.
Mosley was supposed to fight Anthony Mundine in Australia tomorrow and be paid $1 million. Because the Australian promoter in Mosley’s mind was a little shady, the contract called for Mosley to get $300k in advance (non-refundable) and the rest before the fight.
Guess what happened?
Shane Mosley, saying that Millennium Events promoter...
Backers for Shane Mosley say the American boxer has withdrawn from his scheduled bout with Anthony Mundine in Sydney on Wednesday due to a contract dispute.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer issued a statement from Los Angeles saying ''we have no choice but to protect our fighter'' because terms of the contract had not been met.
The official weigh-in was...
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October 21, 2013
It’s been a few years since Shane Mosley fought Floyd Mayweather, but it’s only been a little over a year since he fought Canelo, so who better to break down the upcoming fight that many have been wanting for years now? No one. That’s right. We were able to talk to the legendary “Sugar” Shane Mosley and ask him to break down this September’s ridiculously huge fight between...
Canelo Alvarez will fight "Sugar" Shane Mosley on May 5 as part of an HBO pay-per-view card at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Leading up to the bout, the 21-year-old boxer is sharing weekly thoughts and training updates.
Question: Mosley is the highest-profile fighter you will have fought, and even at age 40, he probably will be the biggest test you've faced...
Being that today is St. Patrick’s day we thought we would release this interview with Saul “Canelo” Alvarez who bears Irish ancestry but was born and raised Mexican. On May 5th, Alvarez will be taking on living legend “Sugar” Shane Mosley for Alvarez’s 154lb title. On the main card of this PPV bout will be [...]
Boxing careers die. As Steve Jobs, the late Apple inventor who could appreciate the seduction of a hot new product that usurps the technology of present day, once said of death... "No one wants to die... No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because death is very likely the single best invention of life. It clears out the old to make way for the new."...