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Shane Mosley announces retirement

By Jeff Aranow: In a long overdue decision, 45-year-old former 3 division world champion “Sugar” Shane Mosley has announced his retirement after 24 years as a pro. Mosley is about to turn 46 next month, and he’s been dealing a number of injuries that has slowed his great career. … Read

Canelo could defeat GGG says Mosley

By Dan Ambrose: Former multi-division world champion “Sugar” Shane Mosley rates Saul “Canelo” Alvarez as having better boxing skills than IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, and he thinks he could come out on top in their September 16 fight IF he can handle the pressure and power from the Kazakhstan fighter. … Read

Father Time remains undefeated: Reflections on Fighting too long

By Joseph Hirsch – There’s something painful about watching a boxer fight long past their prime, but it’s also many times inevitable. Money doesn’t grow on trees and fighters fight until they can’t anymore. Sometimes they go out on their shield figuratively, and sometimes, like Bernard Hopkins, they literally go out on their head. Seeing […]

Chavez Jr’s size = problems for Canelo

By Dan Ambrose: 45-year-old former three division world champion Shane Mosley says he thinks the size of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) could be a big problem for Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) in their fight on HBO PPV on May 6. Mosley thinks that Canelo could come into the fight at […]

Mosley not in favor of Khan fighting in Olympics

By Scott Gilfoid: Former three division world champion “Sugar” Shane Mosley isn’t in favor of welterweight contender Amir Khan fighting in the 2016 Olympics in Rios. Khan, 29, recently told the media that he’s interested in fighting in the summer Olympics this year for Pakistan. This bit of news didn’t go well with a lot […]

Mosley talks about loss

By Dan Ambrose: For the many boxing fans that watched last night’s fight between interim WBA welterweight champion David Avanesyan (22-1-1, 11 KOs) and #3 WBA Sugar Shane Mosley (49-10-1, 41 KOs), it seemed like a pretty clear cut victory for the 27-year-old Avanesyan in their fight at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. […]

David Avanesyan beats Shane Mosley

By Jim Dower: Youth prevailed tonight with interim WBA welterweight champion David Avanesyan (22-1-1, 11 KOs) defeating a game but limited 44-year-old Sugar Shane Mosley (49-10-1, 41 KOs) by a hard fought 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night in their fight on CBS Sports Net from the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona.… Read

Mosley battles Avanesyan tonight

By Dan Ambrose: Shane Mosley (49-9-1, 41 KOs) will be looking to capture the interim WBA welterweight title against David Avanesyan (21-1-1, 11 KOs) in a fight televised on CBS Sports Net starting at 10:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT from the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Mosley, 44, has turned his career around recently […]

Weights: Mosley 146, Avanesyan 146.7

By Dan Ambrose: Challenger Sugar Shane Mosley (49-9-1, 41 KOs) made weight on Friday afternoon for his title shot against interim WBA welterweight champion David Avanesyan (21-1-1, 11 KOs) for their fight on Saturday night on May 28 at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Mosley, 44, weighed in at 146lbs and looked in […]

Mosley wants Cotto, Mayweather, Pacquiao or Marquez

By Dan Ambrose: Shane Mosley (49-9-1, 9 KOs) will be fighting WBA interim welterweight champion David Avanesyan (21-1-1, 11 KOs) this Saturday night in an important match to determine an opponent for the winner of the June 25 fight between WBA welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman and Shawn Porter. If victorious on Saturday against […]

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