Looking at the Legacy of Shane Mosley – Shane Mosley announced his formal retirement from boxing earlier today, walking away after a career that spanned approximately a quarter century.
Mosley leaves with a mark of 49-10-1, including 41 wins by way of knock out. He held world titles at lightweight and welterweight and his resume of opponents reads like a who’s who of the era. His opponents include the likes of Floyd Mayweather Jr, Oscar De La Hoya, Vernon Forrest, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Miguel Cotto just to name a few. Mosley last fought in May of 2016 when he was 44 years old. That fight saw him lose to David Avanesyan, a fighter more than a dozen years younger, with the WBA interim version of the welterweight world title on the line.
Looking at the Legacy of Shane Mosley
Our veteran analyst Frank Lotierzo looks back at the career of “Sugar” Shane Mosley, the man who “fought them all.”
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