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Mundine All Class in Stoppage Victory over Mosley

mundine6712Anthony ‘The Man’ Mundine (45-5, 27 KOs) was in full flight in his six round stoppage victory over future hall of famer ‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley (47-9-1, 39 KOs) at the AllPhones Arena in Sydney, Australia last night.

In the 50th fight of his career and having long sought to fight a marquee name in the sport, it was clear from the opening bell the 38 year old Australian was out to put on a performance to get the boxing world’s attention.

Mundine possessed a significant size advantage, with his six centimetre height advantage to Mosley looking quite imposing. Upon commencement, Mundine took the centre of the ring and was looking to stalk Mosley. Continue reading

Mundine dominates Mosley

mundine59274Back spasms saw stopped multi time world champion “Sugar” Shane Mosley (47-9-1, 39 KOs) for the first time in his glorious twenty year career in his bout with Anthony “The Man” Mundine (45-5, 27 KOs) at the All Phones Arena in Sydney, NSW on Wednesday night.

Mosley was ruled out by Doctor Lou Lewis and referee Raul Caiz senior but the three division titlist was being dominant by an impressive Mundine who put on his best display since edging Daniel Geale in 2009.

As in his bouts against Vernon Forrest, the shorter American, who had a two centimetre reach advantage, had trouble with get Mundine’s left lead and was forced to fight mostly going backwards. Coming down from 168 pounds in 2008 , Mundine’s size and strength was evident as he bullied Shane both outside and in close. Continue reading

Mundine stops Mosley, becomes the first man to do so – “The Man” calls out Mayweather!

mundine53Moments ago in Sydney Australia, Anthony Mundine forced Sugar Shane Mosley to retire on his stool after six-rounds. Mosley, far past his best at age 42, claimed he had injured his back and remained in his corner after the 6th. Mundine, now 45-5(27) made something of a statement in the rearranged fight by becoming the very first man to halt the former multi-weight ruler and future Hall of Famer.

Mundine, the four-years younger man, was too big and strong for the slow-looking Mosley. Dominating with his jab in the early going, Mundine had to take some good shots from Mosley in the 4th-round, a good action round that saw “The Man” also shake Mosley. Mundine dominated the 5th and 6th-rounds, before the retirement from Mosley. Continue reading

ESPN3 to Present Exclusive Live U.S. Coverage of Mosley vs. Mundine on Nov. 27

ESPN3 will present exclusive live coverage in the U.S. of the 12-round Junior Middleweight bout between former three-division champion Shane Mosley (47-8-1, 39 KOs) and Australia’s Anthony Mundine (44-5, 26 KOs) early Wednesday morning, Nov. 27, from the Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia. Wednesday’s card will begin at 3:30 a.m. ET, with Mosley vs. Mundine expected to begin between 6:30 a.m. and 7 a.m. The fight was originally scheduled to take place on Oct. 23.

Mosley Sponsors Thanksgiving Amateur Boxing Show

(Pomona, CA) – He’s scaled every mountain there was to climb in boxing. He’s fought his way to world championships at lightweight, welterweight, and junior middleweight, became known as the best pound-for-pound fighter in boxing. HBO commentator and world champion Roy Jones Jr. proclaimed, after Mosley knocked out John John Molina, “He’s the best lightweight in history, maybe after Roberto Duran.”

Through his Foundation and Mosley Pomona Boxing Club, he seeks to bring the same level of Faith, Hope and determination that has lead him to World Championships to children’s daily lives. As a way of Giving Back to the Community the Mosley Family Established Diamond’s Love Foundation to honor Diamond J. Johnson, his late nephew. Diamonds Love Foundation is a non-profit organization which has gained a distinguished reputation for providing support to community-based organizations in Pomona and undeserved communities throughout the United States. Continue reading

Gary Shaw Supports Australian Boxing Commission

October 24, 2013 – Boxing promoter Gary Shaw who represents Australian fighters Daniel Geale and top contender Joel Brunker to name a few, is an avid supporter of promoting fights internationally, especially in Australia.

After a fight between Australian Anthony Mundine and American Shane Mosley was recently cancelled due to some controversy, Shaw had this to say about his dealings with the Australian boxing commission. Continue reading

Breach of contract forces Mosley to withdraw from Oct. 23 bout against Anthony Mundine

LOS ANGELES (October 21) – Scheduled to face Anthony Mundine at the Sydney Entertainment Centre in Australia on October 23, boxing superstar Sugar Shane Mosley will instead be going home after a breach of contract by the event’s co-promoter, Millennium Events, prompting his withdrawal from the fight.

“I’m very disappointed with this turn of events because I was planning on making a big statement by beating Mundine, but I was left with no choice but to withdraw,” said Shane Mosley. “The fans in Australia have welcomed me with open arms, and I hope to return to fight for them one day in better circumstances.”

“It’s unfortunate that this fight will not be taking place, and we apologize to all of Shane’s Australian fans, but there are contracts in place for a reason, and when the terms are not adhered to, we have no choice but to protect our fighter, and that’s what happened here,” said Richard Schaefer, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. Continue reading

ESPN3: Shane Mosley vs. Anthony Mundine fight cancelled

Tomorrow’s 12-round Shane Mosley vs. Anthony Mundine fight in Sydney, Australia, scheduled to be aired live on ESPN3, has been cancelled due to promoter/fighter contractual differences.

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ESPN3 will present exclusive live coverage in the U.S. of the 12-round Junior Middleweight bout between former three-division champion Shane Mosley (47-8-1, 39 KOs), and Australia’s Anthony Mundine (44-5, 26 KOs) on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from the Sydney Entertainment Center in Sydney. Wednesday’s card will begin at 5 a.m., and ESPN Classic will replay the fight at 9 p.m.

Shane Mosley vs Anthony Mundine Update

photoSYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (September 18, 2013)—On Wednesday night October 23rd, It will be an historic night of boxing at the Sydney Entertainment Center in Sydney, Australia when former three world champion Anthony Mundine (44-5, 26 KO’s) battles six-time world champion and future Hall of Famer “Sugar” Shane Mosley in a twelve round Jr. Middleweight bout for the WBA International championship.

The fight is promoted by Vlad Warton’s Millennium Events and Golden Boy Promotions.

Warton, who has promoted big fights all over the world, believes that this fight will be undoubtedly one of the biggest fights in the history of Australia. Continue reading