We surely saw the final ring appearance of the once great Sugar Shane Mosley last night. Beaten to the punch by the thankfully not too murderous-punching David Avanesyan in an interim WBA welterweight showdown, the 44-year-old looked nothing like the sizzling lightweight sensation he once was. Those people who said all along that Mosley should not come back were proven right; even if Mosley proved he still has heart and the stomach for a fight.… Read Article
#3 WBA “Sugar” Shane Mosley (49-10-1, 41 KOs) saw his dreams of a big fight wash away before his eyes tonight with him losing a 12 round unanimous decision to interim WBA welterweight champion David Avanesyan (22-1-1, 11 KOs) at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. The fight was a competitive one from start to finish.
The telling factor in the contest was the two or three head-snapping shots the 27-year-old Avanesyan landed in … Read Article
Weigh-In results: David “Ava” Avanesyan (21-1-1, 11 KOs) 146.7lbs vs “Sugar” Shane Mosley (49-9-1, 41 KOs) 146lbs
The ring return of future Hall-of-Famer and boxing great ‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley will be exclusively live on BoxNation as he challenges interim WBA welterweight champion David Avanesyan this Saturday night. 44-year-old Mosley is coming off an impressive stoppage win over Venezuelan Patrick Lopez last December as he takes on the tough Russian Avanesyan, who has just a solitary … Read Article
The WBA, as fans may know, says it is fully attempting to put together a series of fights and tournaments designed to crown just one world champion in each weight class. The WBA currently has a number of champions in a number of weight classes – at heavyweight, for example, Tyson Fury, Luis Ortiz and Ruslan Chagaev all hold a version of the WBA crown – and Gilberto Ramirez Junior, the WBA President, wants to … Read Article
Though he is 44-years-old and way past his sizzling best, former pound-for-pound star “Sugar” Shane Mosley remains as ambitious as ever. The former lightweight, welterweight and super-welterweight champion announced his retirement after a corner retirement of a loss to Anthony Mundine in late 2013; only for Mosley to come back, in what could be called a “special attraction” type of fight with Ricardo Mayorga in a rematch, and then fight and defeat Patrick Lopez after … Read Article
Former pound-for-pound king, “Sugar” Shane Mosley is all set to get a world title chance (albeit an interim version) after just two comeback wins. The 44-year-old future Hall of Famer will fight Russia’s David Avanesyan in Arizona on May 28th, with the interim WBA 147-pound strap currently held by the 27-year-old on the line. Mosley, who returned to winning ways following a corner retirement loss to Anthony Mundine in November of 2013 (followed by an … Read Article
“Sugar” Shane Mosley, is back with a bang on May 28th, 2016 at the gorgeous Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ. Soon after Mosley’s December 17th win over two time Olympian Patrick Lopez, Shane entered into negotiations with not one but TWO current World Champions for a fight in the summer. After months of going back and forth, both champions backed out to opt for what each cites as “an easier defense” than Mosley. Mosley’s … Read Article
Sugar Shane Mosley and Roberto Duran, two of the finest lightweights in boxing history – Mosley being at his fastest and most dazzling in the weight class he never lost in, Duran being ranked by many historians as THE greatest 135-pounder of all-time – have hooked up and are working together as Mosley searches for one more world title. 44-year-old Mosley, 49-9-1(41) has already captured titles at 135, 147 and 154, but he still craves … Read Article
After a degree of chatter across social media and various reports in the British press suggested the contrary, Shane Mosley will not be coming to the UK any time soon to fight Liverpool’s new WBO 154 lb champion, Liam Smith.
An ‘in-principle’ deal for the two to fight on the Queensbury promotions ‘X-mas Cracker’ show on Dec. 19 had reportedly been reached, although an immediate rematch clause -as well as a clash over top of … Read Article
A deal has been agreed in principle for new WBO 154 lb champion Liam Smith, to face past-best veteran Shane Mosley on the December 19 Andy Lee/Billy Joe Saunders card in Manchester, England, numerous sources are reporting.
Smith won his title in style against American ‘Boxcino’ winner, John Thompson earlier this month, and immediately found himself embroiled in a war of words with Mosley on social media after the 44 year old former great took … Read Article