On This Day In 2000 – Shane Mosley Tops Oscar De La Hoya In A Classic

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Dubbed “Destiny,” the welterweight classic that took place 20 years ago today, between “Sugar” Shane Mosley and Oscar De La Hoya, ranks as one of the finest 147 pound battles of recent memory. Two primed and peaking stars, one of the mega-star variety, giving their all for 12 superb, fast-paced rounds.… read full article “On This Day In 2000 – Shane Mosley Tops Oscar De La Hoya In A Classic”

18 Years Ago: Vernon Forrest Beats Up “Sugar” Shane Mosley; Would He Have Done The Same To Floyd Mayweather?

Just how totally one-sided, and largely unexpected, was Vernon Forrest’s big win over “Sugar” Shane Mosley? Hammering, almost knocking out and basically beating up Mosley, Forrest had arrived on the big stage in a big and impressive way.… read full article “18 Years Ago: Vernon Forrest Beats Up “Sugar” Shane Mosley; Would He Have Done The Same To Floyd Mayweather?”

Mosley, Hopkins, Marquez, DiBella, Duva Elected To Boxing Hall Of Fame

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Boxers Bernard Hopkins, Juan Manuel Marquez, Shane Mosley, Barbara Buttrick, Christy Martin & Lucia Rijker Elected To Int’l Boxing Hall Of Fame – Lou DiBella, Kathy Duva, Dan Goossen, Bernard Fernandez and Thomas Hauser to also enter Hall of Fame

The International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum announced today the members of the Class of 2020.… read full article “Mosley, Hopkins, Marquez, DiBella, Duva Elected To Boxing Hall Of Fame”

Nothing But Special Fighters On The 2020 Hall Of Fame Ballot

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Hopkins, Marquez, Mosley, Froch, Corrales, Vazquez, Bradley, Tarver and more

As per a piece from Dan Rafael of ESPN.com, the names on the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot have been released – and what a massive bunch of special fighters the 200 or so people who will have the hard task of voting for just five fighters on the list have to choose from.… read full article “Nothing But Special Fighters On The 2020 Hall Of Fame Ballot”

Ten Years Ago Today: Sugar Shane Mosley Smashes Antonio Margarito To Defeat (and Margarito’s loaded wraps ensure his fall from grace)

“Sugar” Shane Mosley fought one of his greatest fights; certainly his most aggressive, ruthless and nasty fights. Though deemed past his best at age 37 and in danger of a beating at the hands of the big-for-the-weight Antonio Margarito, Mosley instead put on a violent master-class in Los Angeles a decade ago today.… read full article “Ten Years Ago Today: Sugar Shane Mosley Smashes Antonio Margarito To Defeat (and Margarito’s loaded wraps ensure his fall from grace)”

Prime for Prime, Peak for Peak, who was better – Floyd Mayweather or Oscar De La Hoya? “Sugar” Shane Mosley says Oscar

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Former multi-weight king “Sugar” Shane Mosley will be inducted into The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame on the 18th of this month, and though Mosley achieved plenty as a lightweight (arguably his best weight class, his blinding speed being truly incredible at 135 pounds), it is largely down to his two big wins over superstar Oscar De La Hoya that Mosley is going in.… read full article “Prime for Prime, Peak for Peak, who was better – Floyd Mayweather or Oscar De La Hoya? “Sugar” Shane Mosley says Oscar”

Nevada Boxing HOF Class of ’18 – Shavers, Reid, Laila Ali & Mosley

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Laila Ali will become the first child of a Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame inductee to be enshrined when she is inducted into the NVBHOF on Saturday, August 18 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

Tickets to the induction gala, priced from $95 to $500, go on sale at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT today and can be purchased at www.nvbhof.com (www.eventbrite.com/e/nevada-boxing-hall-of-fame-6th-annual-induction-dinner-tickets-43144441185) Caesars Palace is once again offering a discounted room rate for the event. Rooms can be reserved now via this link: Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame.

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