- Shane Mosley
name = Shane Mosley
realname = Shane Donte Mosley
nickname = Sugar
height = 5 ft. 9 in. (175 cm.)
nationality = flagicon|USA American
birth_date = birth date and age|1971|9|7
birth_place = Lynwood, California
La Verne, CA
style = Orthodox
total = 51
wins = 45
KO = 38
losses = 5
draws = 0
no contests = 1
"Sugar" Shane Mosley (born
September 7, 1971) is a boxer from Pomona, California. He has won world titles in three weight divisions and is the only boxer to date to have beaten Oscar de la Hoyatwice.
Undefeated Lightweight Champion
Sugar Shane started his pro career in 1993, By 2000 he had fought 34 fights to a 34–0 (32KOs) record, beating undefeated Phillip Holiday to win the IBF lightweight title. He made 9 title defenses and moved up 2 divisions to face Oscar De La Hoya for his welterweight title.
De La Hoya vs. Mosley
June 17, 2000, Mosley met de la Hoya in Los Angeles for the World Boxing Councilwelterweight title. After twelve rounds, Mosley emerged with a split decision victory. During the fight neither man was in danger of going down, but both had badly swollen faces at the end and de la Hoya was bleeding from the nose for several rounds. de la Hoya earned a minimum of $15 million, while Mosley was guaranteed $4.5 million.
Mosley vs. Forrest I & II
He ran a successful string of defenses of his welterweight title, but against three unheralded fighters. When he finally did step up his competition, it was against former Olympian
Vernon Forrest. Early in the second round, the fighters clashed heads and both staggered backward as referee Steve Smoger called time. Mosley sustained a cut on the hairline. When action resumed, Forrest knocked Mosley down twice more in the round. The final scorecards read 115-110, 117-108, 118-108, in favor of Forrest.
They had a rematch six months later at
Conseco Fieldhousein Indiana, and Mosley once again lost by decision.
Bouncing Back after Forrest
February 8, 2003, Mosley's bout with former IBF world light middleweightchampion Raul Marquezended in a no contest when Mosley accidentally head butted Marquez twice in round three, which caused two very bad cuts above the eyes of Marquez.
He and de la Hoya faced each other for the second time on
September 13, this time with de la Hoya's WBC and WBA light middleweight belts on the line. Mosley defeated de la Hoya by a close 12 round unanimous decision, and joined the exclusive group of world boxing champions that have reigned in three or more divisions.
Mosley vs. Wright I & II
March 13, 2004, Mosley lost his WBC and WBA world light middleweight titles in a unification bout with IBF Jr. Middleweight champion Winky Wright, by a unanimous twelve-round decision.
November 20, Mosley and Wright fought their rematch, and although it was scored much closer by the three judges (115-113 twice for Wright and a 114-114 tie), Mosley lost by a twelve-round majority decision.
September 17] , he beat another previously undefeated fighter, Jose Luis Cruz, by a ten round decision.
Mosley then defeated
Fernando Vargason February 25, 2006by TKO in the tenth round at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, due to a massive swelling which closed Fernando's left eye. At the time of the stoppage, Mosley was winning on two scorecards 86-85, while Vargas held an 86-85 advantage on the other scorecard. A rematch was announced almost immediately
Fernando Vargasin the rematch on July 15, 2006. Mosley dominated Vargas from start to finish, eventually ending the fight via a sixth-round TKO.
Luis Collazoon 11 February 2007, with a unanimous decision after 12 rounds, knocking Collazo down once, to capture the WBC interim welterweight crown.
Fight with Miguel Cotto
Mosley and undefeated WBA welterweight Champion
Miguel Cottomet on Nov. 10 at Madison Square Gardenin a fight broadcast on HBO Pay-Per-View. Cotto beat Mosley by a unanimous decision from the judges. After that bout Mosley was scheduled to face Zab Judahin a welterweightbout in Las Vegas, Nevadaon May 31st. Due to an injury suffered by Judah, the fight was cancelled.
Mosley went on to fight Nicaraguan
Ricardo Mayorgaon September 27 at The Home Depot Centerin Carson, California.
Mosley vs Mayorga
Mosley-Mayorga was originally scheduled for for Oct. 11 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer and Mosley's wife and adviser, Jin Mosley, told ESPN.com.
On July 18, 2008, it was reported on espn.com's quick hits that The fight between Mayorga and Mosley was moved to the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA and set for September 27th because of the Pavlik-Hopkins fight agreement for October 18th on HBO PPV. And the good news for fight fans was that the Mayorga-Mosley bout was not to be on HBO PPV, instead it was shown on telecast on HBO.
Shane Mosley stopped Ricardo Mayorga with one second left in the 12th round of their junior middleweight bout, Mosley led by one point on judge Nelson Vasquez's scorecard and five on Tony Crebs' entering the 12th round. Mayorga had a one-point lead on judge Pat Russell's card. The Associated Press had Mosley ahead by three points entering the 12th.
Mosley currently holds a record of 45 wins, 5 losses and 1 no contest, with 38
knockouts, and has never been knocked out or stopped himself.
Mosely was an amateur standout, capturing various amateur titles, including:
United States Amateur Championat Lightweight (132 lbs)
World Junior ChampionshipsSilver Medalist in San Juan (PUR) (132 lbs)
United States Amateur Championat Lightweight (132 lbs)
Goodwill GamesBronze Medalist in Seattle (USA) (132lbs)
United States Amateur Championat Light Welterweight (139 lbs)
Along with many other professional or Olympic athletes, Mosley has been connected to the BALCO Labs steroid scandal.
Jeff Novitzky, a lead investigator on the BALCO case, reported that document seized from the lab show that Mosley received "the clear" and " the cream", both designer steroids. Mosley reportedly began his doping regimen prior to his 2003 bout with Oscar De La Hoya, a match that he won due in part to his strong performance in the later rounds of the fight. [ [http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2007/more/09/28/mosley/index.html?eref=mostpop SI.com - More Sports - Boxer Shane Mosley accused of doping - Friday September 28, 2007 8:47PM ] ] Victor Conte, the founder of BALCO, has since accused Mosley of knowingly taking performance enhancing drugs. He told the Los Angeles Timesthat Shane Mosley knew "exactly and precisely what he was doing" when he utilized BALCO's services. Mosley maintains that he believed the products he was using from BALCO were legal vitamins and is suing Conte for libel. [http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2007/more/09/28/mosley/index.html?eref=mostpop SI.com] [ [http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-mosley9apr09,0,2481119.story BALCO founder says Shane Mosley knew he was using steroids - Los Angeles Times ] ] In May 2008, Mosley's former trainer, Derryl Hudson, supported Conte's allegations against Mosley. In a declaration that was used in Conte's motion to have the lawsuit dismissed, Hudson wrote, "I know that Mr. Mosley was aware that the performance-enhancing drugs provided to him by Mr. Conte were banned drugs because I discussed that fact with Mr. Mosley both during and after our visit to BALCO," [http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-mosley31-2008may31,0,7599730.story]
His wife Jin Mosley is a
Korean Americanwho was born and raised in New York. [http://www.sugarshanemosley.com/bio.php Shane Mosley Official page - biography] ] Therefore, he always attaches the "Taegukgi" which is the flag of South Koreato his trunks when he faces a bout. Jin gave birth to three children together, Najee Jamarr, Taiseki Justin and Mee-Yon Jinae.Shane also has two other children Shane JR. and Norman Bell-Mosley from a previous marriage
List of boxing triple champions
* [http://boxing.about.com/od/records/a/mosley.htm Shane Mosley Fight-by-Fight Career Record]
* [http://www.boxen-artur.de/eng_page_mosley1187 Boxing-Encyclopedia]
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