He has mixed it up with some of the best fighters at and lbs. You can ask 10 boxing fans who Shane Mosley beat to win his first world title and probably seven out of those 10 will tell you Oscar De La Hoya ; however that is very far from the truth. Shane Mosley was a huge amateur standout, winning many titles in the process while defeating future world champions such as Oscar De La Hoya , Rafael Ruelas and Stevie Johnston. His record as an amatuer was and he came close to making the U.
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Shane Andre Mosley born September 7, ,   often known by his nickname " Sugar " Shane Mosley , is an American former professional boxer who competed from to He is also a former lineal champion at welterweight twice and light middleweight. In and he was named the world's best active boxer, pound for pound , by The Ring . Mosley was born in Lynwood, California and raised in Pomona, California. He has two older sisters, Venus and Cerena.
His decision to retire was of no surprise and came after his performance against a much younger Canelo Alvarez on May 5, resulting in a unanimous decision in favor of Alvarez. During his post-fight interview Shane told Larry Merchant:. Sure enough, after an illustrious career as a fighter, Shane may just go into the promotion business like his longtime friend and rival Oscar De La Hoya. Shane Mosley was born on Sept.
Five-time, three-division titleholder Sugar Shane Mosley will follow his own advice. The year-old resident of Pomona, Calif. Mosley will now pursue the promotional aspects, beginning with the amateur career of his year-old son, Shane Mosley Jr. The second win over De La Hoya was at junior middleweight, as were the losses to to Wright and the draw with former titleholder, Sergio Mora. Mosley, who never has been stopped, demonstrated perhaps the most heart in his first loss to Forrest, getting up after having been floored twice and nearly stopped in the second round.