Shane Mosley

Sugar Shane Mosley and the bogeyman

Twenty years after seeing both his unbeaten record and reputation ruined, Shane Mosley explains why Vernon Forrest was a fighter he could not defeat. By Elliot Worsell.
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Beating Shane Mosley – Twice! – Not the defining standard of Vernon Forrest’s too-short life

For many boxers who sweat and bleed and toil to achieve something truly momentous in a sport that frequently can be harsh and unforgiving, what Vernon “The Viper” Forrest accomplished on Jan. 26, 2002, would almost certainly qualify as the high point of their earthly existence. That was the night in the Theater at Madison Square Garden when Forrest, as a 7-1 underdog, knocked down the undefeated “Sugar” Shane Mosley twice to not only wrest the WBC welterweight title from a man then widely considered to be the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet, but did so in convincing fashion. The unanimous decision for Forrest was free of any hint of controversy, as evidenced by the official scorecards that had him winning by wide 118-108, 117-108 and 115-110 margins.
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Fury-Wilder 3: Sugar Shane Mosley believes trainer Malik Scott will have improved Wilder

All eyes will be on the glamour division this weekend as Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder fever once again takes over the boxing world. Former three-division world champion and 2020 Hall of Fame inductee Sugar Shane Mosley has been retired for over five years now, but he remains a staunch fight fan and is eagerly anticipating Saturday’s heavyweight trilogy bout at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Boxing Scene

Shane Mosley Reveals He Bet $1M On Himself To Beat Canelo In 2012 Loss When Purse Was $600K

“Sugar” Shane Mosley’s unanimous decision loss to Canelo Alvarez not only impacted his professional record but his wallet as well, the Hall of Fame fighter has revealed. "They were gonna pay me $600,000 [for the Alvarez fight], but I made a bet for a million dollars that I was gonna beat Canelo, and if I would've won I’d have $6 million," Mosley told Mario Lopez on “OK Bet.”

Mike Tyson, Ray Leonard and Shane Mosley on how to beat Mayweather

Mike Tyson, Sugar Ray Leonard and Shane Mosely discuss how to beat Floyd Mayweather. Is is hard to work out oftentimes on how to beat an undefeated fighter for the simple reason, they’ve never been beat. There’s no blueprint there. When it came to Floyd Mayweather of the recent generation...