After "Sugar" Shane Mosley was manhandled by year-old junior middleweight titlist Saul "Canelo" Alvarez -- who is the same age as Mosley's oldest son -- in a near-shutout decision loss on May 5 in Las Vegas, he joked with HBO's Larry Merchant during his postfight interview that, "When the kids start to beat you up, you might have to start promoting. Just want to thank you for showing me so much love," Mosley tweeted. Later, Mosley confirmed that he was indeed hanging up the gloves after a year career that will likely land him in the International Boxing Hall of Fame. I'm going into the promotional world, I'm training my son [year-old amateur Shane Mosley Jr.
Shane Mosley retires from ring at 40
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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. On February 11, a 21 year old Mosley made his professional boxing debut in a scheduled six round fight at the Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood , California.
Sugar Shane Mosley- A Career Retrospective
The tipster was later identified as Trevor Graham, the former coach of track and field stars Tim Montgomery and Marion Jones. Dozens of high profile athletes were subpoenaed to testify during the investigation, including Shane Mosley. Their testimony was confidential, but it was eventually leaked. In September , SI. Mosley said his former strength and conditioning coach, Darryl Hudson, convinced him to visit BALCO, and he only agreed to visit the lab to obtain legal supplements.
Sugar Shane Mosley won world titles as a lightweight, welterweight and junior middleweight and was, in the early s, widely regarded as the pound-for-pound king. Eventually, he is likely to be elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame. His career likely came to an end in November when he was stopped in the seventh round by Anthony Mundine in a junior middleweight fight in Australia, a loss that dropped the year-old to since His oldest son, year-old Shane Mosley Jr. His scheduled four-round middleweight bout against Mark Cordoba is on the undercard of the UniMas-televised main event between junior welterweights Jose Zepeda and Rob Frankel.