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"Sugar" Shane Mosley announced Monday that he was hanging up the gloves after an illustrious 19-year career that will likely earn him a place in the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
A month after losing to junior middleweight titlist Saul Alvarez by unanimous decision, the 40-year-old said he was going to concentrate on training his son, 21-year-old amateur Shane Mosley Jr., and promoting.
"I'm going to leave it alone," Mosley told ESPN.
"I'm good. I'm going into the promotional world, I'm training my son.
"It was a hell of a career. I'm happy for all the great memories and all the great fighters that I fought. Now it's time to give back. I'm ready to train my son full-time now."
Mosley won five world titles across three different weight titles and was never knocked out in his career, posting a 46-8-1 record.
He said he knew it was time to retire after being manhandled by the 21-year-old Alvarez on May 5 in Las Vegas.
"When you get older, you see what happens. You think you can do things. You see stuff that you think you can do, that you want to do, but you just can't do it anymore," Mosley said.
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Since "Sugar" Shane Mosley's first loss in 2001, he never really was the same guy, having a couple losses, wins, and draws here and there.His last two fights ended in some sad losses. Last year, he lost to Manny Pacquiao and then he got destroyed by 21-year-old Sual Alvarez a month ago.With that, the 40-year-old has decided to hang up the gloves, according to Dan Rafael...
Boxer ''Sugar'' Shane Mosley is retiring, ending a career in which he won titles in three different weight classes, beat Oscar De La Hoya twice and never was knocked out.
The 40-year-old announced on Twitter that he was hanging up his gloves, saying he ''loved every moment of it. Win, lose or draw.''
Mosley lost three of his last four fights, including...
'Sugar' Shane Mosley announced Monday he would walk away from boxing after a career spanning 19 years, five world titles, three weight classes, and countless memorable moments that will likely gain him entrance into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
"Good Morning everybody Just want to thank you for showing me so much love. Had a great career and loved every moment...
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