Whereas many commentators are focusing on the fights they want to see made, or the fights that have been made and have made them the most excited, I am in more of a "the glass is half-empty" mood at the start of this year. In keeping with that spirit, and the continued in-action of the heavyweight division with more pointless rematches, here are the five fights that I most...
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Anthony Mundine became the WBA international super welterweight champion after Shane Mosley refused to answer the bell, complaining of back spasms, in round seven bring the fight to a close. With the win, Mundine improves his record to 45-5. Ready to fight five weeks ago (the fight was delayed due to contractual disputes) looked to display his best against...
Shane Mosley is one of the nicest athletes I have ever met and hopefully this will be the last time he fights.
I have never been one to tell an athlete when they should retire, but Mosley is way past his prime and I worry he is putting his health at risk every time he steps into the ring.
He was fighting in Australia against Anthony Mundine and was force to quit on his stool after...
Anthony Mundine scored a sixth-round technical knockout over Shane Mosley on Wednesday in their WBA international super welterweight title fight, the first time the American has failed to go the distance.
The 42-year-old Mosley (47-9-1) retired just ahead of the seventh round due to back spasms.
He said he would decide after he returns to the U.S. whether he would retire.
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2013
Australia's Anthony Mundine says he'll fight American Shane Mosley in a rescheduled WBA light-middleweight bout Nov. 27 in Sydney.
The 42-year-old Mosley, who has held world titles at lightweight, welterweight and light-middleweight, was originally scheduled to fight Mundine, a former rugby league player, on Oct. 23.
Mosley walked out the day before the initial fight and...
Via AP on Fox
November 06, 2013
This is the face of a person who gets $300,000 for doing absolutely nothing.
With concerns being raised to whether or not former three-division champ Shane Mosley should continue to fight or not, it turns out those concerned with Mosley fighting on have no need to worry tomorrow, as Mosley has pulled out of his bout with Anthony Mundine according to ESPN.
Citing breach of contract...
Shane Mosely was scheduled to fight Anthony Mundine this Wednesday, but now is headed home. The legendary boxer, Shane Mosely was in Sydney, Australia where the bout was to take place. Shane Mosely was also advised by his managers to leave for home last week when Team Mosely had fear of not getting his purse […]
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - And it’s over … it never even started. Mosley vs Mundine is off. Here’s the official press release from the people at Golden Boy Promotions BREACH OF CONTRACT FORCES MOSLEY TO WITHDRAW FROM OCT. 23 BOUT AGAINST ANTHONY MUNDINE LOS ANGELES (October 21) - Scheduled to face Anthony Mundine at the Sydney Entertainment Centre in Australia on October 23, boxing...
Interim WBA light middleweight champion Anthony Mundine has been accused of racism after making disparaging remarks about the heritage of his upcoming opponent, fellow Australian Aboriginal Daniel Geale.
Mundine said of Tasmanian-born Geale at a pre-fight media conference that he thought ''they wiped all the Aborigines from Tasmania out'' - referencing a colonial...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2012
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Unified IBF/WBA middleweight champion, Daniel "Real Deal" Geale (28-1, 15 KOs), and Anthony Mundine (44-4, 26 KOs), are giving fans the chance to join their respective teams ahead of their highly anticipated IBF middleweight world title clash in 2013 by signing up for a special website for the upcoming rematch Mundine vs. Geale II.
Conceived by the event's promotional...