Tag: Shane Mosley
Former light heavyweight contender and boxing trainer, John Scully (at right) sent this photo, taken at the Foxwoods recently. Pictured with him , left to right, are Floyd Mayweather Sr., Peter Manfredo, Shane Mosley, and Vinny Pazienza.
November 24 Edition of Telefutura “SÓLO BOXEO TECATE” Classics to Feature Puerto Rican Superstar Miguel Cotto in a Pivotal 2007 Fight Against Sugar Shane Mosley as He Prepares for His December 1 World Title Clash Against Austin Trout
LOS ANGELES, CA, November 21, 2012 – TeleFutura “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” will broadcast a special Thanksgiving Classics edition featuring a pivotal bout in Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto’s career when he faced fellow superstar Sugar Shane Mosley on November 10, 2007 in an exciting 12-round welterweight world championship fight. The special Classics edition which will air on November 24 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT and will preview Cotto as he prepares for his December 1 fight against Austin Trout for Trout’s WBA Super Welterweight World Championship at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
In one of 2007′s most highly-anticipated fights, Cotto and Mosley gave fight fans everything they expected and more. The two battled back and forth for 12 fast-paced rounds, exchanging explosive shots before Cotto pulled out a close, but unanimous decision to retain his WBA Welterweight title for the third time. (continue reading…)
Fox Deportes Classics to Feature Exciting Fights Showcasing Miguel Cotto & Austin Trout on November 24 Ahead of Their December 1 World Title Clash
Cotto vs. Mosley & Trout vs. Alvarez to Be Re-Aired
LOS ANGELES, CA, November 21, 2012 – Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto returns to his home away from home on December 1 at Madison Square Garden in New York City where he will challenge Austin Trout for his WBA Super Welterweight World Championship. Before this meeting of champions in the “Mecca of Boxing,” FOX Deportes Classics delivers two of these fighters’ most impressive victories on Saturday, November 24 at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT.
First, the Classics will go back to February 5, 2011 when Trout shocked the boxing world by defeating Canelo Alvarez’ brother, Rigoberto Alvarez for the WBA Interim Super Welterweight crown. Then, the main event showcases Cotto as he entered the ring at Madison Square Garden on November 10, 2007 in an exciting 12-round welterweight championship bout against fellow superstar Sugar Shane Mosley. (continue reading…)
Floyd Mayweather; Eight-Time and Five-Division World Champion
“Tonight we gave the fans what they wanted to see. We matched the best with the best. Cotto was a very tough competitor and he won some rounds. He pushed me to the limits and this is what it’s all about.
“Miguel Cotto fought his ass off tonight and I want to congratulate him and his team. (continue reading…)
CANELO ALVAREZ VS. SUGAR SHANE MOSLEY; JESSIE VARGAS VS. STEVE FORBES; DEANDRE LATIMORE VS. CARLOS QUINTANA; OMAR FIGUEROA VS. ROBBIE CANNON; KEITH THURMAN VS. BRANDON HOSKINS
Canelo Alvarez, WBC Super Welterweight World Champion
“I can only say good things about Sugar Shane Mosley. He is a great champion, but I have trained hard for this fight and I feel that I am going to win it. It’s going to be a victory for all of Mexico.
“Mosley is a great fighter and despite his age, he has taken very good care of his body. (continue reading…)