The American professional boxer, nicknamed ‘Sugar’ was at one time considered the top pugilist in the world, holding world titles in three weight divisions: IBF lightweight, WBC welterweight, as well as the WBC, WBA super-welterweight.
He was selected as the ‘Fighter of the Year’ in 1998 by the Boxing Writers Association of America. He was also given the same honor by the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2000 and later named best pound-for-pound fighter by The Ring in 2000 and 2001.
Mosley has stepped in the ring to face some of the biggest names in the sport, fighting Oscar De La Hoya twice, Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao.
His current record stands at 48 wins (40 KO), nine losses, one draw and one no contest. After being retired since 2013, he came back on the ring the 29th August 2014, winning Ricardo Mayorga.
Today, Shane Mosley turns 44 years old. We wish him all the best and recall his visit to SPORTEL America 2014 !