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Alberto Mosquera Plans To Remain at Welterweight

by Ricardo Mendez Archibold

After being knocked out and suffering his first defeat in 26 professional fights, Panamanian fighter Alberto "Machine Gun" Mosquera made it known that he plans to remain in the welterweight division, after crumbling last Wednesday against Venezuelan Charlie Navarro, who pulled off an unexpected knockout in the ninth assault. With the loss, Mosquera lost his WBC Fecarbox welterweight crown and probably will drop heavily in the world rankings of the World Boxing Council.
 
"I'm staying at 147. I feel great at the weight. What can we do? We have to gain more in defeat than in victory," concluded Mosquera.

After the loss, Navarro recommended to Mosquera to return to 140-pounds.

"I sent him a message that it's best to move down to 140 pounds, because he went up to a tough division where there are many great fighters from all over the world," Navarro said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by richardt on 06-10-2014

Well, at least Mosquera doesn't wear Mascara..........or fishnets, other devices that are hush, lol.

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