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CompuBox Review: Mosley Dominated as a Lightweight

Shane Mosley, who recently announced his retirement, was a dominant force as lightweight champion. Shane landed 46% of his total punches, while opponents landed just 23%. If Mosley was fighting at lightweight today, his +24 rating would be second only to Floyd Mayweather's +25. [+/- rating determined by subtracting opponent's connect percentage from listed fighter's connect percentage.]

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by IMDAZED on 06-05-2012

[QUOTE=PED User;12209162]I still think Mosley was a terrific fighter at 135, I just don't see this sizable drop in performance once he moved up. He looked sensational in some fights at 135, like Johnson and Ceballos. Is anyone gonna say…

Comment by IronDanHamza on 06-05-2012

[QUOTE=PED User;12209162]I still think Mosley was a terrific fighter at 135, I just don't see this sizable drop in performance once he moved up. He looked sensational in some fights at 135, like Johnson and Ceballos. Is anyone gonna say…

Comment by Thread Stealer on 06-05-2012

[QUOTE=IronDanHamza;12209121]Agree whole heartedly. Mosley only looked so dominant because his opposition was so pityful. I mean, if he fought every ranked contender he would still have dominated most of them. But, he only fought like 1 or 2 ranked fighters.…

Comment by IronDanHamza on 06-05-2012

[QUOTE=Paclan;12209134][B]Mosley was a beast at lightweight but for some reason he became sloppy as hell when he moved up in weight[/B]. He stopped focusing on anything except landing his right hand and his jab turned into a lazy, useless pillow…

Comment by Thread Stealer on 06-05-2012

[QUOTE=Paclan;12209134]Mosley was a beast at lightweight but for some reason he became sloppy as hell when he moved up in weight. He stopped focusing on anything except landing his right hand and his jab turned into a lazy, useless pillow…

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