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 Last update:  5/8/2011       Read more by Rick Reeno         
   
Freddie Roach Feels "Shane Mosley Should Retire"
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By Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Freddie Roach, trainer of WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, believes "Sugar" Shane Mosley should retire from boxing. According to Roach, Mosley was in survival mode for twelve rounds and never tried to win the fight.

The five-time "trainer of the year" was a little peeved over Mosley's performance and believes the fans walked away angry because the former three division champion was aiming to simply go the distance.

"I don't he tried to win the fight. I think he just tried to survive. I think that when you get to that point in boxing - you should just retire," Roach said.

Tags: Manny Pacquiao , Shane Mosley , Pacquiao-Mosley , Pacquiao vs Mosley , Freddie Roach



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comment by English puncher, on 05-08-2011
[QUOTE=kiaba360]Even that is debatable. It seems like Shane still has the skills, but he's missing the number one thing: heart. If he fights someone who has more heart and desire than he does, it's over. He was lucky to land a clean shot on Floyd, and Floyd was like, "**** that, I'm gonna come ba...

comment by English puncher, on 05-08-2011
I'm sorry but did we not know all this before the fight?? since the mayorga fight (which was his worst performance) the man has looked terrible in every fight except the margarito one ... this was interesting because of shane being natrually a bigger man, but he needs to call it day and hang them...

Everybody Has A Plan UNTIL They Get Hit By Pacquiao!
comment by tlarry, on 05-08-2011
The plan goes out the window once they climb in the ring and get hit by Manny Pacquiao, then they go into survival mode, trying not to get knocked out.

comment by kiaba360, on 05-08-2011
[QUOTE=FeFist]I don't think Mosley should retire, he is still capable of beating fighters like Berto and Ortiz. Really speaking what happened to him was similar to Bhop v Calzage only it looked worse because Pacquiao can actually punch and BHop is a better technician. If he goes up against op...

comment by Fistic, on 05-08-2011
[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP]MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Freddie Roach, trainer of WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, believes "Sugar" Shane Mosley should retire from boxing. According to Roach, Mosley was in survival mode for twelve rounds and never tried to win the fight. Click Here To Read More[...

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