Advertisement
Advertisement

Freddie Roach Feels "Shane Mosley Should Retire"

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.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by English puncher on 05-08-2011

[QUOTE=kiaba360;10503797]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…

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…

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;10502278]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…

Comment by Fistic on 05-08-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;10497973]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.…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (59)
Top Headlines Adonis Stevenson With Vicious Knockout of Williams in Four Adonis Stevenson vs. Thomas Williams: LIVE BScene Scorecard Ruslan Provodnikov Meets With Promoter, Return is Anticipated Eleider Alvarez Beats Robbie Berridge, On Course For Stevenson Frampton’s Promoter: Santa Cruz is Carl’s Toughest Fight Yet Keith Thurman vs. Danny Garcia Potentially in Early 2017 Adonis Stevenson vs. Thomas Williams - CompuBox Review Photos/Weights: Luis Nery vs. David Sanchez in Tijuana Photos/Weights: Antonio Orozco vs. Lopez, Joseph Diaz vs. Proa Carl Frampton After the Scales: This Was Easy and I Feel Great SHO VP: Wilder vs. Joshua in Late 2017, Could Be Pay-Per-View Photos: Mikey Garcia vs. Rojas Malignaggi-Bracero Battle Ready Photos: Frampton, Santa Cruz Ready For War at Barclays Center Video: Frampton Fans in Force at Weighin For Leo Santa Cruz Antonio Gutierrez vs. Jorge Melendez, LA Fight Club on 9/2 Juan Carlos Camacho Jr. Goes Pro With Miguel Cotto Thomas Williams: TKO Loss To Gabriel Campillo Doesn’t Define Me Chisora Unlikely To Land Whyte, Trying To Get Helenius Rematch Weights From Brooklyn: Santa Cruz 125.4, Frampton 125 Frampton To Santa Cruz: I'll Be The Bigger Man on Fight Night Adrien Broner's Request For Early Release From Jail is Denied Tyson Fury To Take On UKAD Over Drug Test Results Adonis Stevenson-Thomas Williams: Pre-Fight Report Card Lara's Manager on The Possibility of Facing Gennady Golovkin Roach: Me and Pacquiao Remain in Boxing To Get Mayweather Verdejo's Manager Says Flanagan Clash Possible For November Frank Warren on Crawford: Best American in a Long Time Amir Khan: I'd Need 6 Months of MMA Training For McGregor MGM Liverpool Launches, Will Promote October Show Leo Santa Cruz Motivated To Make Frampton Taste First Defeat Dennis Ceylan vs. Ryan Walsh For Euro Crown on October 15 Marquez's Coach: Estrada, Ramirez Best in Mexico - NOT Canelo Nacho Praises Marquez For Rejecting Cotto's Weight Demand Christian Hammer vs. Timur Stark Set For September 17 Wilcox dominant, Miljas impresses at Toronto boxing show Hatton: Gennady Golovkin's Size Will Be Too Much For Brook Juan Manuel Lopez vs. Wilfredo Vazquez on Oct. 1, Puerto Rico Jacobs vs. Mora II, Easter vs. Commey, Kauffman on Sept. 9 Robert Guerrero-Adrien Broner Will Be Targeted, Says Manager Marcos Maidana, Robert Garcia To Sit Down and Discuss Future
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement