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Mosley-Mora Finalized For September 18 at Staples Center

By Lem Satterfield

The battle of Los Angeles is set to move forward on September 18 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer confirms that a deal has been reached. Former champions Shane Mosley (46-6, 39KOs) and Sergio Mora (22-1-1, 6KOs) will collide in a junior middleweight crossroads fight on a Golden Boy promoted pay-per-view event with a theme centered around the 200th anniversary of Mexico's Independence Day.

"It's going to be Sugar Shane Mosley versus Sergio Mora from The Staples Center. It's actually Sugar Shane Mosley's 10-year anniversary since being at The Staples' Center when he beat Oscar De La Hoya. So, now, he's coming back," said Schaefer.

Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya is planning a trip to Mexico to discuss the undercard appearance of unbeaten welterweight/junior middleweight prospect Saul Alvarez. Junior welterweight Victor Ortiz has also been mentioned as a possible candidate to land an undercard slot on the show.

Lem Satterfield is the boxing editor at AOL FanHouse and the news editor at BoxingScene.com. To read more from Lem Satterfield, go to AOL FanHouse by Clicking Here.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Evil Abed on 07-01-2010

[QUOTE=tottenham19;8739563]If Mosley does anything but KO Mora he should retire after this fight.[/QUOTE] Why? No one has KO'ed Sergio Mora has a good chin. This fight will go twelve.

Comment by tottenham19 on 07-01-2010

If Mosley does anything but KO Mora he should retire after this fight.

Comment by RINGG on 07-01-2010

I was a big Mosley fan but he's going to need to back the hands of time for this one.

Comment by kingfaze19 on 07-01-2010

this fight doesnt interest me one bit, and its a ppv fight ? i dont if its 20 bucks, its not worth a quarter. but i guess this will be like a tune-up for mosley to set up a big…

Comment by Walt Liquor on 07-01-2010

i can't express how much I hate this fight in words. That's for you BP

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