Mosley vs. Cano: WBC To Salute 'Sugar' Shane in Mexico

By Miguel Rivera

The World Boxing Council (WBC) will pay tribute to former three division world champion Shane Mosley, 41-years-old, for his 20-year career when he faces Mexican Pablo Cesar Cano on the 18th of May in Cancun. Mosley, who debuted on February 11, 1993, will be honored at the show, according to WBC president Jose Sulaiman. Mosley (46-8-1, 39 KO's) will face Cano (26-2-1, 20 KO's) at the Oasis Hotel and the show will also feature Sergio “Yeyo” Thompson (30-2-0, 28 KO’s) and Ricardo “Rocky” Juárez (29-10-1, 21 KO’s) on the undercard. Televisa and Fox Sports Deportes will televise.

"You have to give him credit for what he did in his career and what he gave to boxing," Sulaiman said. "The WBC want to do a tribute to him in Cancun. We view this fight as a retirement fight. He was an outstanding fighter and a great champion for the World Boxing Council," Sulaiman said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Good Boy on 03-22-2013

Hopefully he gets the WBC Latino Welterweight belt :) War mosley

Comment by ElBossHogg™ on 03-22-2013

yeah 21 gun salute. Mosley will never be the same after this fight.

Comment by nycsmooth on 03-22-2013

nice guy Shane is all finished & MX is 1 of the few places he can get a license & 2 keep boxing as he's got very little $$, expenses, that big divorce , legal bills w/the peds...he's w/GBP in…

Comment by elfag on 03-22-2013

[QUOTE=hougigo;13171543]oh, I thought they were going to give a made up belt to him. He's not retiring after though...[/QUOTE] They are, this is for the WBC Depends Belt [IMG][/IMG]

Comment by Cuauhtémoc1520 on 03-22-2013

Is Mosley broke? Seriously because if he loses this one, it's not going to look good.

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