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Shane Mosley Eyes Return, Alexander, Malignaggi

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com has been advised by multiple sources that former three-division world champion "Sugar" Shane Mosley (46-8-1, 39KOs) has contacted Golden Boy Promotions about possibly facing WBA welterweight champion Paulie "Magic Man" Malignaggi and IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander "The Great". 

Mosley retired after his lopsided May loss to Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.  Evidently with the time off Mosley feels rejuvenated and wants to make one last run, this time in the welterweight division.

Malignaggi is the leading candidate and is slated to return in April at the Barclays Center in his hometown of Brooklyn, NY.  Showtime will most likely televise his next fight.  Alexander is scheduled to face his mandatory challenger Kell Brook. The fight was booked for January 19th but an injury to Brook will push it back a few weeks - meaning that a potential fight against Mosley couldn't happen till late in the Spring at the earliest.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by bulldognyc on 12-13-2012

Let him fight! In the words of drago, if he dies, he dies! This is the blood sport along with kickboxing and mma. We say we want everyone to be safe, but we tune in because we like fist fights!…

Comment by rasdun on 12-12-2012

[QUOTE=philb;12806964]I never understood the hate mosley gets seem like every internet couch warrior got some joke. In the wake of pacman doin a faceplant and takin a power nap on live tv i find it funny mosley still gettin hated…

Comment by Big Lou on 12-12-2012

Alexander/Brook winner vs Malinaggi/Mosley winner. Make it happen Goldenboy.

Comment by Rhyme 4 Rhyme on 12-12-2012

No no more ****ty Shane please...

Comment by *Boss* on 12-12-2012

[QUOTE=radioraheem;12806042]Yeah, he's still with that. She was dissin the sh*t outta Mayorga a week ago. Bella seems to ride hard for Shane. Even if she's out to clean him for some money, she would be an amateur compared to his…

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