Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Sulaiman Critical of Mosley's Efforts Against Pacquiao - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
• Register A Free Account
• Account Login
• Boxing Schedule
• Boxing Champions
• Boxing Downloads
• Boxing Forums
• Boxing News Wire
• Boxing Photos
• Boxing History
• Boxer Search
• Fantasy Betting
• Feedback
• Fitness and Health  
• Free Homepage
• Mixed Martial Arts
• Pound For Pound
• Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  5/10/2011       Read more by Ronnie Nathanielsz         
   
Sulaiman Critical of Mosley's Efforts Against Pacquiao
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

By Ronnie Nathanielsz

World Boxing Council president is among those who were terribly disappointed over the manner in which former three-time world champion Sugar Shane Mosley refused to stand and fight against pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao in their WBO welterweight title fight in Las Vegas on Sunday.

Sulaiman told the Philippine Daily Inquirer there was “a tremendous disappointment at the MGM Grand Garden Aren after the fight because the fans were expecting what they bought their tickets for: a great fight.”

The WBC president said that what happened proved he was correct in his opinion that Mosley was “going to be an easy target for the great Manny Pacquiao.”

Sulaiman refrained from directly criticizing Top Rank promoter Bob Arum. He said “I don't criticize the promoter if he can make money and the boxing fans buy his advertising. But there should be the general media to call it the way it is, so those that those that pay the money to see fights are aware."

He said that after his devastating loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr and what he described as the “gift of a draw which should have been a loss in his prior fight” against Sergio Mora, Sulaiman stressed “there could be no expectation of a good fight, as I said it from the very beginning.”

In fact Sulaiman said “I changed the channel in the 8th round, as the only thing that Mosley did was run and run at the pace of an almost 40 year old boxer.”

Sulaiman also said that while Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is a truly promising young fighter he believes he needs at least another year and a few more good fights before being ready to face a fighter like Pacquiao.

While there are some fans who believe Alvarez should face Pacquiao, the WBC president said it was premature.

He also pointed out that Alvarez who is the WBC super welterweight champion would have a hard time moving down to the welterweight limit while Pacquiao has made it clear he would not move up to 154 pounds to face anybody.

Tags: Manny Pacquiao , Shane Mosley , Pacquiao-Mosley , Pacquiao vs Mosley , Jose Sulaiman


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by LeadUppercut, on 05-11-2011
[QUOTE=flint]frauddy roac,arum,and pacroid already knew mosley was shot. i'm glad it back fired and the fans boooooooooooed. pacroid and his crew got exactly what they deserved[/QUOTE] Bump......

comment by LeadUppercut, on 05-11-2011
[QUOTE=hvirk]it's really easy to fight someone who was taken apart systematically just a year ago....[/QUOTE] STOP !! Do you mean like Diaz, Hoya, Hatton, Cotto, Clottey, Margarito, and Mosley ? :nonono:

comment by julian25, on 05-10-2011
I cant believe u guys dont see it!!! Im talking to Pactards here. Mosley never had a shot. I was hoping he would just throw his right, but it never came. This is what happened.... Arum-"Sugar, you'll get the fight against Pacroid, but you haaaave to lose. Understand, son?" SSM-"N!gga what??...

comment by flint, on 05-10-2011
frauddy roac,arum,and pacroid already knew mosley was shot. i'm glad it back fired and the fans boooooooooooed. pacroid and his crew got exactly what they deserved

comment by hvirk, on 05-10-2011
it's really easy to fight someone who was taken apart systematically just a year ago.... it's like martinez whooping pavlik, bernard showed the way.... as far as mosley, floyd pressed the pace in that fight and the 'old man' couldn't keep up... and that's what roach was asking for 'intensit...

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (17) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Broner Donates 1,000 Tickets To...
  Kid Galahad: I'd Beat Quigg And...
  Donnie Nietes is Chasing The Re...
  Joseph Parker Continues To Gene...
  Khan: Algieri Doesn't Have The ...
  Adrien Broner Hopes Matthysse o...
  Bernard Hopkins: No Pressure on...
  Penalosa Rips Magdaleno For Hav...
  Mayweather Sr: I Want Floyd To ...
  Siaca To Face Murdock on Novemb...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.