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Magomed Kurbanov vs. Shane Mosley is on for May 5?

By Alexey Sukachev and Alexey Uralets (Allboxing.ru)

According to a source in RCC Boxing Promotions, which is a relatively new creation of well-known Russian promoter German Titov, its rapidly rising young gun Magomed "The Black Lion" Kurbanov (10-0, 8 KOs) will face a ring legend in his very next fight.

According to the source, former three-division champion Shane Mosley (49-10-1, 41 KOs) has already signed a contract to clash against Kurbanov on May 5 in Ekaterinburg, Russia.

Kurbanov, 21, has scored five wins in 2015 and five more in 2016. His biggest victory is a shutout over Filipino veteran Dennis Laurente in November 2016. Laurente (50-7-5 at the time) was decked once and barely went the distance, losing in dominant fashion on the judges' scorecards.

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Mosley, 45, held titles in lightweight (1997-1999), welterweight (2000-2002, 2009-2010) and light middleweight (2003-2004) divisions. However, he is just 3-5-1 since his last big win over Antonio Margarito more than eight years ago. In his latest fight, he has lost to another Russian fighter, David Avanesyan, on points.

On the same card, there will be more familiar names. WBC #10 / WBO #12 welterweight Dmitry Mikaylenko (22-1, 10 KOs), WBO #3 and IBF #11 super featherweight Evgueny Chuprakov (17-0, 9 KOs), another super featherweight Mikhail Alexeev (9-0, 4 KOs) and former IBF featherweight titlist Evgeny Gradovich (22-2-1, 9 KOs) are also scheduled to take part in the show.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by millcitymauler on 02-18-2017

[QUOTE=OctoberRed;17434404]Mosley about to meet his end like Hopkins[/QUOTE] Just as long as it is the end. I hate seeing the Shane that beat Oscar so beautifully the first time, reduced to this.

Comment by g27region on 02-18-2017

[QUOTE=BluDivision;17434321]But going to Russia (where the rules against doping seem lenient) could be dangerous. SMH. Just a bad idea!![/QUOTE] Yes, it is. I agree, they need to test Mosley because it's the American fighter who was caught juicing before [QUOTE=richardt;17434758]Pretty…

Comment by richardt on 02-18-2017

Pretty bad when Mosley's name is on the right hand side of the versus against an unknown! Thats when you know you are way past done!

Comment by Clegg on 02-18-2017

Sad to see Shane at this point of his career. He gave us a lot of memorable nights. Shame he's low on money because he married that twisted gold digger. I remember when she signed up on here, I regret…

Comment by MrMORENO on 02-18-2017

Shanes gonna mess around & go 2 Russia & end up like Briggs against Klitschko

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