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Mosley Disagees: Mayweather Should Be Facing Porter

By Ryan Burton

When Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced that his 49th and final fight would be against former welterweight champion Andre Berto, the reviews weren't glowing to say the least.  You can also put future Hall of Famer "Sugar" Shane Mosley in that category.

BoxingScene.com caught up with Mosley at his Las Vegas media day for his August 29th pay-per-view showdown against his nemesis Ricardo Mayorga.

Mosley feels that Mayweather should be facing his friend and sparring partner Shawn Porter instead.

"Mayweather is an excellent fighter. He is sharp and he is fast. Berto is a B, A minus fighter.  He really should be fighting Shawn Porter who is coming off a victory over Adrien Broner. You have Keith Thurman and all of these young fighters and myself,  myself included - willing to fight Mayweather. I can't see it but he knows best," Mosley stated.

Mayweather-Berto takes place on September 12th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mosley fought, and lost a twelve round decision, to Mayweather in May of 2010.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by damian War on 08-15-2015

[QUOTE=TheStranger;15969696]Algieri didn't win that fight though. Nobody can tell me he did. He earned a draw at best and there should have been a rematch instead of it propelling him into a fight with Pacquiao. Berto isn't a worse opponent…

Comment by TheStranger on 08-15-2015

Algieri didn't win that fight though. Nobody can tell me he did. He earned a draw at best and there should have been a rematch instead of it propelling him into a fight with Pacquiao. Berto isn't a worse opponent…

Comment by ADP02 on 08-15-2015

[QUOTE=LarryXXX;15969319]Algeri=0 wins at ww=never in his life was ranked at ww.[/QUOTE] Manny was expected to fight Provodnikov or should I say the winner of Provodnikov vs Algieri. The undefeated Algieri spoiled it by winning the fight. BTW - Manny fought…

Comment by ADP02 on 08-15-2015

[QUOTE=SchoolTheseCats;15968824]And if you read another post I said it's a crap fight the min someone say anything that's in Floyd good graces the automatically become a Floyd defender lol y'all need to stop dedicating so much time to floyd it's…

Comment by MASTERBX on 08-15-2015

Mayweather is leaving this sport on his terms unlike Mosley. A mail order bride took all of his money and his belts... sad case that Mosley.

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