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Shane Mosley Jr. Discusses Latest Win and Future Plans

By Carlos Boogs

This past Saturday night, prospect Shane Mosley Jr. (7-1) won a hard fought majority decision over Roberto Yong in Phoenix, Arizona on his father's undercard.  It was Mosley's first six rounder.

Shane Jr. had a better result than his father, former three division world champion 'Sugar' Shane Mosley, who lost an interim-WBA welterweight title fight to David Avanesyan, and admitted that it was a different experience without his father in his corner giving him instructions.

"It was a little different. My dad would have been in my corner but for the most part everybody else would that was there would have been in my corner except  Roberto (Duran) Jr. Originally Roberto Sr. (who trained Shane Sr.) would have been in my corner but he couldn't be running back and forth. I thought that he did a good job. We were all on the same page leading up to the fight," said Mosley Jr.

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The victory was Mosley Jr.'s third of the year and he plans on staying very active regardless of whether or not his father decides to retire or continue on with his career.

"I am going to sit down with my team and see what is next. Yong has been in with a lot of good guys. I believe his record is deceiving when you look at his record.  Look at the guys he's fought. It was a good learning experience. I'm going to go back to the gym with my dad and keep getting better," Mosley Jr. stated.

Mosley has now won five fights in a row since suffering his first career defeat, via close four round split decision to Marchristopher Adkins.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jamie harris on 06-03-2016

again no boxing knowledgebase. Mosley jnr will not make the top like eubank Jr I'm afraid

Comment by Boxfan83 on 06-03-2016

[QUOTE=Rip Chudd;16760947]Ok i'll ask....why?[/QUOTE] Seems like the Mosleys are looking to get paid, Jr. has already done that BKB thing, he has an L on his boxing record and just squeaked by another fight. By the time he gets up…

Comment by Rip Chudd on 06-03-2016

[QUOTE=Boxfan83;16760846]He should just learn Jiu Jitsu and join the UFC.[/QUOTE] Ok i'll ask....why?

Comment by kavi521 on 06-03-2016

Eubank, Benn, Mosley and Chavez kids have all taken up boxing which is a huge step to take. Eubank is a gymaholic is learning a lot. Saunder fight he took too long to get into the fight. I think people…

Comment by Boxfan83 on 06-03-2016

He should just learn Jiu Jitsu and join the UFC.

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