Shane Mosley (R) is 1-3-1 in his last five fights, but has no plans to retire (AP)One of the saddest sights in professional sports is trying to watch a one-time great who is well past his or her prime still trying to compete.
Willie Mays played long past his prime (AP file photo)Willie Mays is, arguably, the greatest all-around player in Major League Baseball history, but if you only saw him playing for the New York Mets in the 1973 World Series, you'd have a hard time believing that.
Similarly, Johnny Unitas is one of the best quarterbacks to have ever lived, but definitely not to those who only saw him play for the San Diego Chargers.
There have been countless boxers in similar situations and fans and media routinely plead with them to retire. Most recently, Roy Jones Jr. and Evander Holyfield have fallen in that situation, fighting on long since their skills have left them.
Shane Mosley, the one-time lightweight, welterweight and super welterweight champion who is one of the best fighters of the last 20 years or so, is another of them.
Shane Mosley's Twitter accountMosley defeated Pablo Cesar Cano by a unanimous decision on Saturday in Mexico,Read More »from Shane Mosley plans to chase another world title, so don’t ask him to retire