Shane Mosley gassed and got picked apart by Floyd Mayweather. Even more damning was his lackluster fight against Sergio Mora. So how is he going to compete with the best fighter in the business? It sure looks like age has caught up with "Sugar" Shane and he's in real trouble against Manny Pacquiao.
Mosley, 39, says ignore the last two fights.
"I don't think those fights have anything to do with what I do against Pacquiao, because styles make fights," said Mosley during a prefight teleconference. "But if it wasn't for those two fights, I probably wouldn't be here today. So those fights were needed."
Needed for what? Was he lacking experience or rounds? Or did he need to look lackluster to get this fight with Pacquiao? That's up for interpretation.
If you listen to Bob Arum, Freddie Roach and Manny Pacquiao, they chose Mosley based on his history as an action fighter who could help sell pay-per-views, not because he's an easy mark.
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