Shane Donte Mosley Jr.
September 7, 1971
On February 11, 1993, in Hollywood, he defeated Greg Puente by effective knockout in five rounds.
won the world title
On August 2, 1997, the IBF lightweight championship was secured, defeating Philip Holiday by unanimous decision. Mosley wrested the WBC welterweight title from Oscar De La Hoya on June 17, 2000, beating him by majority decision in Los Angeles. De la Hoya was his "client" because in the rematch fight, on September 13, 2003 in Las Vegas, Mosley defeated him again, this time by unanimous decision and took away the super welterweight belts endorsed by the WBC and the AMB. On February 10, 2007, he won the WBC welterweight title, defeating Luis Collazo, in Las Vegas. Then, on January 24, 2009, he defeated the Mexican Antonio Margarito by technical knockout in nine rounds and took the WBA super welterweight title from him.
He was world champion in three divisions: Lightweight, Welterweight and Super Welterweight.
Lost His Title
After eight successful defenses of the IBF lightweight title, he resigned to challenge for the WBC welterweight title and won it. He lost the WBC welterweight title to Vernon Forrest on January 26, 2002 in New York, losing by unanimous decision. On March 13, 2004, in Las Vegas, he unified his WBC and WBA super welterweight titles with Ronald Wright, IBF super welterweight champion, and lost by unanimous decision. In his second stage as welterweight champion, he lost the WBC welterweight title, without defending it, because he decided to challenge Miguel Cotto for the WBA welterweight belt and fell by unanimous decision on November 10, 2007. He lost the WBA welterweight superchampionship, which had won Antonio Margarito, because on May 7, 2001, in Las Vegas, he fought Manny Pacquiao for the WBO welterweight belt and was defeated by unanimous decision.
On November 27, 2013, in Sydney, Australia, he was defeated by Anthony Mundine by TKO in seven rounds, when they contested for the vacant WBA international super welterweight title.