SHANE MOSLEY: "I'M GOING TO 140; I WANT TO FIGHT PACQUIAO FOR HIS BELT"
"I'm going down to 140 and I want to fight Pacquiao for his belt because that's a belt I had never won. I have never won the jr. welterweight belt before. Also, at the same time, I can pick up the pound-for-pound belt. I believe I can make the weight so let's do it! There should be no 143, 141, 142 or all this other stuff. I'm going to 140 and fighting at his weight...I'm ready to make the sacrifice once again to get down to 140 or whatever it is. I used to make a big sacrifice to get to lightweight. I know how to make the weight. I know how to get down there and get to the weight and be strong so I can do it one more time to fight Pacquiao," stated welterweight champion Sugar Shane Mosley as he made it clear that he's ready to move all the way down to 140 to meet jr. welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao at his own weight in hopes of capturing the title he never got and proving that he's truly the best pound-for-pound fighter in the sport. You don't want to miss what he had to say!
Fortunately, I actually got the phone call before the press release was sent out, so needless to say, I was much more stunned to hear how serious he was about moving down to 140 than I was when I read it in the press release.
But yo...he's a dead serious about it! I gotta give the guy props. I don't know if it would be a good look for him to fight Manny at 140, but damn...Shane Mosley is a true throwback fighter. I know people are thinking that he's desparate for money because of the divorce and all, but from my understanding, he's definitely not. In fact, I think it's safe to say that Mayweather is more desparate for money than Mosley is.