Shane Mosley is a retired boxer who has been named best active boxer multiple times in his career. He is popular with the name of Sugar among the fans & competitors. Now, let’s check out the Shane Mosley’s net worth in 2018.
Shane Mosley Early Life
Shane Mosley was born on 7th September 1971 in Lynwood, California at the home of street fighter Jack. He is the youngest of three siblings. Mosley has two older sisters whose name are Cerena & Venus. At the young age, he sees his father competing in the street fights that make him crazy for boxing. He was raised in Pomona, California.
Shane Mosley Career, Awards & Achievements
Before competing professionally, Mosley had a successful amateur career that started in 1989. He competed for an amateur for three years & won a plethora of titles, such as World Junior Championship Silver medal, Lightweight United States Amateur Championship & the Goodwill Games Bronze Medal.
He made his professional debut at the age of 21 years on 11th February 1993 against Greg Puente in a six round fight. He won his debut fight with a quick margin. In the next two years, he won all his fights in a convenient manner. Shane won 23 straight fights & stay unbeaten until May 1997.
Mosley won his first world title in the form of the IBF Lightweight Championship by defeating Philip Holiday on 2nd August 1997. He successfully defends this championship eight times against opponents, such as Mexican Manuel Gomez, Demetrio Ceballos, John John Molina, Wilfrido Ruiz, Jesse James Leija, & John Brown.
After his eighth fight, he vacated the title & move to the welterweight division. He won his first two fights in this weight category. In his third fight, he beat Oscar Da La Hoya to win lineal, WBC, & IBA welterweight titles. Mosley defended his titles successfully against Antonio Diaz, Shannan Taylor, & Adrian Stone. Shane tastes his first defeat at the hands of Vernon Forrest on 26th January 2002. He lost his rematch against Forrest on 20 July 2002. For next some years, he competed in the light middleweight division against opponents, such as De La Hoya II, Ronald Wright, David Estrada, & Fernando Vargas. Overall, Shane retired from the professional boxing in August 2017 with 49 wins & 10 loses.
Shane Mosley Personal Life
This great professional boxer has been married once in his life with Jin Sheehan in November 2002. The couple divorced with each other in 2010 & had three children together. He had a son from the previous relationship, named Shane Mosley Jr. who made his professional debut in 2014.
Awards & Achievements
There are a plethora of awards won by this amazing boxer in his glorious career. He was named “Fighter of the Year” award by the Boxing Writers Association of America in 1998. Additionally, Mosley was named best active boxer in the world by The Ring for two consecutive years in 2000 & 2001. Also, he is a four-time champion winning WBC Welterweight, IBF Lightweight & WBA Super titles.
Net Worth of Shane Mosley
The Shane Mosley’s net worth is $13.5 million. This amazing fighter has earned so much money by winning professional fights in his glorious career. He receives more than $2 million each for some of its fights that allow him to earn so much income.
Without any doubt, Shane Mosley is a great name in the professional boxing industry who has been part of many memorable bouts. We believe now he enjoys his retired life happier for the rest of the life.