Backers for Shane Mosley say the American boxer has withdrawn
from his scheduled bout with Anthony Mundine in Sydney on Wednesday
due to a contract dispute.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer issued a statement
from Los Angeles saying ”we have no choice but to protect our
fighter” because terms of the contract had not been met.
The official weigh-in was scheduled for Tuesday afternoon in
Sydney, but local media reported Mosley had already been spotted at
the airport and Golden Boy Promotions says ”boxing superstar Sugar
Shane Mosley will instead be going home.”
In a statement, Mosley said: ”I’m very disappointed with this
turn of events because I was planning on making a big statement by
beating Mundine, but I was left with no choice but to