Shane Mosley Jr. (15-3) is very proud of his father.

On December 4th the International Boxing Hall of Fame balloting results were announced and "Sugar" Shane Mosley Sr will be one of the 3 male fighters who will be enshrined on June 14th in Canastota, New York.

The elder Mosley held world titles at 135, 147 and 154 pounds with his signature victories being 2 wins a piece over Oscar De La Hoya and Fernando Vargas.

"You know it is great. I am extremely proud of him. I think he deserves it obviously and I am going to be there so I can't wait to be there and celebrate with him," Mosley Jr. told

Not only did Mosley make the Hall of Fame on his first year on the ballot but this is also the first year with the IBHOF's new eligibility requirements.  Instead of having to retired for 5 years, fighter's now must only have been away from the ring for 3 years.  The tweak to the rules caused the list of fighters in the modern boxer category to grow to 41 fighters.

Along with Mosley, Bernard Hopkins and Juan Manuel Marquez will also be elected.  The Hall of Fame also added a women's category and Lucia Rijker and Christy Martin will also be enshrined.

"He put in a lot of years as a professional. I think he deserves it along with Bernard Hopkins, Juan Manuel Marquez, Lucia Rijker and Christy Martin. They all deserve it and I am glad that he is a part of that class," Mosley Jr. explained.

On February 22nd Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury will renew acquaintances in Las Vegas.  The two unbeaten heavyweights fought to a draw in December, 2018 and the younger Mosley also gave us his breakdown of that upcoming fight.

"My gut says Deontay just because he has punching power like no other. He has proven that time and time again but Fury is such a great boxer. To be that big and that fluid with his movement, it is hard for anybody. Whoever implements there game plan I think will win the fight," opined Mosley.

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