Shane Mosley and Sergio Mora engaged in a light middleweight bout last night at Los Angeles' Staples Center, producing a 12 round draw in a bout that looked more like a track and field event than a boxing match.
Mora's strategy entailed running from the 39 year old Mosley and clinching whenever the former multi-weight champion got into range. Mora's ten year youth advantage allowed him to wear down his opponent in this manner and there was very little action until the later rounds.
When Mosley began to tire by the tenth, Mora started to score well but could not take control of the contest. Mosley got his second wind by the eleventh with some good exchanges resulting.
Mosley became the boss in the final round by the time he finally could get to grips with Mora but it was too late to make a real difference in the scoring, which was announced as a draw with the cards going 114-114 even, 116-112 for Mosley and 115-113 for Mora.
Mosley goes to 46-6-1 (39) while Mora stands at 22-1-2 (6). More...