Shane Mosley Net Worth

Shane Mosley Net Worth: How Much Did “Sugar” Shane Earn in the Ring?

“Sugar” Shane Mosley took many hits in his boxing career, but nothing like the one he got from a family law judge.

The three-time champion had been avoiding his child support payments for almost a year. Because of this, a judge ordered him to pay his ex-wife, Jin Mosley, $180,000.

But that wasn’t all.

The judge also made him pay $85,000 for their shared tax debt. This brought his total debt to $265,000. On top of that, he had to pay her lawyer’s fees of $50,000, making the final amount he owed about $315,000.

Shane Mosley Net Worth

Shane Mosley Net Worth: How Much Did "Sugar" Shane Earn in the Ring?

“Sugar” Shane Mosley is a former professional boxer who fought from 1993 to 2016. Right now, his net worth is $10 million.

During his career, he won many world championships in the lightweight, light middleweight, and welterweight categories. In 2000 and 2001, The Ring magazine named him the best active boxer in the world.

In a court case in September 2015, Shane had to show his net worth. He said he had $14.6 million in assets and $4.8 million in debts. Shane earned his highest pay for a single fight, $7 million when he fought Floyd Mayweather in May 2010.

Shane Mosley Early Life

Shane Mosley was born on September 7, 1971, in Lynwood, California, and grew up in Pomona. He has two older sisters named Venus and Cerena. Mosley got interested in boxing after watching his father fight in street fights. When he was eight years old, his father started training and managing him.


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Mosley was very good as an amateur boxer in the late 1980s and early 1990s. He won many titles, like the United States Amateur Champion at Lightweight and Light Welterweight. He also won a silver medal at the 1989 World Junior Championships and a bronze at the 1990 Goodwill Games.

In February 1993, Mosley had his first professional fight at the Hollywood Palladium in California, where he knocked out Greg Puente in the fifth round.

He then won his next six fights. In 1994, Mosley continued his success by winning all nine of his bouts. By May 1997, Mosley had won 23 fights without losing any.

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Shane Mosley Career

In the summer of 1997, Mosley fought for his first world title, the IBF lightweight championship. His opponent was Philip Holiday, who had already defended his title six times.

Mosley won the fight after 12 rounds, taking Holiday’s title by unanimous decision. After that, Mosley defended his title against challengers like Manuel Gomez, John John Molina, Jesse James Leija, and Golden Johnson. In April 1999, Mosley made his eighth and final defense of the title against John Brown.

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