Gabe Rosado shall be battling Shane Mosley Jr. in a ten spherical contest subsequent month on the undercard of the Ryan Garcia vs. Emmanuel Tagoe card on DAZN on April ninth on the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
The WBA Continental Americas Tremendous Middleweight title shall be on the road for the Rosado vs. Mosley Jr. bout on April ninth.
Including the all the time entertaining former two-time world title challenger Rosado (26-14-1, 15 KOs) to the Garcia-Tagoe card will assist create curiosity from boxing followers in tuning in to observe the occasion on DAZN.
Rosado, 36, is coming off a 12 spherical unanimous resolution loss to former WBO junior middleweight champion Jaime Munguia final November in Anaheim, California. That battle was an actual warfare from begin to end, however finally, Munguia’s excessive punch output proved to be the distinction ultimately.
Rosado shall be shifting again as much as 168 for the battle with the 31-year-old Mosley Jr, which is able to make it simpler on him to make the burden.
To make certain, Rosado feels higher at this weight class than he does at 160 at this stage in his 16-year skilled profession
“I’m again at 168, the place I really feel extra comfy,” stated Gabe Rosado. “I gained’t take Shane Mosley Jr. flippantly, it is a huge step-up battle for him, and I count on him to be at his greatest.”
Mosley Jr., the son of boxing legend Shane Mosley, is coming off a ten spherical majority resolution loss to Jason Quigley final yr in Might in a battle that was razor-close on the finish.
The eight-year skilled Mosley Jr. has solely misplaced 4 occasions, dropping to the aforementioned Quigley, Brandon Adams, David Toussaint, and Marchristopher Adkins.
Of the defeats, solely the loss to Quigley got here just lately for Mosley Jr. The opposite three defeats had been from a lot earlier in his profession earlier than he’d made enhancements to his sport.
It must be fascinating to see if Rosado can cope with the youth and measurement of the lanky 6’1″ Mosley Jr, who’s loads taller than his well-known dad. A victory for Mosley Jr. over Rosado could be a pleasant feather in his cap and would open the door to necessary fights.
“I’m wanting ahead to creating a run on the tremendous middleweight division, and Shane Jr. is in my means. I respect his father, who is without doubt one of the greatest to do it,” stated Rosado.
“So this battle is nothing private, it’s strictly enterprise, and I plan to get the job performed and placed on a present for the followers in San Antonio, Texas! Get your popcorn prepared, the ‘King’ is again!!!”