Found February 12, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
Boxing careers die. As Steve Jobs, the late Apple inventor who could appreciate the seduction of a hot new product that usurps the technology of present day, once said of death... "No one wants to die... No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because death is very likely the single best invention of life. It clears out the old to make way for the new." Shane Mosley may be at that moment where his career comes to an end, just as the man he is set to face, Saul Canelo Alvarez, ascends to the heights that his foe once knew. It's time for that classic crossroads match-up. The over-the-hill legend versus the up-and-coming superstar. These fights are practically ritualistic at this point. Time's inexorable march towards renewal and replenishment. Fans expect to see the young star beat the old star, and like winter into spring, on to the next thing. Mosely has had a string of poor matches in recent years after his eye-opening domination of Antoni...

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