"Sugar" Shane Mosley announced Monday that he was hanging up the gloves after an illustrious 19-year career that will likely earn him a place in the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
A month after losing to junior middleweight titlist Saul Alvarez by unanimous decision, the 40-year-old said he was going to concentrate on training his son, 21-year-old amateur Shane Mosley Jr., and promoting.
"I'm going to leave it alone," Mosley told ESPN.
"I'm good. I'm going into the promotional world, I'm training my son.
"It was a hell of a career. I'm happy for all the great memories and all the great fighters that I fought. Now it's time to give back. I'm ready to train my son full-time now."
Mosley won five world titles across three different weight titles and was never knocked out in his career, posting a 46-8-1 record.
He said he knew it was time to retire after being manhandled by the 21-year-old Alvarez on May 5 in Las Vegas.
"When you get older, you see what happens. You think you...