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Forrest slows fight, delays Mosley's rush to greatness

Updated: July 21, 2002, 3:07 AM ET
By Doug Fischer | Maxboxing.com

Fans who thought Shane Mosley would win his rematch with Vernon Forrest could not say how the former two-division champion would overcome the height advantage and difficult style of his longtime nemesis, they only had a "gut feeling" that Mosley is a great fighter -- worthy of his "Sugar" moniker -- and that the best fighters in history, including Ray Robinson and Ray Leonard, always came back to defeat the men who handed them their first defeats.

Mosley may still prove to be a great fighter, ...

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