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Shane Mosley retires from ring at 40

Updated: June 5, 2012, 1:29 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

After "Sugar" Shane Mosley was manhandled by 21-year-old junior middleweight titlist Saul "Canelo" Alvarez -- who is the same age as Mosley's oldest son -- in a near-shutout decision loss on May 5 in Las Vegas, he joked with HBO's Larry Merchant during his postfight interview that, "When the kids start to beat you up, you might have to start promoting."

One month later, Mosley made it official, announcing his retirement on Monday.

"Good morning everybody. Just want to thank ...

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