Rocky Mosley Jr

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Rocky Mosley Jr.
Statistics
Real nameRoxell Mosley Jr.
Weight(s)
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Reach75 in (191 cm)
NationalityAmerican
Born (1956-03-03) March 3, 1956 (age 62) Riverside, California
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights42
Wins33
Wins by KO13
Losses8
Draws1

Rocky Mosley Jr. (born Roxell Mosley Jr., March 3, 1956 in Riverside, California)[1] is a retired American professional boxer who fought out of Las Vegas, Nevada. Mosley was the NABF and USBA Junior Middleweight Champion.[1] At his peak Mosley was ranked as the No. 4 Junior Middleweight in the world by the Ring magazine in 1981, until he lost his North American Championship to Rocky Fratto.[2][3] Mosley's biggest wins were a knockout over former Olympic Bronze medalist Johnny Baldwin and a split-decision over Larry Bonds.[1] Baldwin's only loss at the time was a 10 round decision loss to Marvelous Marvin Hagler.

Rocky Mosley was managed by professional poker player Billy Baxter.[4][5] His trainer was the legendary Eddie Futch.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "BoxRec - Rocky Mosley Jr". boxrec.com. Retrieved 2017-04-22.
  2. ^ "Ring Ratings". Post-Gazette. April 2, 1981.
  3. ^ Leo, Tom (April 27, 1981). "Rocky, Never any doubt of a victory". Finger Lakes Times.
  4. ^ "Rocky Mosley Jr. - BoxRec". boxrec.com. Retrieved 2017-04-22.
  5. ^ Leo, Tom (April 24, 1981). "Mosley not to be denied". Finger Lakes Times.
  6. ^ "10 Nov 1978, 21 - Press and Sun-Bulletin at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2017-04-22.