Mosley waiting

LOS ANGELES - World Boxing Association welterweight champion Shane Mosley has said that only a few details stand between him and an October 17 fight with Philippines superstar Manny Pacquiao.

LOS ANGELES - World Boxing Association welterweight champion Shane Mosley has said that only a few details stand between him and an October 17 fight with Philippines superstar Manny Pacquiao.

Pacquiao flattened England's Ricky Hatton in the second round last month while Mosley stopped Mexico's Antonio Margarito in the ninth round back in January.

US veteran Mosley anticipates squaring off with the Asian powerhouse.

Pacquiao is seen as the world's top pound-for-pound fighter at a catch-weight. Based on comments by Pacquiao in his homeland,Mosley is sure the fight will take place.

Mosley had been mentioned as a potential opponent for Floyd Mayweather Jnr, the unbeaten American who of retired early this year. - Sapa-AFP

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