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Shane Mosley's defeat is end of an era

Updated: May 8, 2011, 2:39 PM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LAS VEGAS -- I watched boxing the day of my grandfather's funeral.

It was a blistering Saturday in late June and I wore a black suit. I sat beside my grieving father in his bedroom and we watched Oscar De La Hoya and "Sugar" Shane Mosley punch each other for 12 rounds and cried.

It was a cathartic experience, highlighting what boxing and the local fighters meant to me.

It was 11 years ago, but that day, that fight and those feelings are still raw whenever I see Mosley fight. ...

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