1998-02-06 Shane Mosley w rsc 8 Demetrio Ceballos, Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA - IBF

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1998-02-06 Shane Mosley w rsc 8 Demetrio Ceballos, Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA - IBF. Referee: Eddie Cotton. Despite having a four-inch-reach advantage the champion failed to take advantage of it in the early stages as he looked to take Ceballos (135) out with right hands, but by the third he had got the jab going. Thereafter, with Ceballos still coming forward while taking a steady battering from both hands, it was amazing that he was still in the contest. However, once Mosley concentrated on the body the end was never far away, and in the eighth after being docked a point he literally battered Ceballos to a standstill. With 26 seconds of the session remaining, following a non-stop assault that left Ceballos slowly stumbling to the floor, the referee brought the contest to an end.