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Mosley says he's in advanced negotiations with Liam Smith

Shane Mosley's twitter beef could turn into an actual fight, with Mosley suggesting a fight with Liam Smith could be finalized within 24 hours.

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Wil Esco is an assistant editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2014.

Hold on to your hats, ladies and gentlemen; Shane Mosley says he could soon be fighting Liam Smith on Dec. 19th in Manchester should a few details be agreed upon. Mosley and Smith had gotten into a bit of a Twitter rift not too long ago (something Mosley has done a lot of recently), and it looks like that "beef" could turn into an actual fight.

Mosley appears to be a bit hesitant to sign on the dotted line at this very moment though, mostly because of a rematch clause that Smith's team wants in the contract.

"I might take the fight with Liam Smith, but they say we must have a rematch clause," Mosley exclusively told World Boxing News.

"I have a fight on the table for early 2016 so I can't do that easily. I told them that if the win is close that they can have a rematch within eight weeks or it would then have to wait until after October 2016."

Mosley adds that if he knocks out Smith early in the fight, however, that he wouldn't be amenable to a rematch because the fans wouldn't buy into it. Mosley says if Smith's side can agree to these stipulations then the fight will absolutely happen.

"It should be a huge sell-out and will be my first fight in the UK," he added.

A huge sell-out?! Well I guess if he can sell "500,000" PPVs for his rematch with Ricardo Mayorga, on a night when Mares and Santa Cruz were fighting on free TV, then anything is possible.

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