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Mosley vs Mayorga 2 in jeopardy, could be decided today

Will Shane Mosley and Ricardo Mayorga tangle again next weekend? That may be decided today in Miami.

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Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

The planned August 29 rematch between Shane Mosley and Ricardo Mayorga is still in trouble, and a court hearing today could determine whether or not the fight will actually take place as scheduled.

Mosley is reportedly heading to Miami to try to save the fight in court, as his team apparently didn't get good news on Wednesday. Promoter Don King, who claims to still have a valid contract with Mayorga, is trying to stop the fight from happening. Mosley has said that King's contract with Mayorga is invalid and fraudulent, a claim that King's lawyer called "desperate" and false.

Mayorga told ESPN Deportes that King will not stop the fight, calling the 83-year-old promoter "ridiculous" and saying that his time has passed. He also says King stole $21 million from him for his 2006 fight with Oscar De La Hoya.

But King was able to prevent Mayorga from taking part in an MMA event in 2010, and this scenario seems to be playing out similarly thus far. The court conference today figures to be the last word on Mosley-Mayorga 2 and whether or not the fight will actually happen, which always seemed to be somewhat up in the air ever since it was announced.

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