INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- Sugar Shane Mosley stopped Ricardo Mayorga late in the sixth round Saturday night, winning a rematch between the veteran fighters.

The 43-year-old Mosley (48-9-1, 40 KOs) floored Mayorga with a body shot at 2:59 of the sixth round after largely controlling an uneventful bout at the historic Forum.

The 41-year-old Mayorga (31-9-1) was in unimpressive shape and did little to threaten Mosley, the former three-division champion who had won just one of his previous six fights.

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Nearly seven years ago, Mosley stopped Mayorga with one second left in the 12th round of their first meeting.

Mosley hadn't fought since November 2013. He promoted the pay-per-view bout himself, but curiously scheduled it on the same night as Leo Santa Cruz's thrilling featherweight victory over Abner Mares just 10 miles away at Staples Center.