Shane Mosley and Ricardo Mayorga will fight again, seven years after their first

Shane Mosley v Ricardo Mayorga 2011
Image: Shane Mosley (right) will finally fight Ricardo Mayorga again

Shane Mosley and Ricardo Mayorga's rematch is on.

The pair put pen to paper on Wednesday and will get back in the ring in Los Angeles on August 29 at 154lbs - almost seven years after they first fought at the same light-middleweight limit.

Mosley, now 42, won a close contest in September 2008. flooring Mayorga twice in the 12th round - the second knockdown coming immediately after the first - forcing referee David Mendoza to call the knockout a second from the end.

The scorecards had 'Sugar' Shane ahead on two of the three cards and although a rematch was called for it failed to materialise until now.

It's official. He isn't ready. He got real quiet when he saw me
Shane Mosley

"Signed on the dotted line. It's official. He isn't ready. He got real quiet when he saw me. He don't want these hands." Mosley tweeted.

The 41-year-old Mayorga (31-8-1-KO25) has only boxed three times in the last four years and since losing to Miguel Cotto in March 2011, his last two fights have seen him up at light-heavyweight.

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Mosley  (47-9-1-KO39) has been a little bit more active with four fights in the last four years, losing to Manny Pacquiao and Saul Alvarez at welterweight before losing to Anthony Mundine - the latest fighter to call out Floyd Mayweather - courtesy of a letter.

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