... rounding out the top five in the division with Crawford, hammering out a deal between any of them and Crawford gets complicated in a hurry. Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Thomas Hearns I was named The Ring Fight of the Year (1981) U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame inductee (1985) Sugar Ray Leonard vs.
Those questions have haunted Roberto Duran, his fans and boxing observers since he infamously, and seemingly inexplicably, quit his Nov. 25, 1980, rematch vs. Sugar Ray Leonard in … Leonard … He’s meeting Sugar Ray Leonard in the respective primes; Ray’s retina is as good as it will get, and Floyd’s hands are solid, not brittle.
Date: Saturday, September 8, 1984.
Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard has said a rematch between undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. and eight-division world champion Manny …
Astonishingly fast and powerful, Ray defeated Hall of Fame champions Wilfred Benitez , Roberto Duran and Thomas Hearns , before later moving up to conquer Marvelous Marvin Hagler . Sugar Ray Leonard owned every possible tool in the toolbox as a Welterweight (speed, power, reflexes, IQ, heart, size at 5’10”, reach, offensive and defensive ability) and the …
He won the gold medal in light-welterweight boxing at the 1976 Olympic Games and went pro the following year. Felix Trinidad, also known as “Tito”, is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer from Fajardo. Brian Campbell wrote that Manny Pacquiao deserved to be on the list “thanks to his steady rise in weight over a legendary 25-year career .” This was Hearns's sixth Superfight, a fight which much of the public believed Hearns won, flooring Leonard in both the 3rd and 11th rounds. Sugar Ray Leonard says both fighters need it. Sugar Ray Leonard: Presiding over one of the strongest of welterweight fields, Leonard’s run from 1977 to 1982 is unquestionably one of the most impressive in division history. Hearns had to wait until 1989 for a rematch with Sugar Ray Leonard, this time for Leonard's WBC super-middleweight title and Hearns' WBO title. A metropolis where hundreds of young warriors train and battle each day in its many gyms, it is where Archie Moore, Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran and Bernard Hopkins all found greatness.
That’s why the streaming service DAZN enlisted legendary Hall of Famer Sugar Ray Leonard to take part in a video feature titled “12 Rounds with Sugar Ray Leonard.”. Great fighters know what it takes to reach great heights. Net Worth: $30 Million. In one of the sport's great fights, Hearns … Sugar Ray Leonard won in a split decision and shocked the boxing world by beating one of the strongest, most aggressive boxers the middledweight division has ever known. 15 rounds for a unified Junior Middleweight Championship of The World. Sugar Ray Leonard is a former American professional boxer.
In 1981, he faced Sugar Ray Leonard in a welterweight champion vs. welterweight champion showdown. Marvelous Marvin Hagler was named The Ring Fight of the Year and Upset of the Year (1987) The Ring Fighter of the Decade (1980s) KO Outstanding Fighter of the Decade (1980s) Find out more about cookies