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African-American History Month Day 9 – Sugar Ray Leonard

  Photo Credit: sugarrayleonard.com Sugar Ray Leonard was an outstanding boxer who came along at a time where televised sports coverage grew rapidly. He was at once an asset to such growth and a beneficiary of the same. He was a precursor to so many athletes who today look to polish a specific public image that works in tandem with their accomplishments in their fields of competition...
Via DC Sports-Kings
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

First Look: Usher Filming For Sugar Ray Leonard Biopic

PANAMA - Grammy award winning R & B crooner Usher Raymond has been diligently preparing for his role as Sugar Ray Leonard in the upcoming bio-pic, “Hands of Stone.” In a recent interview with Men’s Health magazine, Raymond spoke of the rigors of training to carve his body into shape to closely resemble the iconic 146 pound world champion. “What he did as a boxer is no...
Via BadCulture
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

No Mas: Leonard vs. Duran documentary debuts on ESPN Tuesday night

No Mas, a documentary by Emmy award-winning director Eric Drath, is set to premiere on ESPN tomorrow,  Tuesday, October 15, at 8 P.M. ET. As part of the Peabody award-winning ESPN 30 for 30 series, the film chronicles the events surrounding the legendary 1980 boxing match between Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran. This fight proved to be a career crossroads for two of boxing...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary “No Mas” on Sugar Ray Leonard & Roberto Duran debuts Oct 15th

ESPN Films’ award-winning 30 for 30 film series continues with No Más, which will premiere on Tuesday, October 15, at 8 p.m. ET. The film, directed by Eric Drath (Renee), chronicles the rivalry of boxing legends Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran. In the midst of boxing’s contemporary golden age -­ the 1980’s -­ stood two fighters who established a captivating rivalry....
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Sugar Ray Leonard: I think champions should fight champions and unify the division, it’s more than just money, it’s bragging rights

There are very few fighters that fought in the ring and had an impact like former 5 division world champion Sugar Ray Leonard. He was the face of the sport and was involved in some of the biggest events the sport has seen, having fought and beat all-time greats Roberto Duran, Thomas Hearns and Marvin Hagler.In this “On The Ropes” interview with Sugar Ray Leonard, he talks about...
Via Ringnews24
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Inaugural Nevada hall of fame event tickets on sale Monday: Tyson, Leonard, De La Hoya amongst inductees

Legends Mike Tyson, Sugar Ray Leonard and Oscar De La Hoya head up the list to be feted at the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The star-studded inaugural class of the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame will be officially inducted in a gala dinner on Saturday, August 10, at the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino. Tickets for the event, ranging from $50 to $250, will go on sale...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss
GET WELL SOON

Camacho shot, in critical condition

Former boxing champion and showman Hector "Macho" Camacho was reportedly shot in Puerto Rico and is in critical condition. 

Via The Other Paper
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Would Someone Please Buy Sugar Ray Leonard’s O.C. House; $2.175MM

Poor Sugar Ray Leonard. The legendary boxer has spent the better part of three years trying desperately to unload his Orange County golf course house to no avail. We think there’s a reason – besides the price – buyers are by passing on this 6,700 sq. ft. home. It has nothing to do with the bedrooms or open floor plan. Take one look at that stupid pool setup Sugar has in the...
Via Busted Coverage
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Commentary Classics: Sugar Ray Leonard Vs. Thomas Hearns

The Scene: Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A. -- September 16, 1981. Detroit’s unbeaten welterweight star Thomas Hearns and Maryland golden boy Sugar Ray Leonard had met head on to determine an undisputed world champion. After a tentative opening, Hearns had overcome the first crises of his career and had begun to pull away into a lead on the scorecards. Closed-circuit...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 28, 2012  |  Discuss
REST IN PEACE

Ali's trainer Angelo Dundee dead at 90

Former boxing trainer Angelo Dundee, best known for training Muhammad Ali, has died at the age of 90. He also trained Sugar Ray Leonard.

Via Rumors and Rants
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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