SUGAR RAY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Why Sugar Ray Leonard is so high on Thurman-Garcia bout

You can’t blame Sugar Ray Leonard for feeling a bit of déjà vu when it comes to Saturday night’s welterweight unification bout between Keith “One Time” Thurman and Danny “Swift” Garcia at Barclays Center. The matchup between two unbeaten belt holders might be the closest thing to when Leonard faced Thomas Hearns on Sept. 16,...
Via New York Post
8 days ago

Sugar Ray Leonard to help call Keith Thurman-Danny Garcia clash

Boxing Hall of Famer and former undisputed welterweight world champion Sugar Ray Leonard will join the broadcast team on Saturday, March 4. The event will be headlined by the welterweight world championship unification bout between undefeated champions Danny Garcia and Keith Thurman at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. The live broadcast will be produced by SHOWTIME Sports® for the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
9 days ago

Sugar Ray Leonard to join Showtime on CBS’ boxing crew for Garcia vs. Thurman

Hall of Fame boxer and former welterweight champion Sugar Ray Leonard will be part of a primetime boxing production on CBS this weekend. Leonard will be part of the Showtime on CBS crew along with blow-by-blow voice Mauro Ranallo, analyst Al Bernstein, host Brian Custer and reporter Jim Gray. The latest ESPN is reportedly trying to lure Katie...
Via Awful Announcing
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sugar Ray and Hitman eager to see Thurman-Porter bout

NEW YORK (AP) When Ray Leonard and Thomas Hearns start talking up a fight as if they were in it during their prime, boxing fans listen. The two champions like what they've seen from Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter, who meet Saturday night at Brooklyn's Barclays Center for Thurman's WBA welterweight title. ''Both guys are at the top of the welterweight division,'' Leonard says...
Via Associated Press
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

7th annual Big Fighters, Big Cause charity boxing night for the Sugar Ray Leonard foundation on May 25th

On Wednesday, May 25, B. Riley & Co. will present the 7th Annual “Big Fighters, Big Cause” Charity Boxing Night benefiting the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland. Emceed by actor and comedian Bill Bellamy, the evening will feature a thrilling mix of professional boxing presented by Golden Boy Promotions, food by Wolfgang Puck...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Sugar Ray Leonard will act as presenter at Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame August 8th

Rich Marotta, the president and CEO of the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame, announced Tuesday that Sugar Ray Leonard has confirmed his attendance at the third annual induction gala on Saturday, August 8, at Caesars Palace. Leonard, a 1976 Olympic gold medalist, was a member of the inaugural class of NVBHOF inductees in 2013 and last year presented his one-time rival Roberto Duran for...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Fight Like Sugar Goes 12 Rounds On His T-Shirt Line, Sugar Ray Robinson And The Best Round Ever

Round 1: Everyone has a passion in life, and when you get to know people in this world it doesn’t take much time to figure out what those passions are. Simply put, Paul Navarro knows his ****. When it comes to the fight game, that being of the boxing or the mixed martial arts variety, […]The post Fight Like Sugar Goes 12 Rounds On His T-Shirt Line, Sugar Ray Robinson And The...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Sugar Ray Robinson: Ring legend

If you've heard somebody use the phrase "pound for pound," if you've marveled at an athlete's entourage, if you know who the singer Mark McGrath is, then you know a little something about Sugar Ray Robinson. "He was bigger than life," his son, Ray Robinson Jr., told FOXSports.com this week. "He was everything to me." Muhammad Ali is boxing's greatest political icon, but no boxer...
Via FOX Sports
February 06, 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

Sugar Ray Leonard picks Floyd Mayweather to be Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year

Sports Illustrated will announce its choice for 2013's Sportsman of the Year on Dec. 16. As they often do, they have other famous figures in sports and sports history to offer their own take on who should win the award. Here, you'll find the take from Sugar Ray Leonard, and his choice of Floyd Mayweather as the 2013 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year. Here's an excerpt from...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


Entertainment News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Eat, Drink, Watch: March Madness settles in early

10 things to expect on Selection Sunday

10 players to watch in the women's NCAA Tournament who don't play for UConn

The 'Mo' money, mo' problems season in the NFL is officially upon us' quiz

How recent Super Bowl winners made free agency work

Most inspirational sports movies, series and docs available for streaming

Where's the ideal landing spot for the top QBs?

QUIZ: Name the NFL player drafted by a team that wasn't his 'career team'

American League's top up and comers in 2017

The 'Right now every MLB team has a shot at the World Series' quiz

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker