Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


SUGAR RAY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Floyd Mayweather following Sugar Ray Leonard: Dubiously fighting for two WBC titles at once a la Leonard vs. Lalonde

Floyd Mayweather's upcoming rematch against Marcos Maidana will now be for both of his WBC title straps, from the Welterweight and Junior Middleweight divisions. WBC head-honcho Mauricio Sulaiman has apparently given his go ahead after Mayweather requested to do so. For Mayweather, it's a move which allows him to continue following in the historical footsteps of Sugar Ray...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
6 days ago  |  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

Ray Williams — NBA star who lost it all — dead at 58

Former NBA star Ray Williams passed away today at Manhattan's Sloan-Kettering Hospital after a long battle with colon cancer.  The former New York Knicks guard, who had fallen on unbelievably hard times, was 58 when he died, reports the New York Post. Williams' harrowing rags-to-riches-to-rags story is a cautionary tale for all athletes or anyone who thinks they have got...
Via The Other Paper
March 22, 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

Prayers for Kronk's Emanuel Steward

A group prayer will be held Sunday morning for legendary boxing figure Emanuel Steward, who founded the Kronk Boxing Team and guided it to world-wide prominence with a stable of talented fighters led by Thomas Hit Man Hearns, a world champion in six weight classes. Steward has been battling health issues recently, and the prayer session -- at the Orchard Grove Community Church in...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Ray Mancini The Good Son movie premiere: Photos, video & notes

The new documentary movie about the life of Ray Mancini debuted at the Italian Embassy in Washington D.C. on Thursday night. Called "The Good Son", it's a documentary film based on the biography of the same name written by Mark Kriegel, previously the author of biographies on Pete Maravich and Joe Namath. The premiere was hosted by Fight for Children, a Washington...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Ray Allen’s Top 5 Celtkicks #5

Ray Allen’s free agency could mark the end of an era in Boston.  When Ray joined the Celtics, it marked the first time since Dee Brown pumped up his Reeboks that Boston was excited about a Celtic’s players shoes.  During his time with the C’s Ray dazzled fans with his amazing shooting skills and incredible Air Jordans.  Celtics green when mixed with classic Jordan silhouettes was...
Via Red's Army
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Rocks RHP Sugar Ray Marimon Gets Promoted to NW Arkansas

On the heels of being the winning pitcher for the Carolina All-Stars and the possibility the Blue Rocks' best player in the 1st half of the season, Sugar Ray Marimon (4-2, 2.12 ERA) was promoted to the AA affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, the NW Arkansas Travelers of the Texas League. While many Rocks' fans are going to miss him, he definitely deserved to be called up...
Via Crown Crazed
June 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

Wilmington Blue Rocks Pitchers Sugar Ray Marimon and Yordano Ventura Named to Carolina League All Star Roster

The one sure strong point for the Blue Rocks this season has been its pitching and that was reflected in Sugar Ray Marimon and Yordano Ventura being selected for the 2012 Carolina League All Star roster that will play against California League All Stars June 19, 2012 in Winston Salem, NC Sugar Ray, who was named an All Star last year at Low A Kane County, has a record...
Via Crown Crazed
June 11, 2012  |  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!

Guess that MLB player!

WATCH: Cowboys and Raiders fight

Jones vs. Cormier fight postponed

Best and worst of Monday Night Raw

No, Gina Carano is not signing with Bellator MMA

WATCH: UM wideout sucker punches man

Every NFL owner ranked by likeability

Brock Lesnar: WWE to UFC & back again

Sports world mourns Robin Williams

War Machine's girlfriend releases horrific photos

The best and worst MLB benches so far

Surprise player from every NFL team

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.