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
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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