Difference between revisions of "Marvin Hagler vs. Sugar Ray Leonard"

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*<b>WBC Middleweight Title</b>
 
*<b>WBC Middleweight Title</b>
 
*<b>Referee:</b> [[Richard Steele]]
 
*<b>Referee:</b> [[Richard Steele]]
 
*<b>Judges scoring:</b> [[Jose Guerra]] 118-110 (Leonard), [[Lou Filippo]] 115-113 (Hagler), [[Dave Moretti]] 115-113 (Leonard)
 
*<b>Judges scoring:</b> [[Jose Guerra]] 118-110 (Leonard), [[Lou Filippo]] 115-113 (Hagler), [[Dave Moretti]] 115-113 (Leonard)
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Fight was named [[Ring Magazine Fight of the Year]], [[Ring Magazine Upset of the Year|Upset of the Year]], and "Upset of the Decade" (1980s).
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==Comment(s):==
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* Named [[The Ring Magazine|''The Ring'']] magazine [[Ring Magazine Fight of the Year|Fight of the Year]] and [[Ring Magazine Upset of the Year|Upset of the Year]] for 1987. Also named "Upset of the Decade" (1980s).
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* Leonard announces retirement on May 27, 1987 but returns to ring on Aug. 4, 1988.
  
 
Scorecards from the ringside press:<br>
 
Scorecards from the ringside press:<br>
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Oakland Tribune: 117-112 Leonard<br>
 
Oakland Tribune: 117-112 Leonard<br>
 
San Jose Mercury-News: 116-115 Hagler<br>
 
San Jose Mercury-News: 116-115 Hagler<br>
 
Leonard announces retirement on May 27, 1987 but returns to ring on Aug. 4, 1988.
 
 
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[[Category:1987 Bouts|Leonard vs. Hagler]]
 
[[Category:1987 Bouts|Leonard vs. Hagler]]

Revision as of 23:43, 25 April 2007

1987-04-06 : Sugar Ray Leonard 158 lbs beat Marvin Hagler 158½ lbs by SD in round 12 of 12



Comment(s):

  • Leonard announces retirement on May 27, 1987 but returns to ring on Aug. 4, 1988.

Scorecards from the ringside press:

AP: 117-112 Hagler
New York Daily News: 117-111 Leonard
New York Times: 114-114
New York Post: 114-114
Newsday: 115-114 Hagler
Chicago Tribune: 7-5 in rounds Hagler
Houston Chronicle: 115-114 Leonard
Washington Post: 114-114
Boston Globe: 117-111 Leonard
Boston Herald 116-113 Leonard
Baltimore Sun: 7-5 in rounds Leonard
Oakland Tribune: 117-112 Leonard
San Jose Mercury-News: 116-115 Hagler