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

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<b>WBC Middleweight Title</b><br>
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<b>Referee:</b> [[Richard Steele]] <br>
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*<b>Referee:</b> [[Richard Steele]]
<b>Judges Scoring:</b> Jose Guerra (118-110 Leonard), [[Lou Filippo]] (115-113 Hagler), Dave Moretti (115-113 Leonard)<br>
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*<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).
 
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).

Revision as of 03:59, 12 June 2006

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


  • WBC Middleweight Title
  • Referee: Richard Steele
  • Judges scoring: Jose Guerra 118-110 (Leonard), Lou Filippo 115-113 (Hagler), Dave Moretti 115-113 (Leonard)

Fight was named Ring Magazine Fight of the Year, Upset of the Year, and "Upset of the Decade" (1980s).

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

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