Difference between revisions of "Sugar Ray Leonard"

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*1973 National [[Golden Gloves]] Lightweight Champion, defeating [[Hilmer Kenty]]
 
*1973 National [[Golden Gloves]] Lightweight Champion, defeating [[Hilmer Kenty]]
 
*1973 National AAU Light Welterweight Championship Finalist, losing to [[Randy Shields]]
 
*1973 National AAU Light Welterweight Championship Finalist, losing to [[Randy Shields]]
*1974 National AAU Light Welterweight Champion  
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*1974 National AAU Light Welterweight Champion, defeating [[Paul Sherry]]
*1974 National Golden Gloves Light Welterweight Champion  
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*1974 National Golden Gloves Light Welterweight Champion, defeating [[Jeff Lemeir]]
*1974 North American Championships Light Welterweight Gold Medalist in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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*1974 North American Championships Light Welterweight Gold Medalist, defeating [[Robert Proulx]]
*1975 National AAU Light Welterweight Champion
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*1975 National AAU Light Welterweight Champion, defeating [[Milton Seward]]
*1975 North American Championships Light Welterweight Gold Medalist in Miami, Florida, United States
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*1975 North American Championships Light Welterweight Gold Medalist, defeating [[Michel Briere]]
 
*Light Welterweight Gold Medalist at the 1975 Pan American Games in Mexico City, Mexico. Results:
 
*Light Welterweight Gold Medalist at the 1975 Pan American Games in Mexico City, Mexico. Results:
 
**Defeated [[Michel Briere]] (Canada) KO 1
 
**Defeated [[Michel Briere]] (Canada) KO 1
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==Awards & Recognition==
 
==Awards & Recognition==
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*[[Boxing Illustrated]] Fighter of the Year (1979, 1981, and 1987)
 
*[[Boxing Illustrated]] Fighter of the Year (1979, 1981, and 1987)
 
*[[Boxing Writers Association of America Fighter of the Year]] (1976, 1979, and 1981)
 
*[[Boxing Writers Association of America Fighter of the Year]] (1976, 1979, and 1981)
 
*[[KO Magazine]] Fighter of the Year (1979, 1981, and 1987)
 
*[[KO Magazine]] Fighter of the Year (1979, 1981, and 1987)
 
*[[Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year|The Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year]] (1979 and 1981)
 
*[[Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year|The Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year]] (1979 and 1981)
*[[Sports Illustrated]] Sportsman of the Year (1981)
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*[[Sports Illustrated]] [[:File:SI5527.jpg|Sportsman of the Year]] (1981)
 
*Leonard's [[Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Thomas Hearns (1st meeting)|victory]] over [[Thomas Hearns]] was named [[Ring Magazine Fight of the Year|The Ring Magazine Fight of the Year]] (1981)
 
*Leonard's [[Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Thomas Hearns (1st meeting)|victory]] over [[Thomas Hearns]] was named [[Ring Magazine Fight of the Year|The Ring Magazine Fight of the Year]] (1981)
 
*Leonard's [[Marvin Hagler vs. Sugar Ray Leonard|victory]] over [[Marvin Hagler]] was named [[The Ring Magazine]] [[Ring Magazine Fight of the Year|Fight of the Year]] and [[Ring Magazine Upset of the Year|Upset of the Year]] (1987)  
 
*Leonard's [[Marvin Hagler vs. Sugar Ray Leonard|victory]] over [[Marvin Hagler]] was named [[The Ring Magazine]] [[Ring Magazine Fight of the Year|Fight of the Year]] and [[Ring Magazine Upset of the Year|Upset of the Year]] (1987)  

Revision as of 21:31, 3 February 2013

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Class of 1997
Modern Category
Hall of Fame bio:click
World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee

Name: Sugar Ray Leonard
Alias: Sugar
Birth Name: Ray Charles Leonard
Born: 1956-05-17
Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
Hometown: Palmer Park, Maryland, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 10″   /   178cm
Reach: 74″   /   188cm
Boxing Record: click

Trainers: Angelo Dundee, Dave Jacobs, Janks Morton, Pepe Correa, Adrian Davis
Manager: Mike Trainer
Brother of Roger Leonard
Sugar Ray Leonard Gallery

Amateur Achievements

1976 Montreal Olympics

Professional Achievements

  • NABF Welterweight Champion
  • WBC Welterweight Champion
  • WBA Welterweight Champion
  • WBA Junior Middleweight Champion
  • WBC Middleweight Champion
  • WBC Super Middleweight Champion
  • WBC Light Heavyweight Champion

Awards & Recognition


External Link


Preceded by:
Wilfred Benitez
WBC Welterweight Champion
1979 Nov 30 – 1980 Jun 20
Succeeded by:
Roberto Duran
Preceded by:
Roberto Duran
WBC Welterweight Champion
1980 Nov 25 – 1982 Nov 9
Retired
Succeeded by:
Milton McCrory
Preceded by:
Ayub Kalule
WBA Light Middleweight Champion
1981 Jun 25 – 1981 Jun
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Tadashi Mihara
Preceded by:
Thomas Hearns
WBA Welterweight Champion
1981 Sep 16 – 1982 Nov 9
Retired
Succeeded by:
Donald Curry
Preceded by:
Marvin Hagler
WBC Middleweight Champion
1987 Apr 6 – 1987 May 27
Retired
Succeeded by:
Thomas Hearns
Preceded by:
Donny Lalonde
WBC Light Heavyweight Champion
1988 Nov 7 – 1989 Feb 21
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Dennis Andries
Preceded by:
Inaugural Champion
WBC Super Middleweight Champion
1988 Nov 7 – 1990 Dec 15
Retired
Succeeded by:
Mauro Galvano