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Revision as of 20:19, 23 March 2008

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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

Trainer: Angelo Dundee
Manager: Mike Trainer


Amateur Achievements

  • 1972 National Golden Gloves lightweight champion
  • 1973 National Golden Gloves lightweight champion, defeating Hilmer Kenty
  • 1973 Runner-up in National AAU light welterweight championships, losing to Randy Shields
  • 1974 National AAU light welterweight champion
  • 1974 National Golden Gloves light welterweight champion
  • 1975 National AAU light welterweight champion
  • Won the light welterweight Gold Medal for the United States at the 1975 Pan American Games
  • Won the light welterweight Gold Medal for the United States at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Canada

Olympic Results

Professional Achievements

  • NABF welterweight champion
  • WBC & WBA welterweight champion (undisputed)
  • WBA junior middleweight champion
  • WBC middleweight champion
  • WBC super middleweight champion
  • WBC light heavyweight champion

Awards and Recognition


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