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'''Trainers:'''  [[Angelo Dundee]], [[Dave Jacobs]], [[Janks Morton]], [[Pepe Correa]], & [[Adrian Davis (Trainer)|Adrian Davis]]<br>  
 
'''Trainers:'''  [[Angelo Dundee]], [[Dave Jacobs]], [[Janks Morton]], [[Pepe Correa]], & [[Adrian Davis (Trainer)|Adrian Davis]]<br>  
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== Amateur Achievements ==
 
== Amateur Achievements ==
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[[Image:Leonard_Olympics.jpg|right|thumb|<center>1976 Montreal Olympics</center>]]
 
*'''Record:''' 145-5
 
*'''Record:''' 145-5
*1972 National Golden Gloves Champion (132 lbs)
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*1972 National [[Golden Gloves]] Lightweight Champion  
*1973 National Golden Gloves Champion (132 lbs), defeating [[Hilmer Kenty]]
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*1973 National Golden Gloves Lightweight Champion, defeating [[Hilmer Kenty]]
*1973 Runner-up in National AAU Championships (139 lbs), losing to [[Randy Shields]]
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*1973 National AAU Light Welterweight Championship Finalist, losing to [[Randy Shields]]
*1974 National AAU Champion (139 lbs)
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*1974 National AAU Light Welterweight Champion  
*1974 National Golden Gloves Champion (139 lbs)
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*1974 National Golden Gloves Light Welterweight Champion  
*1975 National AAU Champion (139 lbs)
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*1975 National AAU Light Welterweight Champion
*Gold Medalist (139 lbs) at the 1975 Pan American Games
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*Light Welterweight Gold Medalist at the 1975 Pan American Games
*Gold Medalist (139 lbs) at the 1976 [[Olympics]] in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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*Light Welterweight Gold Medalist at the 1976 [[Olympics]] in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  
 
'''Olympic Results'''
 
'''Olympic Results'''
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== Professional Achievements ==
 
== Professional Achievements ==
*[[NABF]] Welterweight Champion
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*[[NABF]] Welterweight Champion  
*[[WBC]] & [[WBA]] Welterweight Champion (Undisputed)
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*[[WBC]] Welterweight Champion
*WBA Junior Middleweight Champion
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*[[WBA]] Welterweight Champion  
*WBC Middleweight Champion
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*WBA Junior Middleweight Champion  
*WBC Super Middleweight Champion
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*WBC Middleweight Champion  
*WBC Light Heavyweight Champion
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*WBC Super Middleweight Champion  
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*WBC Light Heavyweight Champion  
  
 
== Awards and Recognition ==
 
== Awards and Recognition ==
*Named [[Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year|Fighter of the year]] by ''[[The Ring Magazine|The Ring]]'' for 1979 and 1981
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*[[Boxing Writers Association of America Fighter of the Year]] (1976, 1979, and 1981)
*Named [[Sports Illustrated]] Sportsman of the Year for 1981
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*[[Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year|''The Ring'' Fighter of the Year]] (1979 and 1981)
*His [[Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Thomas Hearns (1st meeting)|victory]] over [[Thomas Hearns]] was named 1981 [[Ring Magazine Fight of the Year|Fight of the Year]] by ''[[The Ring Magazine|The Ring]]''
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*''[[Sports Illustrated]]'' Sportsman of the Year (1981)
*His [[Marvin Hagler vs. Sugar Ray Leonard|victory]] over [[Marvin Hagler]] was named 1987 [[Ring Magazine Fight of the Year|Fight of the Year]] and [[Ring Magazine Upset of the Year|Upset of the Year]] by ''[[The Ring Magazine|The Ring]]''
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*His [[Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Thomas Hearns (1st meeting)|victory]] over [[Thomas Hearns]] was named [[Ring Magazine Fight of the Year|''The Ring'' Fight of the Year]] (1981)
*Named "Fighter of the Decade" for the 1980s, [http://www.ibhof.com/srleon.htm International Boxing Hall Of Fame]
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*His [[Marvin Hagler vs. Sugar Ray Leonard|victory]] over [[Marvin Hagler]] was named [[Ring Magazine|''The Ring'']] [[Ring Magazine Fight of the Year|Fight of the Year]] and [[Ring Magazine Upset of the Year|Upset of the Year]] (1987)
 
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*Named "Fighter of the Decade" (1980s)
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*Inducted into the [[International Boxing Hall of Fame]] (1997)
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==External Links==
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*[http://www.ibhof.com/srleon.htm International Boxing Hall Of Fame Page]
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*[http://www.sugarrayleonard.net/ Official Web Site]
 
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Revision as of 05:39, 4 August 2008

Sugar Ray Leonard

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


Amateur Achievements

1976 Montreal Olympics
  • Record: 145-5
  • 1972 National Golden Gloves Lightweight Champion
  • 1973 National Golden Gloves Lightweight Champion, defeating Hilmer Kenty
  • 1973 National AAU Light Welterweight Championship Finalist, losing to Randy Shields
  • 1974 National AAU Light Welterweight Champion
  • 1974 National Golden Gloves Light Welterweight Champion
  • 1975 National AAU Light Welterweight Champion
  • Light Welterweight Gold Medalist at the 1975 Pan American Games
  • Light Welterweight Gold Medalist at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Olympic Results

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 and Recognition

External Links


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