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'''Manager:'''  [[Mike Trainer]]<br>  
 
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== Amateur Achievements ==
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==Amateur Achievements==
 
[[Image:Leonard_Olympics.jpg|right|thumb|<center>1976 Montreal Olympics</center>]]
 
[[Image:Leonard_Olympics.jpg|right|thumb|<center>1976 Montreal Olympics</center>]]
 
*'''Record:''' 145-5
 
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*Defeated [[Andres Aldama]] (Cuba) 5-0
 
*Defeated [[Andres Aldama]] (Cuba) 5-0
  
== Professional Achievements ==
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==Professional Achievements==
 
*[[NABF]] Welterweight Champion  
 
*[[NABF]] Welterweight Champion  
 
*[[WBC]] Welterweight Champion  
 
*[[WBC]] Welterweight Champion  
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*WBC Light Heavyweight Champion  
 
*WBC Light Heavyweight Champion  
  
== Awards and Recognition ==
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==Awards & Recognition==
 
*[[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)
 
*[[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)
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*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)  
  
==External Links==
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==External Link==
 
*[http://www.sugarrayleonard.net/ Official Web Site]
 
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[[Category:World Super Middleweight Champions]]
 
[[Category:World Super Middleweight Champions]]
 
[[Category:World Light Heavyweight Champions]]
 
[[Category:World Light Heavyweight Champions]]
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[[Category:Five Division World Champions]]
 
[[Category:American World Champions]]
 
[[Category:American World Champions]]
 
[[Category:IBHOF Members]]
 
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Revision as of 20:59, 15 October 2009

Sugar Ray Leonard
Class of 1997
Modern Category
Hall of Fame bio:click

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
Sugar Ray Leonard Gallery

Amateur Achievements

1976 Montreal Olympics
  • Record: 145-5
  • 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 & 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