Difference between revisions of "Sugar Ray Leonard"

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*1974 National AAU Light Welterweight Champion  
 
*1974 National AAU Light Welterweight Champion  
 
*1974 National Golden Gloves Light Welterweight Champion  
 
*1974 National Golden Gloves Light Welterweight Champion  
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*1974 North American Championships Light Welterweight Gold medalist in Milwaukee, United States
 
*1975 National AAU Light Welterweight Champion
 
*1975 National AAU Light Welterweight Champion
*Light Welterweight Gold Medalist at the 1975 Pan American Games
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*1975 North American Championships Light Welterweight Gold medalist in Miami, United States
*Light Welterweight Gold Medalist at the 1976 [[Olympics]] in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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*1975 US Pan Am Trials Light Welterweight Champion
 
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*Light Welterweight Gold Medalist at the 1975 Pan American Games in Mexico City, Mexico.
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*Defeated [[Michel Briere]] (Canada) KO 1
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*Defeated [[Segundo Cobenas]] (Peru) KO 1
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*Defeated [[Jesus de las Rosas Marte]] (Dominican Republic) 5-0
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*Defeated [[Victor Corona]] (Cuba) 5-0
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*1976 US Olympic Trials Light Welterweight Champion
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*1976 US Olympic Box-Offs Light Welterweight Champion
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*Light Welterweight Gold Medalist at the 1976 [[Olympics]] in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
 
'''Olympic Results'''
 
'''Olympic Results'''
 
*Defeated [[Ulf Carlsson]] (Sweden) 5-0
 
*Defeated [[Ulf Carlsson]] (Sweden) 5-0

Revision as of 21:09, 28 January 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
  • 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
  • 1974 North American Championships Light Welterweight Gold medalist in Milwaukee, United States
  • 1975 National AAU Light Welterweight Champion
  • 1975 North American Championships Light Welterweight Gold medalist in Miami, United States
  • 1975 US Pan Am Trials Light Welterweight Champion
  • Light Welterweight Gold Medalist at the 1975 Pan American Games in Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Defeated Michel Briere (Canada) KO 1
  • Defeated Segundo Cobenas (Peru) KO 1
  • Defeated Jesus de las Rosas Marte (Dominican Republic) 5-0
  • Defeated Victor Corona (Cuba) 5-0
  • 1976 US Olympic Trials Light Welterweight Champion
  • 1976 US Olympic Box-Offs Light Welterweight Champion
  • 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