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Little Known Black History Fact: Sugar Ray Leonard

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ugar Ray Leonard turned 61 Wednesday, and the legendary pugilist is still considered one of the best to ever lace up. The Washington D.C.-area superstar athlete was the first fighter to cross the $100 million purse win threshold, and held world titles in five different weight classes. 325 more words

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Little Known Black History Fact: Sugar Ray Leonard

Sugar Ray Leonard turns 61 today, and the legendary pugilist is still considered one of the best to ever lace them up. The Washington D.C. area superstar athlete was the first fighter to cross the $100 million purse win threshold, and held world titles in five different weight classes. 328 more words

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The Sports Archives - Boxing Legends: Sugar Ray Leonard

From 1977 to 1997, Sugar Ray Leonard competed in the boxing ring against some of the most fearsome and well-respected fighters in the world. And he managed to beat almost all of them. 482 more words

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On this day, 30 years ago...

The 6th of April 1987, Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, two of boxing’s greatest ever fighters met in the ring in what would become the richest bout in the sport’s history at the time. 566 more words

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Thurman vs Garcia “The Clash for Unification” by Minnie Larry

When- Saturday March 4th 2017

Venue- Barclays Center Brooklyn New YorK

16,533 boxing fans crowded the Barclay Center in boogie down, to see the WBA/WBC welterweight unification bout, in which Keith “One Time” Thurman (28-0, 22KOs) scored a split decision victory over previously unbeaten brawler, Danny “Swift” Garcia (33-1, 13 KOs). 552 more words

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