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Aaron Pryor-Ray Leonard: What might have been

By Robert Elmore: This is one of those fights that probably would have been great. You had the slick mobile Ray Leonard and the crude coming like a whirl wind Aaron Pryor. But as I watched Pryor public call out Leonard at a social event on Legendary Nights (Pryor-Arguello), and then watch Leonard casually brush […]

Rances Barthelemy vs. Arash Usmanee on January 4th; Tyson, Leonard, Hall of Fame

“He’s ready” says Richard Dobal, President of Bad Dog Productions and co-promoter of International Boxing Federation (IBF) #6 super featherweight Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy (17-0, 11 KOs). Miami-based Dobal has been with the 26-year-old Cuban Barthelemy from the beginning of his career and is hoping to watch him join the elite ranks of the 130-lb […]

Mike Tyson knows best….

By Rusty Nate: This is not an article to provoke the hard core bloggers or start arguments. Its more of a little write up about the interview i watched and what stood out for me. I don’t know who watched the Sky Special on Ringside last week (I had to record it and watch it […]

Leonard claims that both he and Hearns would beat anyone from this era: Big talk but far from true

By Dallan O’ Donnell: Boxing great “Sugar” Ray Leonard recently claims that both he and fellow legend Tommy Hearns would beat any fighter in this era. Both fighters were part of the “Big 4”, four great fighters who all had classic bouts with one another during the 80s.… Read

Leonard: Me and Hearns would KO Pacquiao and Mayweather

By Allan Fox: Boxing great “Sugar” Ray Leonard has a lot of respect for both Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao as fighters. However, he thinks they both would have been in deep, deep water had they been around to face him in his prime as well as Tommy “Hitman” Hearns. Leonard thinks he and […]

SUGAR RAY LEONARD TO ATTEND HALL OF FAME BANQUET OF CHAMPIONS

Hall of Famer To Help Honor New Inductee Thomas “Hitman” Hearns CANASTOTA, NY – FEBRUARY 13, 2012 – The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today five-division world champion Sugar Ray Leonard will attend the Banquet of Champions on Saturday, June 9th. The banquet is part of festivities planned for the 23rd Annual Hall of […]

Famous Ring Wars – Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Thomas Hearns

By John F. Mckenna (McJack): On September 26, 1981 a World Welterweight unification title match was held between “Sugar” Ray Leonard and Thomas Hearns, AKA “The Hitman”. Leonard, who the media had groomed to be the heir apparent to Muhammad Ali, was already a media icon. He had charisma, was photogenic and he had dazzling […]

Famous Ring Wars – Roberto Duran vs. Sugar Ray Leonard

By John F. McKenna (McJack): On June 20, 1980 a great fight dubbed “The Brawl in Montreal” took place between Panamanian Roberto Duran and Sugar Ray Leonard from the United States. Ray Leonard was a media darling, having won the Light Welterweight Olympic Gold Medal in the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Canada. The fight with […]

WBC News: Leonard, Robinson, Louis, Duran, Tyson, More!

By José Sulaimán: THE GREAT ONES OF YESTERYEAR AND TODAY The boxing media and many fans of the world have been considering the all-time heroes of boxing, especially after the destruction in the ring of Antonio Margarito by the star of the moment, Manny Pacquiao, who many would like to fight, especially for the money. […]

Who do you pick? De la Hoya vs. Sugar Ray Leonard

By Gerardo Granados: Both fighting at welterweight, young and hungry for glory, fame and money. This fight would set PPV records. Yeah sure, this two warriors belong to different eras (but still both are modern era fighters) and as usual the young boxing fans did not get the chance to watch Leonard engage with other […]

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