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What’s in a Nickname?

By Eric Coronado Jr: Henry David Thoreau once wrote, “At present our only true names are nicknames… Some travelers tell us that an Indian had no name given him at first, but earned it, and his name was his fame; and among some tribes he acquired a new name with every new exploit. It is […]

Leonard gives Canelo the edge against Golovkin

By Sean Jones: Former 5-division world champion Sugar Ray Leonard is leaning toward Saul Canelo Alvarez to defeat IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin in their rematch on May 5. At this time, Canelo is still under investigation for having tested positive twice for the performance enhancing drug clenbuterol last February. … Read

Mayweather criticizes Leonard for losing to Hector Camacho

By Allan Fox: Floyd Mayweather Jr. is still firing back at boxing great Sugar Ray Leonard over a brief comment he made on social media recently. Mayweather already responded to the former 5-division world champion Leonard over the comment recently, but it looks like he’s still not done at fully venting. … Read

Mayweather and Sugar Ray Leonard exchange words

By Allan Fox: Former 5 division world champion Sugar Ray Leonard and Floyd Mayweather Jr. had words with one another on Sunday. Leonard commented about how Mayweather told him that he was the best fighter he’d ever seen. However, since Mayweather has retired, he’s been calling himself the ‘The Best Ever,’ and Leonard doesn’t understand […]

The Fabulous Four

By Gav Duthie: When I was first getting into boxing I went round to my high street HMV and bought all the boxing history videotapes I could. Youtube is great these days but it was guys like Bert Sugar, Harry Carpenter, Teddy Atlas etc that set the scene in these historic video/DVD pieces conveying how […]

Arum Looks Back at Hagler-Leonard w/ Valdez, Ramirez, Magdaleno & Stevenson

With the 30th anniversary of The SuperFight: Hagler vs. Leonard just days away (April 6), Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum looked back at one of boxing’s most spectacular events. He shared his experiences of that promotion with undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) world champions ÓSCAR VALDEZ, GILBERTO “Zurdo” RAMIREZ and JESSIE MAGDALENO, as well […]

30 Years Later – Valdez/Ramirez/Magdaleno/Stevenson Score Hagler vs. Leonard

It took place on Monday, April 6, 1987 at Caesars Palace and it was promoted by Bob Arum’s Top Rank®. The SuperFight: Hagler vs. Leonard, with Marvin Hagler defending his middleweight title against Sugar Ray Leonard, making a return after a three-year absence from the ring and a big question mark about his surgically-repaired eye. […]

Sugar Ray Leonard & David Dinkins Jr. media conference call highlights

Boxing Hall of Famer and former undisputed welterweight world champion Sugar Ray Leonard and David Dinkins Jr., SHOWTIME Sports Senior Vice President and Executive Producer, hosted a media conference call on Wednesday to discuss Leonard joining the CBS broadcast team for Saturday’s welterweight unification between undefeated champions Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia. Stephen Espinoza, Executive […]

Sugar Ray Leonard joins Showtime Championship Boxing on CBS this Saturday

Boxing Hall of Famer and former undisputed welterweight world champion Sugar Ray Leonard will join the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS broadcast team on Saturday, March 4 for GARCIA vs. THURMAN. The event will be headlined by the welterweight world championship unification bout between undefeated champions Danny Garcia and Keith Thurman. GARCIA vs. THURMAN is […]

Leonard: Kell Brook needs to prove the doubters wrong

By Scott Gilfoid: It seems like the boxing world is giving Kell Brook (36-0, 25 KOs) very little chance of beating IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (35-0, 32 Kos), and you can add the great former world champion Sugar Ray Leonard among the doubters who don’t think “Special K” is talented enough to get the […]


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