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Fight Like Sugar Goes 12 Rounds On His T-Shirt Line, Sugar Ray Robinson And The Best Round Ever

Round 1: Everyone has a passion in life, and when you get to know people in this world it doesn’t take much time to figure out what those passions are. Simply put, Paul Navarro knows his ****. When it comes to the fight game, that being of the boxing or the mixed martial arts variety, […]The post Fight Like Sugar Goes 12 Rounds On His T-Shirt Line, Sugar Ray Robinson And The...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Sugar Ray Robinson: Ring legend

If you've heard somebody use the phrase "pound for pound," if you've marveled at an athlete's entourage, if you know who the singer Mark McGrath is, then you know a little something about Sugar Ray Robinson. "He was bigger than life," his son, Ray Robinson Jr., told this week. "He was everything to me." Muhammad Ali is boxing...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Who’ll Be The Next Pound-For-Pound Champ?

The title “Pound-for-Pound champion” was invented for the great Sugar Ray Robinson, who fought over 200 fights spanning for three decades.  Robinson debuted as a lightweight (135lb) and campaigned up to light-heavyweight (175), something that is hard to witness with today’s boxers. Robinson loved a challenge, and it is arguable that he would have defeated Joey Maxim for the...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Today in Sports History : Sugar Ray Robinson Wins, Again

On this day in 1958, Sugar Ray Robinson became the first boxing champ to win five titles [middleweight]. To commemorate the record-setting achievement, we found a whole bunch of facts about Robinson. Here are, in our opinion, the five most interesting ones: At age 14, he tried to enter a boxing tournament but did not have the required Amateur Athletic Union membership card.  He...
Via Metta Chronicles
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 5 middleweights of the 1950s

Sugar Ray Robinson Rules a Middleweight Golden Age in the 1950sWhat with Sugar Ray Robinson generally considered the greatest middleweight of all time, and his heyday being the 1950s, here's my list of the five best middleweights of that decade.  There's been no shortage of great middleweights prior to the '50s -- Harry Greb, for instance -- as well as since (the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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