SUGAR RAY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Greatest-Ever Middleweight: Anyone Toppling Sugar Ray Robinson?

In a previous series of articles (here, here, and here), I declared Muhammad Ali as the greatest heavyweight boxer ever. Throughout the history of professional boxing, the sport has gone from a handful of weight divisions growing into too many divisions to stay on top of. In boxing’s best days, the most popular divisions were the heavys, middleweights, welterweights and lightweights...
Via The Sports Post
April 16, 2017  |  Discuss

MMA Ten: Hannibal Buress joins fight game, Sugar Ray talks Mayweather/McGregor, and Your MMA Knockout of the Week

The MMA Ten keeps you updated on the latest news from the world of the UFC and beyond! This week: Boxing legend says boxer will win boxing fight, UFC fighters bust out some moves at a Mavs game, Tony Ferguson goes trolling hard, and a fighter freaks out big after referee error. Let’s start by watching a robbery. Fighter Freaks After Rep Stops Fight Jorge Patino keeps fighting...
Via The Comeback
March 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Sugar Ray Leonard to join Showtime on CBS’ boxing crew for Garcia vs. Thurman

Hall of Fame boxer and former welterweight champion Sugar Ray Leonard will be part of a primetime boxing production on CBS this weekend. Leonard will be part of the Showtime on CBS crew along with blow-by-blow voice Mauro Ranallo, analyst Al Bernstein, host Brian Custer and reporter Jim Gray. The latest ESPN is reportedly trying to lure Katie...
Via Awful Announcing
February 28, 2017  |  Discuss

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

First Look: Usher Filming For Sugar Ray Leonard Biopic

PANAMA - Grammy award winning R & B crooner Usher Raymond has been diligently preparing for his role as Sugar Ray Leonard in the upcoming bio-pic, “Hands of Stone.” In a recent interview with Men’s Health magazine, Raymond spoke of the rigors of training to carve his body into shape to closely resemble the iconic 146 pound world champion. “What he did as a boxer is no...
Via BadCulture
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Ray Williams — NBA star who lost it all — dead at 58

Former NBA star Ray Williams passed away today at Manhattan's Sloan-Kettering Hospital after a long battle with colon cancer.  The former New York Knicks guard, who had fallen on unbelievably hard times, was 58 when he died, reports the New York Post. Williams' harrowing rags-to-riches-to-rags story is a cautionary tale for all athletes or anyone who thinks they have got it all...
Via The Other Paper
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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Camacho shot, in critical condition

Former three-division world champion boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho, the flamboyant and often troubled Puerto Rican fighter, who was raised in New York City, was shot in the jaw in Bayamon, Puerto Rico while riding in a car on Tuesday night.  He is listed in critical condition. A man driving the car was also shot and killed.  Police have one suspect in custody according to reports...
Via The Other Paper
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Ray Mancini The Good Son movie premiere: Photos, video & notes

The new documentary movie about the life of Ray Mancini debuted at the Italian Embassy in Washington D.C. on Thursday night. Called "The Good Son", it's a documentary film based on the biography of the same name written by Mark Kriegel, previously the author of biographies on Pete Maravich and Joe Namath. The premiere was hosted by Fight for Children, a Washington D.C. charity serving...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Ray Allen’s Top 5 Celtkicks #5

Ray Allen’s free agency could mark the end of an era in Boston.  When Ray joined the Celtics, it marked the first time since Dee Brown pumped up his Reeboks that Boston was excited about a Celtic’s players shoes.  During his time with the C’s Ray dazzled fans with his amazing shooting skills and incredible Air Jordans.  Celtics green when mixed with classic Jordan silhouettes was...
Via Red's Army
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Washington DC Today Charity Fight Night 2010

What's up! I'm still in the Washington DC area with some fantastic boxers. Sugar Ray, Roy Jones, Jr. Joe Frazier, Ernie Shavers, Ray Boom Boom Mancini, Jerry Cooney, Ken Norton Some entertainers like Baby Face (who used to record with Tony) and Jermaine Dupri and more! I'm having a great time.  
Via BusterDouglas's Blog
November 06, 2009  |  Discuss
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