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BURST: Frank Robinson Celebrity Golf Invitational

It was a star-studded event at Wilshire Country Club for the Frank Robinson Celebrity Golf Invitational, which benefits the MLB Urban Youth Academy in Compton. Check out our best photos and videos, including interviews with Jerry West, Albert Pujols, Sugar Ray Leonard and Frank Robinson. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the media to appear
Via Fox Sports West
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Perfection, Ugliness: Mayweather Vs. Maidana Preview And Prediction

Welcome to fight week for Floyd Mayweather, where ugly-spectacle-as-promotional-hype builds up to his sublime perfection in the ring. How low can Mayweather sink, in the department of self-marketing? Low enough to, as a convicted woman beater, to capitalize on the publicity he gets from defending Ray Rice, for instance, this past week. Last time, it was promoting his ex-fiancee...
Via Bloguin Best
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Sugar Ray Leonard expects more punches & a knockdown in #MayweatherMaidana2

So we heard what Roberto Duran had to say about the Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 rematch and now the second of the four kings of the 80′s comes to the fold as “Sugar” Ray Leonard chimes in on what he expects to happen on September 13th at the MGM Grand. Leonard who was in Las Vegas a few weeks back and inducted Roberto Duran into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame spoke to me about...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather following Sugar Ray Leonard: Dubiously fighting for two WBC titles at once a la Leonard vs. Lalonde

Floyd Mayweather's upcoming rematch against Marcos Maidana will now be for both of his WBC title straps, from the Welterweight and Junior Middleweight divisions. WBC head-honcho Mauricio Sulaiman has apparently given his go ahead after Mayweather requested to do so. For Mayweather, it's a move which allows him to continue following in the historical footsteps of Sugar Ray...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Citi Field Gets Hit By Sharknado In Sequel Of Syfy Original Movie (Video)

The New York Mets can’t catch a break. They’re in the middle of their sixth straight losing season, they were victims of Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme in 2009 and now Citi Field has been hit by a shark-filled tornado. Well, not really, obviously. The fictional destruction is a plotline of the Syfy original movie “Sharknado 2: The Next One,” and Mets fans — including Sugar...
Via NESN.com
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Official Queensberry Rules Ruslan Provodnikov Vs. Chris Algieri Drinking Game

Is there anything that goes better with two dudes punching each other in the head than an ice cold beer (or 20)? In that spirit, we’ve put together a drinking game for tonight’s fights to make sure that you stay refreshed and enjoy yourself to the fullest possible extent. Drink whenever anyone on the commentary team says “raw moose liver.” Drink if Max Kellerman makes a...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

New boxing documentary El Boxeo from Alan Swyer examines the rise of Latinos in the sport

Director Alan Swyer’s new documentary “El Boxeo” (www.elboxeothemovie.com), which tells the dramatic story of the emergence of Latinos in boxing, will be released on Father’s Day, June 15. The film illustrates the evolution of the sport as Latinos exploded onto the scene to dominate what was once considered the traditional all-white sport. The television release will be announced...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ray Allen Calls Lance Stephenson Affection Towards Bron “Buffoonery”

That is a little harsh coming from Jesus. Creepy yes, silly absolutely, don’t know if I’d call it buffoonery, but here is what Sugar Ray had to say courtesy of Bleacher Report. “No, it’s just buffoonery,” Allen said. “As players, we just are professional, we come out and do our jobs. He’s young. He’ll grow up.” Allen said that there are unwritten rules—and certainly...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 29, 2014  |  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

African-American History Month Day 9 – Sugar Ray Leonard

  Photo Credit: sugarrayleonard.com Sugar Ray Leonard was an outstanding boxer who came along at a time where televised sports coverage grew rapidly. He was at once an asset to such growth and a beneficiary of the same. He was a precursor to so many athletes who today look to polish a specific public image that works in tandem with their accomplishments in their fields of competition...
Via DC Sports-Kings
February 10, 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 FOXSports.com this week. "He was everything to me." Muhammad Ali is boxing...
Via Fox Sports
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Sugar Ray Leonard and Sugar Shane Mosley receive tribute painting

It was awesome enough to get Sugar Ray Leonard and Sugar Shane Mosley in the same place in the video we posted the other day. But add in a painting that features the three most famous Sugar’s and one that is made out of actual sugar and the result couldn’t be any sweeter. Hah, you like that rhyme huh?! John Barge III is a talented artist and you can check him out presenting his...
Via Fight Hub TV
January 15, 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

Sugar Ray Leonard picks Floyd Mayweather to be Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year

Sports Illustrated will announce its choice for 2013's Sportsman of the Year on Dec. 16. As they often do, they have other famous figures in sports and sports history to offer their own take on who should win the award. Here, you'll find the take from Sugar Ray Leonard, and his choice of Floyd Mayweather as the 2013 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year. Here's an...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Why the welterweight division is boxing’s best

Defending the welterweight division as the best in boxing today: The welterweight division has always been one of the marquee classes in the sport. From Henry Armstrong and Sugar Ray Robinson, to Ray Leonard and Tommy Hearns, and today, nearly the whole lot of the sport's biggest active stars, the division has always been talent- and star-rich. So is 147 lbs the best division...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather Crowned WBC Supreme Champion

Yet another honor for Floyd “Money” Mayweather.  The 165 countries that make up the World Boxing Council (WBC) voted unanimously to honor Mayweather with the Supreme Championship.  The first and only to be given the honor.  The announcement was made at the council’s annual conference, held this year in Bangkok, Thailand “It’s a recognition of our admiration to a champion...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

30 for 30 – No Más

30 for 30 – No Más is a look back at the 1980′s fights between Olympic Gold Medalist Sugar Ray Leonard and Latin Champion Roberto Duran. Duran, who was widely recognized as one of the toughest fighters of all time shocked the world when he uttered the phrase “No Más” during the second of their two bouts. Enjoy and share your thoughts
Via BadCulture
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Revisiting "No Mas" With ESPN 30 For 30

As befits the latest installment of ESPN’s acclaimed 30 For 30 series, or any boxing documentary if you’re really feeling facetious, "No Mas," (debuting Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET) is anachronistic from the get go. From the opening shots of Ray Leonard’s ageless torso as he pounds the heavy bag in his home gym, to the eventual face off between the two protagonists at the...
Via The Queensbury Rules
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Arum: “Lomachenko Best … Since Sugar Ray Leonard”

HOLLYWOOD, CA - Today, two-time Ukrainian Olympic gold medalist Vasyl “The Great” Lomachenko hosted an open media workout at the Wild Card Boxing Gym with trainers and promoter Bob Arum on hand to join in the festivities. Top Rank’s newest prospect gave media a sneak preview of his boxing prowess before he is unveiled in Las Vegas on October 12th on the undercard of Bradley...
Via BadCulture
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary “No Mas” on Sugar Ray Leonard & Roberto Duran debuts Oct 15th

ESPN Films’ award-winning 30 for 30 film series continues with No Más, which will premiere on Tuesday, October 15, at 8 p.m. ET. The film, directed by Eric Drath (Renee), chronicles the rivalry of boxing legends Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran. In the midst of boxing’s contemporary golden age -­ the 1980’s -­ stood two fighters who established a captivating rivalry....
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Why Floyd Mayweather is The Kobe Bryant of Boxing

This will be Kobe Bryant’s 18th year in the NBA. Normally when a player last that long in the NBA they are relegated to McGrady status, they are begging for one last opportunity before retiring like Allen Iverson or they have settled into a specific role player status like Ray Allen. Kobe Bryant in his 17th year in the NBA averaged. 27, 5 & 6 That’s not normal, it defies...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Oscar De La Hoya “Mayweather vs. Canelo is similar to Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Floyd Mayweather Sr.”

Whenever a big time match up is announced we like to look at fights from the past with similar fighters and styles to give us a better foresight on how that match will end up. When Mayweather vs. Canelo was announced two fights immediately popped into our heads, Mayweather vs. Oscar De La Hoya and Pernell Whitaker vs. Oscar De La Hoya. In both instances, it was defense master versus...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Have A Look At Woody Allen’s Resume From 1965

Not only is this resume dripping with impressive gigs, it also is hysterical. In today’s mundane world resumes are cookie-cutter and get torn apart for spacing issues and formatting issues. Not only did Woody Allen’s CV get across that he is super talented, but it also gives a look to who he actually is a person. I like Sugar Ray Robinson, little blonde girls and William Butler...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Sugar Ray attending Nevada Hall of Fame induction Aug 10, Sugar Shane attending Aug 9 fight card at Fantasy Springs as special guest

How sweet it is. Two of boxing's most famous Sugars are set for some appearances of the coming weeks. Sugar Ray Leonard will be attending the induction ceremony for the new Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame on August 10th. Meanwhile, the night before, Sugar Shane Mosley will be attending a fight card at Fantasy Springs in Indio, California as a special guest for the evening. Sugar Ray...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Inaugural Nevada hall of fame event tickets on sale Monday: Tyson, Leonard, De La Hoya amongst inductees

Legends Mike Tyson, Sugar Ray Leonard and Oscar De La Hoya head up the list to be feted at the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The star-studded inaugural class of the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame will be officially inducted in a gala dinner on Saturday, August 10, at the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino. Tickets for the event, ranging from $50 to $250, will go on sale...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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