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Sports star, Sugar Ray Leonard

S. H. Burchard

Sports star, Sugar Ray Leonard

by S. H. Burchard

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leonard, Sugar Ray, -- 1956- -- Juvenile literature,
  • Boxers (Sports) -- Juvenile literature,
  • African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the 1976 Olympic gold medal winner who became the welterweight champion of the world.

    Edition Notes

    j-113,895

    StatementS.H. Burchard.
    GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23256950M
    ISBN 100152780483, 0152780491

    Leonard's in-ring success and outgoing personality helped garner commercial appeal for the sport as well. As a result, Sugar Ray Leonard became a household name during the early s. Sugar Ray Leonard is one of the few high-profile athletes that collectors have a legitimate opportunity to collect in their entirety. Sugar Ray Leonard real name is Ray Charles Leonard. He is also famous from other names as Sugar. He was born on at Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States. He is American by natinoanliy. He is Sports Persons (Boxer) by profession. He is the son of Cicero Leonard (father) and Getha Leonard (mother).

      Mike Tyson’s fighting style was praised by boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard. The American is a fan favourite for his powerful punching and quick movements. It helped the year-old to a heavyweight title at 20 years old in He showed that power from a very young age, impressing legendary coach Cus D’Amato at 13 years old.   Author of Sports Star, Bob Griese, Sports star, Sugar Ray Leonard, The Statue of Liberty, Dorothy Hamill, Chris Evert, Elvin Hayes, Sports Star.

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Sports star, Sugar Ray Leonard by S. H. Burchard Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Sports star: Sugar Ray Leonard. [S H Burchard] -- A biography of the Olympic gold medal winner who became the welterweight champion of the world.

Alan Goldstein, a long-time boxing writer for the Baltimore Sun, chronicles the rise of welterweight champion Sugar Ray Leonard in "Fistful of Sugar." The book opens with the second fight between Leonard and Robert Duran in November This is the famous "no mas, no mas" fight where Duran surrendered in the eighth round.5/5(2).

Sugar Ray Leonard was a champion Olympic and professional welterweight boxer. He retired from the sport in and was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame.

Sugar Ray Leonard is a boxer, an entertainer and a star. At 59 years old, Sugar Ray Leonard stays busy in Los Angeles with his wife, four children, three dogs, charity work, broadcasting and, of.

In the summer ofSugar Ray Leonard became famous when he won the gold medal at the Olympic Games in Montreal. This excerpt describes what happened soon after he returned to his home in. Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year () Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Thomas Hearns I was named The Ring Fight of the Year () U.S.

Olympic Hall of Fame inductee () Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Marvelous Marvin Hagler was named The Ring Fight of the Year and Upset of the Year () The Ring Fighter of the Decade (s).

Leonard fought his "last" fight in early While training for a subsequent fight he noticed vision problems and his doctors diagnosed a detached retina. Surgery corrected this problem but rather than risk future damage, Sugar Ray Sugar Ray Leonard book from the ring.

The retirement was short-lived and Leonard returned to the ring in May   Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard breaks down some of his most iconic fights of all time, including his fights with Andrés Aldama inDick Eklund inPete Ranzany inWilfred Benitez.

The Big Fight is the story not just of Sugar Ray the boxer, but also of Ray Leonard the man. There were only two ways for a black man to get into the newspapers in Washington, D.C., in the s, Ray tells us: the bad way?through crime?or the good way, which was boxing.

Ray Leonard Vs Valery Limasov. Five defeats he must face that young man he is from the Soviet Union. He saved me point Valerie He is only 20 - four has fought, however, - - four four bounce bounce you you you know know, know, know, putting.

putting putting putting. - two. he has From the European country, US is very tough to get at he is taller than sugar. Former professional boxer Sugar Ray Leonard attends the U.S. premiere of "Hands of Stone" at the SVA Theatre on Monday, Aug. 22,in New York. Sugar Ray Leonard Breaks Down His Most Iconic Fights | GQ Sports - Duration: GQ Sports 1, views.

Oscar De La Hoya's 6 most controversial bouts - Duration: Little Ray Leonard, the 7-year-old star of those 7-Up commercials, studied the battered face of his father, who a few hours earlier had bludgeoned the hitherto undefeated Thomas Hearns into submission at of the 14th : Pat Putnam.

Sugar Ray Leonard was a father at 17, a repeat adulterer, an alcoholic and drug addict. He battled his way from the No. 2 Boys Club in Washington to an Olympic gold medal and the highest level of.

SUGAR RAY LEONARD. January 20 at AM Dr. Martin Luther King said, “the ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." ⁣ Today we honor him and his fight for a better world that inspires us all to give back and care for others, to Followers: M.

How Sugar Stays in Shape. En español l This five-time boxing champ may be done in the ring. But at 58, Leonard still keeps fit in between motivational speeches, raising funds for juvenile diabetes and working on his Champ 5 Star fitness-gear collection.

But one thing is irrefutable: Sugar Ray Leonard’s book, being published on the anniversary of D-Day, has a bomb burst all its own.

Buzz Bissinger, a sports columnist for The Daily Beast. Sugar Ray Leonard, byname of Ray Charles Leonard, (bornRocky Mount, North Carolina, U.S.), American boxer, known for his agility and finesse, who won 36 of 40 professional matches and various an amateur, he took an Olympic gold medal in the light-welterweight class at the Games in Montreal.

By his mid-teens Leonard proved adept at boxing, and. Sugar Ray Leonard by Steven Case and Kelly Agan, NC Government & Heritage Library,17 May - Ray Charles Leonard, known as the boxing champion "Sugar Ray" Leonard (after the champion boxer Sugar Ray Robinson), was born on in Wilmington, North Carolina to Getha Leonard and Cicero Leonard, who boxed in the Navy.

On Monday, April 6,"Marvelous" Marvin Hagler made the thirteenth defense of his world middleweight championship against “Sugar” Ray Leonard. And, when it was over, the wildly popular Leonard, returning from his second retirement, had clawed out a round split decision victory.

Sugar Ray Leonard was born Ray Charles Leonard in Wilmington, North Carolina, on The fifth of seven children of Cicero and Getha Leonard, he was named for singer Ray Charles. In Wilmington, Leonard's father worked in a soda pop plant, and his mother was a nursing assistant.Dundee's success with Muhammad Ali and Trainer's business savvy ensured that three years later, Sugar Ray Leonard was not only a millionaire, but ready for his first world title.

Puerto Rican Wilfredo Benitez, himself a world champion since the age of 17, surrendered the WBC welterweight title inand Sugar Ray was on his way. Sugar Ray Leonard (R) with his then wife (mother of his son Ray Jr.) Juanita and his son, Ray Leonard Jr.

“She was saying ‘Ray [Jr.] don’t don’t leave don’t leave, and then I got back upstairs and her head’s bloody and I screamed at him and he left.”.