Sugar Ray Leonard Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Sugar Ray Leonard (Sugar, Ray Charles Leonard)

Last Updated: 12 May, 2023 | Views: 588

Age: 68

Profession: Boxer

Other Profession(s): Motivational Speaker, Actor, Television Producer

Famous For: Professional Boxer, Won World Titles In Five Weight Classes

Sugar Ray Leonard Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
17 May, 1956 (68 Years 4 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
North Carolina

Birth District
Wilmington

Birth Sign
Taurus

Religion
Christianity

Nationalities
American

Sugar Ray Leonard Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Ray Charles Leonard is an American motivational speaker, former boxer, occasional actor, and best known as "Sugar" Ray Leonard. The undisputed welterweight champion, he competed from 1977 to 1997, winning five world titles and three lineal titles. He also won four lineal championships during his career. Leonard was a member of the "Four Kings", which consisted of Roberto Durán, Leonard, Thomas Hearns, and Marvin Hagler, all of whom fought each other throughout the 1980s. During the 1976 Summer Olympics, Leonard also won a gold medal in the light welterweight division.

Career:

In 1969: A Palmer Park Recreation Center boxing program helped Leonard get started in boxing.

In 1972: At the National AAU Tournament, Leonard lost to Jerome Artis by decision in the featherweight quarterfinals.

In 1973: After winning the National Golden Gloves Lightweight Championship, Leonard lost the AAU Lightweight Championship to Randy Shields.

In 1976: Leonard was selected as the light welterweight representative for the U.S. Olympic Team.

In 1986: He announced that he would fight Hagler on a Washington, D.C. talk show.

Achievements and Awards:

In 1975: He took home the Pan American Games gold medal.

In 1976: His gold medal at the Montreal Olympics was the first of his career.

In 1980: Leonard reclaimed the welterweight title from the World Boxing Council.

Unknown Facts:

During his career, Leonard won 36 matches (25 knockouts) and lost three.

His biggest inspirations were Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson, who had come before him.

 

Sugar Ray Leonard Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 178 cm
In Meters 1.78 m
In Feet & Inches 5'10"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 72 kg
In Pounds 158 Ibs

Eye Color
Brown

Hair Color
Black

Sugar Ray Leonard Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Cicero Leonard

Mother's Name
Getha Leonard

Spouse
Bernadette Robi, Juanita Wilkinson

Brother(s)
Roger Leonard

Sister(s)
Sandy Leonard, Bunny Leonard, Sharon Leonard

Son(s)
Ray Charles Leonard, Jr., Daniel Ray Leonard, Jarrel Leonard

Daughter(s)
Camille Leonard

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