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Sugar Ray Leonard - Where Is He Now?

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Leonard's later attempts to recapture the titles were vainglorious but served as a testament to his love of the sport and to his indefatigable spirit. In 1989, a rematch with Hearns ended in a draw. Two years later, in February 1991 at age thirty-five, Leonard challenged WBC junior middleweight champion Terry Norris to a title bout. After losing to Norris, Leonard announced his retirement for the third time.

In Atlantic City on March 1, 1997, lured by the agony of defeat, Leonard endured a final, ill-fated comeback. In a title challenge bout, against Hector "Macho" Camacho for the middleweight championship of the International Boxing Council (IBC, formerly WBC), Leonard was bested by TKO in the fifth round of the contest.

Leonard was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame on June 15, 1997. In 2001 he embarked on a venture as a television-based impresario, with the establishment of Sugar Ray Leonard Boxing, Incorporated.

Leonard's personal life upended in 1990 when his marriage to Wilkinson ended in divorce after ten years and two children. At that time he moved to a house in Pacific Palisades. On August 20, 1993, he married model Bernadette Robi.

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almost 9 years ago

hey ray hope you and the family are

well , take you down memory lane

when you broke your foot you were a

judge at benning starter rec. dc.

i boxed against flyod favors and

you told me i should leave burgess

ac / and come to maryland and box

with your people , oh if i would have listen /the best fighters i have every seen in dc, are you and

the late frank burgess . thanks 4

listening God bless /kenny hamilton

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over 9 years ago

hay ray.this is richard hall you use to manange me long time back.i lost your number.need to talk to you please email me at this ad.need to talk with you..richard hall x champ..

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over 9 years ago

Hi Ray, this is your former sister-in -law. How are you? When you talk to Granny tell her and Pa I said hello as well as the rest of the family. Take care.

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over 10 years ago

Sugar Ray,
I grew up outside Wash.D.C.in Marlow Heights Maryland. If you ever have time PLEASE visit the web site of Marlow Heights60sand70s. Your name is in there from a guest with whom you ran around with up at the Rec. Hall and he remembers you getting into a fight. Very interesting guestbook, sure took me down memory lane. Thank You!