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Sugar Ray Leonard

Awards And Accomplishments

Leonard retired in 1991 with a career record of 36-2-1.
1975 Gold medal at the Pan American Games
1976 Gold medal at the Montreal Olympics
1979 Defeated Wifredo Benitez for the World Boxing Council welterweight championship; named fighter of the year by Ring magazine
1980 Reclaimed World Boxing Council welterweight title
1981 Defeated Ajub Kalube for the WBA junior middleweight title; unified the welterweight belts by defeating WBA champion Thomas Hearns; named sportsman of the year by Sports Illustrated; named fighter of the year by Ring magazine; named Athlete of the Year by ABC's Wide World of Sports; hailed for the fight of the year by Ring magazine
1987 Defeated Marvin Hagler for the middleweight championship; hailed for the fight of the year by Ring magazine
1988 Defeated Donny Lalonde for the WBC super middleweight and light heavyweight championships

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