Sugar Ray Robinson


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Noun1.Sugar Ray Robinson - United States prizefighter who won the world middleweight championship five times and the world welterweight championship once (1921-1989)
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'There's only one Manny Pacquaio and there's only one Manny Pacquiao that's accomplished what he's done in the history of boxing and that's [being] an eight-time world champion,' Gibbons, who puts Pacquiao along with the legendary Sugar Ray Robinson as 'two of the greatest fighters ever,' said during the Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum Tuesday.
On the same day in 1989, Sugar Ray Robinson, unbeaten welterweight champion and five times winner of the middleweight title, died.
"If Sugar Ray Robinson lost, what makes someone else think they're going to go through boxing and not lose?" he said.
During its early years and up until the 1980s, it hosted boxing, most notable of its visitors having been Joe Louis, Sugar Ray Robinson and Gabriel "Flash" Elorde, who fought there thrice.
LaMotta fought the great Sugar Ray Robinson six times, handing Robinson the first defeat of his career in 1943 and losing the middleweight title to him in a storied match on Feb.
LaMotta's career was highlighted by a rivalry with the legendary Sugar Ray Robinson, who beat LaMotta in five of their six matches, including an especially ferocious title bout in 1951.
"Floyd has to be in everyone's top five, but for me, Sugar Ray Robinson was the best."
1 Disney's Alice In Wonderland was released 2 Actor Kurt Russell was born 3 Randolph Turpin beat Sugar Ray Robinson 4 President Truman fired General MacArthur impossipuzzles "How old is Santiago?" asked Diego, looking at the photo on the table.
Brook, the IBF welterweight champion, who is moving up two weights to fight Golovkin, said: "Sugar Ray Robinson was unbelievable.
On the same day in 1989 Sugar Ray Robinson, unbeaten welterweight champion and five times winner of the middleweight title, died.