Sugar Ray Robinson

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United States prizefighter who won the world middleweight championship five times and the world welterweight championship once (1921-1989)

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He once joked: "The three toughest fighters I fought were Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Robinson and Sugar Ray Robinson.
The three toughest fighters I've ever been up against were Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Robinson and Sugar Ray Robinson," LaMotta said.
Anyone capable of handing Sugar Ray Robinson his first loss, snapping a 40-fight unbeaten run, then pushing him to the limit in five other encounters, must have been good.
It's because no one could ever brainwash me into believing Sugar Ray Robinson or Muhammad Ali were better than me.
Benjamin Spock, Sugar Ray Robinson, Wilt Chamberlain, and many more.
1951: Sugar Ray Robinson regained his world welterweight title by beating Briton Randolph Turpin, in the 'Fight of the Century'.
If he said Sugar Ray Robinson was the greatest fighter of all time, he was.
His love of boxing was fostered as a child - when he saw a picture of Sugar Ray Robinson - and he enjoyed success in the sphere of management.
is just blowing smoke when he says he is the greatest fighter of all time - Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson notwithstanding.
GORDON BROWN looks to have seen off another coup and the enfeebled Prime Minister is looking tougher to topple than Sugar Ray Robinson, with Hills going 1-20 that he will be leader of the Labour party on election day, writes Michael Brear.
1989 The boxer Sugar Ray Robinson died of Alzheimer's Disease at the age of 67.
Sports marketing consultant Youmans tells the story of boxer Carmen Basilio, who famously challenged and defeated Sugar Ray Robinson for the middleweight championship of the world in 1957.
Don King watched from ringside as the 18-year-old Bolton lightweight was taken the full four rounds by Coventry's tough Baz Carey and proceeded to speak of him in the same breath as the all-time great Sugar Ray Robinson.