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.
No one can ever brainwash me to make me believe that Sugar Ray Robinson
and Muhammad Ali were better than me," Mayweather told ESPN.
FIGHT STAR J Benny Lynch and his manager pose for John FAN* Boxer Peter Keenan's son with Sonny Liston in 60s PUNCHLINES JAND PUNCHES Boxer Jake Kilrain with Chic Murray PRESS* Alex Cameron, who was the former chief sportswriter at the Daily Record TRAINING John caught boxer Sugar Ray Robinson
before a fight in the city in the 60s GERS GREAT J Former Rangers player Jim Baxter, left, and a pal are caught in John's lens LEGEND J Muhammad Ali pictured with fans at a gym in Glasgow in the 1960s SCREEN STAR J Rab C actor Tony Roper, right, with a fan in the 1980s LEGACY John's daughters Rita Dunlop and Anne Boyle.
The man Randolph had to face, the 30-year-old Sugar Ray Robinson
, was every bit the "flash" American.
is just blowing smoke when he says he is the greatest fighter of all time - Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson
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.
Sugar Ray Robinson
, probably the greatest pound-for-pound fighter of all, had to make a comeback.
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.
NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Revered by Muhammad Ali as, "the King, the master, my idol"; and by The Ring magazine as "pound for pound, the greatest boxer of all time"; six-time world champion boxer Sugar Ray Robinson
was immortalized today at Madison Square Garden with a commemorative postage stamp.
Sports figures like Babe Ruth, Jack Dempsey and Sugar Ray Robinson
have also all been instrumental in establishing that trend.
Reviewed by Herb Boyd Herb Boyd is the other of Pound for Pound: Biography of Sugar Ray Robinson
(Amistad/HarperCollins, February 2005).
The work is an imaginary portrait of the boxer Sugar Ray Robinson
painted in 1982.
JAKE LAMOTTA, old-time boxer who was the inspiration for the movie Raging Bull: "The greatest fear I had fighting Sugar Ray Robinson
so many times (five) was that I'd wind up diabetic.
Since the DVD features the three Sullivan shows in their entirety, there are other historic variety show appearances by guests such as Carol Burnett, novelty artist SeEor Wences, various Broadway stars, athletes such as boxer Sugar Ray Robinson
, tennis great Don Budge, baseball legend Jackie Robinson and numerous comedians.