Sugar Ray Leonard Is My Favorite Fighter Ever … But Was He the Best?

Sugar Ray fought the best and he beat the best. So why is he relegated in conversation as only, possibly, the greatest of his era, as opposed to the greatest of them all?

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The Amateur Years

The Professional Years

An Era’s Best

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2. Roberto Duran

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3. Thomas Hearns

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4. Marvin Hagler

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5. Donny Lalonde

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Leonard as “Ali II”

In Conclusion

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Joel Eisenberg is an award-winning author, screenwriter, and producer. The Oscar in the profile pic isn’t his but he’s scheming. WGA and Pen America member.

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