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Summary

Sugar Ray Robinson (born as Walker Smith Jr. in Ailey, Georgia, died in Culver City, California) was a famous Athlete from USA, who lived between May 3, 1921 and April 12, 1989.

Biography

Walker Smith Jr. better known as Sugar Ray Robinson, was a boxer from Detroit in the state of Michigan in the United States.

Robinson holds a number of boxing records, including record of being world champion in the same weight placement when he won the middleweight title for the 5th time. He was also champion in the welterweight. A number of boxing fans, critics and journalists believes that Robinson is the history's best boxer. In the 1940s and 1950s Robinson fronted cover of Ring Magazine. He also served in the army for some time. Robinson retired as late as 1965, at the age of 44 years. He is also incorporated into the boxing Hall of Fame.

Sugar Ray Robinson is a name known to all boxing enthusiasts. The three words are synonymous with "pound for pound, the greatest boxer of all time" - the greatest boxer, pound for pound.

In the era when Robinson dominated, there were 3 times as many boxers. There were half as many weight classes and there was only one World Cup Title of each class. Robinson was fighting against all of the best boxers in the classes before he got the World Cup match, a practice that does not exist today. In today's boxing, it is often enough with one or two games against top 10 ranked opponent. Robinson is probably the greatest boxer of the sport's golden age.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 4 quotes who is written / told by Sugar.

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Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sugar_Ray_Robinson

Famous quotes by Sugar Ray Robinson (4)


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"To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when no one else will"
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"You always say 'I'll quit when I start to slide', and then one morning you wake up and realize you've done slid"
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"I ain't never liked violence"
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"My business is hurting people"


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