Originally Posted by SJS19
When you know the context of it, it's actually one of the cleverer nicknames in Boxing history. Much better than 'Money' in my opinion.
I have no problem with 'Sugar' Shane Mosley or with Ricky 'Hitman' Hatton.
'The Golden Boy' suited DLH to the ground, from his Olympic medal, to his ten world titles, to his box office appeal.
Sometimes I wonder if he took that named off of the fame 1930's gangster. Now that you think of it, Gangsters from that time have as cool nicknames as boxers lol.