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Old 01-20-2013, 12:40 PM   #22
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Default Re: Sugar Ray Leonard; worthy of being a top 20 ATG

Originally Posted by prime View Post
He's in, by a whisker.

In opportunist fashion, but, still, fair and square, the four legs on this stool are the scalps of: Thomas Hearns, Marvin Hagler, Wilfredo Benitez, Roberto Duran.

Throw in huge Lalonde for good measure.

As a fighter, Leonard had huge focus, speed, skill, chin, heart to hang with anyone.

You can't knock a man for looking for angles if, in the ring, where nobody can help you, he always delivered.

He was exciting and, in the end, acquitted the hype.
Legs on a stool? More the tires on his 4x4. Quite remarkable that only Hagler went the distance.
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