Sugar Ray Robinson vs Sugar Ray Leonard.

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Sugar Ray Robinson vs Sugar Ray Leonard

  1. Sugar Ray Robinson by KO/TKO/RTD

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  2. Sugar Ray Robinson by UD

    17 vote(s)
    47.2%
  3. Sugar Ray Leonard by KO/TKO/RTD

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Sugar Ray Leonard by UD

    6 vote(s)
    16.7%
  5. Draw

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  1. CroBox29

    CroBox29 Member Full Member

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    Who would win in welterweight?
     
  2. Dance84

    Dance84 Unicorn and seastar land Full Member

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    General esb rules are when you add two fighters the one that fought in the earlier time in boxing wins . thats the general rule
     
  3. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft The Cobra Will Always Bite Back... Full Member

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    Robinson, beats Leonard to the punch too often and tags him hard enough to lower Leonard's aggression.
    SRL would have to box, or he's getting stopped, so he'd win rounds and last the distance, but lose a 10-5 type decision.
     
  4. The Morlocks

    The Morlocks Boxing Addict booted Full Member

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    NOBODY is beating 147 pd Robinson. NOBODY
     
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  5. Saad54

    Saad54 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Another vote for Robinson by UD.
     
  6. TipNom

    TipNom Member Full Member

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    Leonard UD
     
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  7. Fergy

    Fergy Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Robinson 100pcent certain!
    He'd take Leonard s best shots with ease and hammer him back. Robbo drops him twice to get a unanimous decision.
     
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  8. joebeadg

    joebeadg Well-Known Member Full Member

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    similar to duran/leanard, but a worse beating, probably KO
     
  9. ETM

    ETM I thought I did enough to win. Full Member

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    Speak on it son!
     
  10. TipNom

    TipNom Member Full Member

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    Leonard has faster hands and is more skilled IMO
     
  11. ETM

    ETM I thought I did enough to win. Full Member

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    Ray Leonard would have an advantage on the inside IMO. I think RL was better defensively.

    At mid-range Robinson was deadly with every punch in his arsenal. Sugar Ray Robinson was taller and more powerful. Robinson was slightly faster and more rangy. Those lefthooks would be a problem for any Welterweight. SRR could double and triple them effortlessly. He could get concussive power on even his flurries. It was uncommon.
    It may look like a faster crisper version of Norris/Leonard. With one exception. Robinson wouldn't carry Leonard. He would try to drive him into the canvas like a nail.
    Sugar Ray by TKO. 10th.
     
  12. Tramell

    Tramell Hypocrites Love to Pray & Be Seen. Mathew 6:5 Full Member

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    Word for word, spot on. One punch KO power, Fullmer was one of many to bare witness.
     
  13. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    SRR would decision SRL in an incredibly high class affair imo. I think Leonard could dig deep and keep it close but he would never quite get there under any scenario. I think Leonard would hold his own in the first half of the bout before being steadily and methodically outclassed. It's far from impossible one or even both could see the canvas at some point tho neither would, imo, ever be in serious danger of being stopped.

    SRR say, 9-6 in rounds.
     
  14. Jel

    Jel Reserving the right to be inconsistent Full Member

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    Agreed. And nobody ever did (not that weighed inside the WW limit, anyway).
     
  15. Jel

    Jel Reserving the right to be inconsistent Full Member

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    I'm surprised that that many people have gone for a SRR KO/TKO. I understand picking Robinson to win (I did too) but Leonard had a hell of a good chin at 147. He got wobbled by Duran but recovered quickly and that was about it. He was rock solid at welterweight.
     


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