What Was Sugar Ray Leonards Best Performance

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  1. Devon

    Devon Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Nobody from super featherweight to welterweight would knock out Mayweather
     
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  2. Devon

    Devon Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Anyway, take a look at this video, it exposes all of Mayweather flaws and shows that any of the fabulous 4 would've undoubtedly beaten him
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  3. Flo_Raiden

    Flo_Raiden Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Always thought his performance against Davey Boy Green was his absolute prime.
     
  4. Indefatigable

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    Many would. Many
     
  5. Devon

    Devon Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Mayweather only got hit with 2 clean punches in his career, both in the Mosley fight and never looked close to being knocked out in his entire career
     
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  6. Tomatron

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    There were many, Duran 2 regardless of the circumstances Leonard performed, Benitez great performance, but for me it’s Hearns 1.

    Fought another all time great close to his prime, behind on the scores card and turned it around when he needed to, I think that would shade it for me.
     
  7. Brixton Bomber

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    Lol! Old Shane had Mayweather breakdancing.
     
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  8. Richard M Murrieta

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    I know many might disagree with me, but Sugar Ray Leonard's finest performance happened on April 6 1987 defeating the most dominate World Middleweight Champion since Carlos Monzon dominated the 1970's, it was Marvelous Marvin Hagler. Leonard demonstrated that he still had the mobility, speed and endurance to move and counter during the title fight, piling up points to win the decision. Hagler dominated the 1980's, cleaning out the middleweight division, but Leonard's victory prevented Marvelous from retiring as champion, also prevented him from surpassing the record set by Monzon in 1977 of 14 successful title defenses.
     
  9. White Bomber

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    The one where he robbed Hagler
    :fusmile SRL
     
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  10. White Bomber

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    Hearns was dominating him, he simply got tired.
    In a 12 round fight, Hearns beats him
     
  11. White Bomber

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    No version of SRL beats FMJ
     
  12. Kamikaze

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    Irrelevant. Sugar was just as tired and it wasn’t domination lol. Leonard beat Tommy plain and simple he just out manned him in the 14th that night.
     
  13. Indefatigable

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    Wrong again buffalo breathe.
     
  14. mr. magoo

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    Hard to choose but I really liked the Benitez performance
     
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  15. Mike Cannon

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    Good point buddy, thing is I saw on YT where else ! an occasion that led to both fighters sharing a podium, both active at the time, both in suits looking cool, and Pryor was down and out baiting Leonard , calling him out in no uncertain terms, citing reasons why they should fight not least the money both would earn, guys I am telling ya, Ray turned a deaf ear ! trying to humor AP and deescalate the situation, seemingly wanting no part of a fight with Pryor.
    Look for sure, most if not all fighters are fearless, and I am sure SRL was not afraid of AP in the strictest sense, but truth be told he didn't take up Pryors challenge ?
    Keep well.