This Biography is about one of the best Former Welterweight Sugar Ray Robinson including his Height, weight, Age & Other Detail…
|Biography Of Sugar Ray Robinson|
|Real Name||Sugar Ray Robinson|
|Famous as||Former Welterweight and Middleweight Boxing Champion|
|Personal life of Sugar Ray Robinson|
|Born on||03 May 1921|
|Died At Age||67|
|Born in||Ailey, Georgia, Detroit, Michigan|
|Died on||12 April 1989|
|Place of death||Los Angeles|
|Grouping of People||African American Athletes, African American Men, Black Boxers, School Dropouts|
|Diseases & Disabilities||Alzheimer’s|
|Family Background of Sugar Ray Robinson|
|Father||Walker Smith Sr.|
|Spouses/Partners||Millie Wiggins Bruce (m. 1965-1989), Edna Mae Holly (m. 1943-1960), Marjorie Joseph (m. 1938-1938)|
|Children||Ronnie Robinson, Ray Robinson Jr.|
|Education||De Witt Clinton High school|
|Net worth||$70 million|
|Awards||1957 – 1958 – Fight of the Year Awards|
|Personal Fact of Sugar Ray Robinson|
Sugar Ray Robinson was one of the greatest boxing legends of the 20th century. A prodigious child, he took to sports at an early age, dropping out of school to pursue a career in the same when he was in ninth standard. And rest as they say is history. Match after match, he gave power packed performance within the ring and rose from his amateur status with two titles under his kitty.
He stared his professional career in 1940, defeating each of his opponents in a crushing manner. From 1943 to 1951 he went on a 91-fight unbeaten streak, which is till date the third longest in professional boxing history. By 1951, he posed a professional record of 1281-2 with 84 knockouts.
He successfully held the Welterweight Championship title from 1946 to 1951 and thrice held the Middleweight Championship title in 1951, 1955 and 1958. No boxer in his league had an answer to his powerful and lightning fast paced punches. In his overall career, he was twice named fighter of the year. Interestingly, Robinson did not pursue a career in boxing alone and tried his hand in the entertainment industry as well, but without much success.
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