Sugar Ray Robinson Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

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Sugar Ray Robinson

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 NameSugar Ray Robinson
ProfessionBoxers
Nick NameSugar
Famous asFormer Welterweight and Middleweight Boxing Champion
NationalityAmerican
ReligionOrthodox
Personal life of Sugar Ray Robinson
Born on03 May 1921
Birthday3rd May
Died At Age67
Sun SignTaurus
Born inAiley, Georgia, Detroit, Michigan
Died on12 April 1989
Place of deathLos Angeles
Grouping of PeopleAfrican American Athletes, African American Men, Black Boxers, School Dropouts
Diseases & DisabilitiesAlzheimer’s
CityGeorgia
Family Background of Sugar Ray Robinson
FatherWalker Smith Sr.
MotherLeila Hurst
SiblingsMarie, Evelyn
Spouses/PartnersMillie Wiggins Bruce (m. 1965-1989), Edna Mae Holly (m. 1943-1960), Marjorie Joseph (m. 1938-1938)
ChildrenRonnie Robinson, Ray Robinson Jr.
EducationDe Witt Clinton High school
Net worth$70 million
Awards1957 – 1958 – Fight of the Year Awards
Personal Fact of

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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