Pound For Pound For All-Time The Greatest Was Sugar Ray Robinson

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Pound For Pound For All-Time The Greatest Was Sugar Ray Robinson

LAS VEGAS, NV-The Greatest Pound for Pound fighter of all time is Sugar Ray Robinson. You would be hard pressed to find anyone in the Boxing circles who would disagree here.

We often hear the term Pound for Pound and think of guys like Oscar De La Hoya, Floyd Mayweather Jr, and currently Manny.

When you say "The Greatest" many think of Muhammed Ali and the self proclaimed label...Overall without a shadow of doubt Ali was the greatest entertaining heavyweight champion we ever saw in the ring.

Robinson was 74-1 when he finally got a title bought against Tommy Bell. Robinson had 40 KO's at that point in the first round.

Robinson had epic fights as a Welterweight and a Middleweight. To detail those would make this article very long...


Statistics
Real name Walker Smith Jr.
Nickname Sugar
Rated at Welterweight,
Middleweight,
Light-Heavyweight
Nationality American
Birth date May 3, 1921
Birth place Ailey, Georgia
Death date April 12 1989 (aged 67)
Death place Culver City, California
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 202
Wins 175
Wins by KO 108
Losses 19
Draws 6
No contests 2

Statistics
Real name Walker Smith Jr.
Nickname Sugar
Rated at Welterweight,
Middleweight,
Light-Heavyweight
Nationality American
Birth date May 3, 1921
Birth place Ailey, Georgia
Death date April 12 1989 (aged 67)
Death place Culver City, California
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 202
Wins 175
Wins by KO 108
Losses 19
Draws 6
No contests 2
In 1997, years after his death, Robinson was picked by Ring Magazine as the best pound-for-pound fighter of the last 75 years, beating out Joe Louis and Muhammad Ali.

Amateur Achievements

  • Amateur Record: 85-0 with 69 Ko's.

Awards & Recognition

  • Named "The Ring" "Fighter of the Year" for 1942 and 1951
  • Named the "Fighter of the Decade" (1950s) by "The Ring"
  • Inducted into the International Boxing hall of Fame in 1990
  • Named "Fighter of the Century" as well as "Best Middleweight & Best Welterweight of the Century" by The Associated Press in 1999
  • Named the 11th Greatest Puncher by "The Ring" in 2003
  • Inducted into the Georgia Sports hall of Fame in 2006
  • The United States Postal Service honored Robinson with a stamp in 2006.(above)

  • Career Record: 173-19-6
    Birth Name: Walker Smith Jr.
    Nationality: US American
    Birthplace: Ailey, GA, USA
    Hometown: Harlem, New York, USA
    Born: 1921-05-03
    Died: 1989-04-12
    Age at Death: 67
    Stance: Orthodox

HEIGHT-5'11" to 6'0"
Promo Photo
Sugar Ray Robinson a legend in our past never to be forgotten.

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