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Brian F., 20th-century British cardiologist. See: Robinson index.
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You've got a whole bunch of good fighters, but there are very few that are great, and the greatest fighter who put those gloves on to this day is Sugar Ray Robinson.
Any and all descriptions of greatness can be applied to Sugar Ray Robinson," said Sugar.
No one can ever brainwash me to make me believe Sugar Ray Robinson and Muhammad Ali were better than me," he said.
This was a great achievement - Sugar Ray Robinson had only been beaten once, out of a total of 133 professional fights.
SUGAR Ray Robinson and Henry Armstrong were regulars at Madison Square Garden in the 30s and 40s, fighting there more than 37 times between them.
Don King watched from ringside as the 18-year-old Bolton lightweight was taken the full four rounds by Coventry's tough Baz Carey and proceeded to speak of him in the same breath as the all-time great Sugar Ray Robinson.
An excerpt from his latest book, Pound for Pound: Biography of Sugar Ray Robinson, appeared in the March-April 2005 issue.
middleweight win over Sugar Ray Robinson 50 years ago, and one about ``Newmarket's favourite son'', who ``never read a white newspaper just the pink and yellow one''.
Sugar Ray Robinson was the best pound-for-pound boxer there's ever been and Leamington's own Randolph Turpin was probably the best middleweight we have ever had.
JAKE LaMOTTA: "I fought Sugar Ray Robinson so many times (five) that I wound up with diabetes.
Sugar Ray Robinson reigned supreme in the middleweight division from 1951 to 1958 and owned a city block in Harlem with his own restaurant, barber shop and apartments.