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On This Day: Sugar Ray Robinson landed the perfect punch

Gene Fullmer kayoed for first time in his career by the greatest ever, Sugar Ray Robinson
Sugar Ray Robinson
Sugar Ray Robinson

FOUR times Sugar Ray Robinson has entered the ring as challenger for the world’s middleweight title, and four times he has emerged victorious.

He completed his quartet of wins, which incidentally is an all-time record, by knocking out the holder Gene Fullmer in one minute 27 seconds of the fifth round at Chicago Stadium on May 1, 1957.

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