1. SUGAR RAY LEONARD vs LUIS VEGA (Baltimore – February 5, 1977):
Olympic light-welterweight gold medallist Sugar Ray Leonard clearly outpointed Puerto Rican Luis “The Bull” Vega in his professional debut over six rounds.
Leonard impressed with his nimble footwork and fast punching. He shook Vega several times but the Puerto Rican kept on doggedly till the end.