IF you had to describe the ultimate fighter, Sugar Ray Leonard wouldn’t be far off the mark. Perfectly proportioned, with cat-like grace, intensely competitive, magically quick, chillingly ruthless and dashingly handsome, it was hardly a surprise the son of a nurse and supermarket manager became a boxing hero.
Leonard was such a supreme talent that he only started boxing at 15 and the following year, when under-age, almost sneaked in to the 1972 Olympic team.
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