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When Eras Collide: The 40-year anniversary of Leonard-Benitez

30
Nov

When Eras Collide: The 40-year anniversary of Leonard-Benitez

Forty years ago, Sugar Ray Leonard’s defeat of Wilfred Benitez marked the boundary between two extraordinary decades and the emergence of a brand new superstar.

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30
Nov

Leonard-Benitez and Antuofermo-Hagler I: A memorable night at Caesars

Thirty-five years ago today, boxing observers believed they would witness a rare event – the coronation of two superstars: Sugar Ray Leonard, who was favored to beat WBC welterweight titleholder Wilfredo Benitez, and Marvelous Marvin Hagler, a 4-to-1 choice to unseat undisputed middleweight champion Vito Antuofermo.

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