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  1. Robinson crowned welterweight champion

    Larry Schwartz

    Sugar Ray Robinson wins the welterweight championship with a unanimous 15-round decision over Tommy Bell at Madison Square Garden.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 16, 2001
  2. Boxing loses two of greatest eight years apart

    Larry Schwartz

    Boxing loses two of its greatest competitors on the same day eight years apart when Joe Louis (1981) and Sugar Ray Robinson (1989) pass on.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 10, 2001
  3. Sugar Ray reclaims middleweight title

    Larry Schwartz

    Sugar Ray Robinson wins the middleweight title for the unprecedented fifth time on a split decision over Carmen Basilio.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 24, 2001
  4. Boxing's new 21-point safety program

    Larry Schwartz

    The National Boxing Association announces new safety rules for professional boxers, including more thorough physical exams, a minimum of six weeks off after being knocked out, a mandatory eight count after knockdowns, and the use of eight-ounce gloves.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 19, 2001
  5. Robinson suffers first pro defeat

    Larry Schwartz

    In the second of their six bouts, welterweight Sugar Ray Robinson, with a pro record of 40-0, loses to middleweight Jake LaMotta in a unanimous 10-round decision in Detroit.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 03, 2001
  6. Pound for pound, Robinson was the best

    Larry Schwartz

    More info on Sugar Ray Robinson

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 30, 2000