• Short Summary

    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, U.S.A.

    At the age of 26, Sugar Ray Leonard announced his retirement from boxing.

  • Description

    GV INTERIOR: Baltimore civic centre 0.04
    SV Sugar Ray Leonard in dress suit with red bow tie, walks forward and shakes hands with cancer sufferer Ron Stirling, who is supported by crutches 0.15
    GV boxing ring with announcer using microphone to introduce guests to crowd 0.18
    SVs Wayne Newton, Marvin Hagler and Mohammed Ali who speaks (SOT) 0.36
    SCU Sugar Ray Leonard announces his retirement (SOT) 1.11
    SCU Sugar Ray Leonard being interviewed by reporter (SOT) 1.33
    SV Sugar Ray Leonard and other members of invited audience leave ring 1.38
    SV NBC reporter voice to camera 1.48
    SCU still of Leonard with microphone in ring 1.54
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, U.S.A.

    At the age of 26, Sugar Ray Leonard announced his retirement from boxing. Described as one of the richest boxers of all time, Leonard found success as a professional after winning a gold medal at the 1976 Montreal Olympics. Holder of the WBC and WBA welterweight titles, the black American fighter lost only one of his 33 professional bouts.

    Source: Source to be verified

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8DUGSH29W4SJAGVTJO28XYSU2
    Media URN:
    VLVA8DUGSH29W4SJAGVTJO28XYSU2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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