Sugar Ray Leonard, Welterweight to Light Heavyweight, 36-3-1
Gold Medal – 1976 Olympics, Montreal, Canada
Champion in five weight classes
Sugar Ray Leonard ushered in the big-money era of pro boxing, becoming the first fighter to earn $100 million in purses. His fights with Tommy Hearns and “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler both earned “Fight of the Year” honors by The Ring magazine and he earned the prestigious “Boxer of the Decade” award for the 1980s.