Sugar Ray Robinson

1921 - 1989

Sugar Ray Robinson

Sugar Ray Robinson (born Walker Smith Jr.; May 3, 1921 – April 12, 1989) was an American professional boxer who competed from 1940 to 1965. Robinson's performances in the welterweight and middleweight divisions prompted sportswriters to create "pound for pound" rankings, where they compared fighters regardless of weight. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sugar Ray Robinson has received more than 3,556,851 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular boxer.

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Among boxers, Sugar Ray Robinson ranks 9 out of 186Before him are Joe Frazier, Mike Tyson, Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, Floyd Mayweather Jr., and James J. Braddock. After him are Jake LaMotta, George Foreman, László Papp, Primo Carnera, Jack Dempsey, and Sonny Liston.

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Among people born in 1921, Sugar Ray Robinson ranks 49Before him are Edgar Morin, Aaron T. Beck, Alida Valli, Yitzhak Navon, James Jones, and Paul Watzlawick. After him are Marija Gimbutas, Jack Steinberger, Robert Bruce Merrifield, Zdeněk Miler, Zizinho, and Giuseppe Di Stefano. Among people deceased in 1989, Sugar Ray Robinson ranks 38Before him are John Hicks, William Shockley, George Beadle, Leon Festinger, Guy Williams, and Danilo Kiš. After him are Irving Stone, Joris Ivens, Abdullah Yusuf Azzam, Graham Chapman, Kōnosuke Matsushita, and Princess Deokhye.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sugar Ray Robinson ranks 960 out of 12,171Before him are Jacque Fresco (1916), Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868), Peter Eisenman (1932), Frederick Chapman Robbins (1916), James J. Braddock (1905), and Joseph Murray (1919). After him are Jeremy Renner (1971), Cyndi Lauper (1953), Roger Zelazny (1937), Woody Harrelson (1961), H. L. Mencken (1880), and Matthew McConaughey (1969).

Among BOXERS In United States

Among boxers born in United States, Sugar Ray Robinson ranks 8Before him are Rocky Marciano (1923), Joe Frazier (1944), Mike Tyson (1966), Joe Louis (1914), Floyd Mayweather Jr. (1977), and James J. Braddock (1905). After him are Jake LaMotta (1922), George Foreman (1949), Jack Dempsey (1895), Floyd Patterson (1935), Max Baer (1909), and Evander Holyfield (1962).