Tag: #RobertoDuran

Radar Meets Hands of Stone, As Two Legends Collide for Combat 📼

Right after 👑🇵🇷Wilfred “El Radar” Benitez (45-1-0, 28KO👊) defeated future Titlist Carlos Santos, on this day, 🗓️January 30th, 1982, a  living legend was next up for Benitez, that being “Manos de Piedra” himself, 👑🇵🇦Roberto Duran (74-2-0, 56KO👊), who was vying for Benitez 2nd defense of his WBC Super-Welterweight World Title.  Duran was widely regarded as the greatest Lightweight Champion of all time, and after his reign, he continued up the ranks in weight, trying to become a 3-division Titlist himself. Continue reading “Radar Meets Hands of Stone, As Two Legends Collide for Combat 📼”

Looking for Payback, the Sugar Man Does the Unthinkable and Makes Him Quit (Leonard vs. Duran II)

On this date, 🗓️November 25th, 1980, immeasurably gifted talent 👑🥇🇺🇸“Sugar” Ray Leonard (27-1-0, 18KO) and legendary Panamanian LINEAL/WBC World Welterweight Champion 👑🇵🇦Roberto Duran (72-1-0, 56KO) met for their worldly anticipated rematch that took place at the Superdome in 🏟️New Orleans, Louisiana. Continue reading “Looking for Payback, the Sugar Man Does the Unthinkable and Makes Him Quit (Leonard vs. Duran II)”