Sugar Ray Robinson

Sugar Ray Robinson

Original Name Walker Smith
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Death 12 Apr 1989 (aged 67)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Pinecrest Section, Lot 24, Grave1
Memorial ID 3831 · View Source
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Professional Boxer. A welterweight and five-time Middleweight Champion of the World, he is considered one of the greatest fighters in the history of the sport. Earning the nickname “Sugar Ray” when a newspaper reporter described him as "sweet as sugar, he had career record of 175-19-6 with 109 KO's. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 3831
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sugar Ray Robinson (3 May 1921–12 Apr 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3831, citing Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .