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Muhammad Ali Special, Part 2: With Sugar Ray Leonard and Bob Arum

Russillo is joined by Leonard to discuss working with Muhammad Ali’s trainer, “The Super Fight” between Leonard and Marvin Hagler, and more. Plus, Bob Arum on the fallout of Ali’s refusal to fight in the Vietnam War.

WBC and Ring Middleweight Title Fight - Sugar Ray Leonard v Marvin Hagler Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images


In Part 2 of a two-part series, Ryen Russillo is joined by Sugar Ray Leonard to discuss working with Muhammad Ali’s trainer, Angelo Dundee; “The Super Fight” between Leonard and Marvin Hagler; when fighters are reluctant to retire; the toll the sport of boxing takes on the body; and more (0:34). Then Ryen talks with legendary boxing promoter Bob Arum about his unusual beginnings in the boxing world, stories from Muhammad Ali’s fights with Joe Frazier and George Foreman, dealing with the fallout of Ali’s refusal to fight in the Vietnam War, the end of Ali’s fighting career, and more (18:37).

Host: Ryen Russillo
Guests: Sugar Ray Leonard and Bob Arum
Producers: Kyle Crichton and Steve Ceruti

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