Sugar Ray Leonard is a boxing champion, television personality and author. He learned to box at age 14 and won his first professional fight six years later. During a 20-year career, he defeated some of the finest boxers of the modern era and remains the only boxer to win titles in five different weight classes.
Leonard has also been a TV broadcaster, host of NBC's The Contender, film consultant, and motivational speaker. His candid and uplifting autobiography, THE BIG FIGHT: My Life In and Out of the Ring, was published in June 2011. The father of four children, Leonard lives in Southern California with his wife, Bernadette.