Sport: Too Moving to Be Mayhem

With courage and craft, Sugar Ray Leonard comes back

A fight that argued for fighting took place last week beside a casino in Las Vegas, a reasonable facsimile of the ends of the earth. It was not one of the greatest fights anyone had ever seen, just one of the greatest performances everyone will forever recall. A bold little man with a beatific smile, who is almost everything except a middleweight, won the championship of the world by a decision, actually a lot of them.

Sixty-two months between real fights, five years since retinal surgery, ; three years after his first melancholy comeback, Sugar Ray Leonard returned to boxing at...

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