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March 8, 1987 | WILLIAM GILDEA, The Washington Post
"I feel a little more comfortable about him going into this fight than I've ever felt about him going into any fight," Juanita Leonard said. "I don't know why. I don't know if that's some sort of sign, or something." She hadn't wanted her man Ray to fight again. But she understood--he wanted to fight Marvelous Marvin Hagler. This is what he wanted more than anything. "Of course, I worry about it. To be involved with a person like Ray, as I am, care for a person like that, you worry."
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January 7, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Divorce lawyer Marvin M. Mitchelson filed suit against Sugar Ray Leonard's former wife, Juanita, last month in Baltimore's U.S. District Court, alleging that she failed to pay him $250,000 for fees and expenses stemming from her divorce in 1990.
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March 30, 1991 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sugar Ray Leonard, who appeared in nationally televised anti-drugs public service announcements in 1989, has used cocaine himself, according to his former wife, Juanita Leonard. According to Maryland court records reviewed by The Times, Leonard's wife made the charges during divorce proceedings last summer, before the two agreed on an out-of-court settlement.
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March 31, 1991 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former world boxing champion Sugar Ray Leonard, struggling to control his emotions, said Saturday that he used cocaine for three years in attempting to escape "periods of great depression" resulting from an eye injury that threatened to end his fighting career. At a somber news conference after The Times disclosed his drug and alcohol abuse, based on sworn statements during his divorce proceedings, Leonard called his conduct "wrong . . . childish . . . (and) stupid."
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March 31, 1991 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former world boxing champion Sugar Ray Leonard, struggling to control his emotions, said Saturday that he used cocaine for three years in attempting to escape "periods of great depression" resulting from an eye injury that threatened to end his fighting career. At a somber news conference after The Times disclosed his drug and alcohol abuse, based on sworn statements during his divorce proceedings, Leonard called his conduct "wrong . . . childish . . . (and) stupid."
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January 7, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Divorce lawyer Marvin M. Mitchelson filed suit against Sugar Ray Leonard's former wife, Juanita, last month in Baltimore's U.S. District Court, alleging that she failed to pay him $250,000 for fees and expenses stemming from her divorce in 1990.
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November 2, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard and his wife agreed today to an out-of-court divorce settlement and left the courthouse arm in arm. "We're both very satisfied," Leonard said after they spent more than an hour with their attorneys in a conference room of the Montgomery County Courthouse. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed and the case record was sealed. "It's a family matter and we decided not to go into court," Leonard said.
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November 1, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
The estranged wife of boxer Sugar Ray Leonard has charged him with adultery, physical abuse and humiliation in court records filed in connection with their divorce proceeding. A hearing has been scheduled in Montgomery County Circuit Court Friday before Judge William Miller on Juanita Leonard's request to increase monthly payments for alimony and child support from $1,200 to $50,000. Sugar Ray Leonard filed for divorce in March of this year.
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February 1, 1987 | United Press International
Ray Leonard has spent the past nine months deciding how to fight Marvin Hagler--and explaining why. The "how" is the most intriguing question of Leonard's life' the "why" is the most irritating. Neither has a simple answer. If both questions are unanswered after Leonard's scheduled 12-round bout against Hagler April 6 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, then Leonard will have failed in his quest to defeat the middleweight champ. Then he, too, may be asking why instead of how.
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August 4, 1990 | EARL GUSTKEY
Julio Cesar Chavez and Don King have apparently kissed and made up . . . again. Chavez, the light-welterweight champion from Mexico, declared himself free and clear of the flamboyant promoter after a last-second TKO victory over Meldrick Taylor last March. There was some snickering, because the two had bickered and patched things up before. Now they're together again and looking for an opponent to earn $4 million for a Nov.
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March 30, 1991 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sugar Ray Leonard, who appeared in nationally televised anti-drugs public service announcements in 1989, has used cocaine himself, according to his former wife, Juanita Leonard. According to Maryland court records reviewed by The Times, Leonard's wife made the charges during divorce proceedings last summer, before the two agreed on an out-of-court settlement.
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March 8, 1987 | WILLIAM GILDEA, The Washington Post
"I feel a little more comfortable about him going into this fight than I've ever felt about him going into any fight," Juanita Leonard said. "I don't know why. I don't know if that's some sort of sign, or something." She hadn't wanted her man Ray to fight again. But she understood--he wanted to fight Marvelous Marvin Hagler. This is what he wanted more than anything. "Of course, I worry about it. To be involved with a person like Ray, as I am, care for a person like that, you worry."
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October 13, 1990 | EARL GUSTKEY
Buster Douglas, operating efficiently behind a superior left jab and quicker on his feet, will easily out-box Evander Holyfield on Oct. 25, win a comfortable decision, and retain his heavyweight championship. That word comes from the guru of Las Vegas boxing, Johnny Tocco, who also cautions everyone not to attach too much weight to what Douglas did to Mike Tyson in Tokyo last February. But he does attach some weight to Douglas' weight.
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May 5, 1990 | EARL GUSTKEY
If professional boxing is ever governed solely by an American commission instead of the ever-growing list of competing groups, it may be remembered that the first step in that direction was taken Thursday in a conference room at the Las Vegas Hilton. Representatives of 18 state boxing commissions, in a 14-2 vote with two abstentions, voted to drop their memberships from all world governing bodies.
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