R.I.P. Bert Sugar

By David Martinez
 
 
The boxing world lost a legendary historian and writer this past Sunday 다운로드. Bert Randolph Sugar passed away in Chappaqua, New York from cardiac arrest, after a long battle with lung cancer.  He was 74 years old.
 
My conversations with Bert started many years ago as we both knew another boxing historian, the late Al Nelson 다운로드. Bert was an expert in boxing and his favorite topic was the golden age of the sport. His top 10 fighters of all time (in order) were Sugar Ray Robinson, Henry Armstrong, Harry Greb, Jack Dempsey, Benny Leonard, Joe Louis, Mickey Walker, Sam Langford, Tony Canzoneri, and Muhammad Ali 다운로드.
 
Bert was best known for being editor and publisher of Boxing Illustrated (1969-1973, 1988) and Ring magazine (1979-1983) 다운로드. He wrote more than eighty books and saw every major fight in the past 65 years. He was a colorful man and was ever present with his fedora and cigar java 대용량 excel.
 
Bert was inducted into the World Boxing hall of Fame in 1989 and the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2005 웹 하드 폴더 다운로드.
 
He will be missed.  May his soul rest in peace with the Lord.

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