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Roger Leonard boxer

Roger Leonard image
Status inactive
Division super welterweight
Height 6′ 0″/183cm
Debut 1978-09-09
Nationality USA
Residence Palmer Park, Maryland, USA
bouts
17
won
16
lost
1
draw
0
bouts
17
won
16
lost
1
draw
0
Status inactive
Division super welterweight
Height 6′ 0″/183cm
Debut 1978-09-09
Nationality USA
Residence Palmer Park, Maryland, USA

Nicknamed "The Dodger," Leonard had over 100 amateur bouts. He won four United States Air Force Championships and the 1978 National AAU Welterweight Championship,beating rival Clint Jackson. While in the Air Force he was teammates with another Palmer, Park native, Henry Bunch.Leonard turned professional in 1978. He regularly fought on the undercards of his famous younger brother, including when Sugar Ray fought Wilfred Benitez and Roberto Duran.

Nicknamed "The Dodger," Leonard had over 100 amateur bouts. He won four United States Air Force Championships and the 1978 National AAU Welterweight Championship,beating rival Clint Jackson. While in the Air Force he was teammates with another Palmer, Park native, Henry Bunch.Leonard turned professional in 1978. He regularly fought on the undercards of his famous younger brother, including when Sugar Ray fought Wilfred Benitez and Roberto Duran.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
March 19, 1982 Herbie Wilens LLWWWL Sheraton Hotel, Washington WIN
Split-decision
Feb. 9, 1981 Mario Maldonado LLWLWL Civic Center, Hartford LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 25, 1980 Melvin Dennis LWLLLW Superdome, New Orleans WIN
Unanimous decision
June 20, 1980 Clyde Gray LLLWWW Olympic Stadium, Montreal WIN
Split-decision
March 31, 1980 Johnny Gant WWWLLW Capitol Center, Landover WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 16, 1980 Tyrone Phelps LLLLLL DC Armory, Washington WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 30, 1979 Rudy Robles WLLWLW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Split-decision
Aug. 12, 1979 Wayne Beale WWLLLL Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
June 24, 1979 Wayne Beale WWWLLL Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
May 20, 1979 Ray Durdain WWLLLL Centroplex, Baton Rouge WIN
Technical knockout
March 24, 1979 Steve Delgado WWWWWW Community Center, Tucson WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 11, 1979 Jody Parker WLLLWL Convention Center, Miami Beach WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 11, 1979 Mario Maldonado Capitol Center, Landover WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 9, 1978 Sean Mannion WWWWWW Civic Center, Springfield WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 21, 1978 Stanley Blythe Capitol Center, Landover WIN
Points
Oct. 6, 1978 Elliot Freeman LLLLWL Civic Center, Baltimore WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 9, 1978 Donnie Bickford WWLWWW Civic Center, Providence WIN
Technical knockout