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Carmen Basilio Dies: Sugar Ray’s Opponent Was 85

In another hit to the sports world this year, middleweight boxer Carmen Basilio has died after being admitted to Rochester General Hospital in New York. He was 85. Basilio, whose most famous bouts occurred against Sugar Ray Robinson, earned the title of middleweight champ and the respect of millions when he took on Sugar Ray–then considered to be the best …

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