Dickie Eklund vs. Sugar Ray Leonard Knockdown Clip


Watch the actual Dickie Eklund vs. Sugar Ray Leonard knockdown video clip and decide for yourself whether it was a trip or a legit knockdown. Leonard won the 1978 fight by unanimous decision after going a full ten rounds with Eklund.




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