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Boxing legend in town to sign copies of his autobiography
Posted: 13/03/2012 03:42 PM

MORE THAN 200 fans queued from early in the morning to meet with their American sporting hero this afternoon.

Boxing legend Sugar Ray Legend was in town to promote his autobiography, The Big Fight (Ebury Press) at Jubilee Place, Docklands, east London.

Among those who had turned up to catch a glimpse of the star included, tailor Tony Cox, aged 43, of Edgware, north London.

Leonard was the first boxer to earn more than $100 million in purses and won world titles in five weight divisions and defeated fellow greats in the International Boxing Hall of fame Wilfred Benitez, Thomas Herns, Roberto Duran and Marvin Hagler. He was named "Boxer of the Decade" for the 1980s.

All photos taken by Marc Wadsworth