The Web is inhigh gear processing dark news about Sugar Ray Leonard’s past.
The retiredboxing legend reveals in his upcoming autobiography, The Big Fight: My Life in and Out of the Ring , that he wasmolested by an unnamed former coach.
While trainingfor the 1976 Olympics, Leonard says, a coach “unzipped my pants and puthis hand, then mouth, on an area that has haunted me for life. I didn’t scream.I didn’t look at him. I just opened the door and ran.” Leonard wenton to win a gold medal for the U.S.
In the book, Leonardalso details growing up surrounded by alcohol abuse, becoming a father at age17, and his later use of cocaine.