Bert Sugar passes away
Sunday, 25 March 2012 15:03
Bert Randolph Sugar, perhaps the most famous boxing writer of his time, who was for years a media go-to guy when it came to stories on pro wrestling, passed away this afternoon. He was 74.
Sugar, with his trademark hat and cigar, was a media darling when it came to stories on boxing history, and pro wrestling history, even though he admitted he really didn't know that much about pro wrestling.
He was most well known as editor of The Ring magazine and Boxing Illustrated, the former during its heyday as the publication of record in boxing.
Different media reports have his death attributed to either lung cancer or cardiac arrest.
His daughter stated the death of due to a heart attack in a hospital in Westchester County, New York.
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