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Usher Plays Sugar Ray Leonard In “Hands Of Stone”


This project has been in the making for quite some time, but we finally get to see R&B’s Usher doing his thing on the big screen playing famed boxer Sugar Ray Leonard in the forthcoming Hands of Stone film.

Hands of Stone follows the life of Roberto Duran (played by Edgard Ramirez), the Panamanian fighter who launched his career by making his professional debut in 1968 as a 16 year‐old and eventually retired in 2002 at the age of 50.

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In June 1980, he defeated Sugar Ray Leonard (Usher Raymond’s character) to capture the WBC welterweight title, but shocked the boxing world by returning to his corner in their November rematch, famously saying the words “no mas” (no more.)

The movie also stars Robert De Niro and Jurnee Smollett-Bell. Catch the trailer below and let us know your thoughts.

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