Sugar Ray Robinson’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 3, 1921

Death Date

Apr 12, 1989

Age of Death

67 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Apr 12, 1989



The boxer Sugar Ray died at the age of 67. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Flamboyant prizefighter who was a six-time world champion. He compiled a career record of 173-19-6 and was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990.

He was married three times; to Marjorie Joseph, Edna Mae Holly, and Millie Wiggins Bruce. He had two sons, Ronnie Robinson and Ray Robinson Jr. 



“My business is hurting people.” (Sugar Ray Robinson)


“You always say ‘I’ll quit when I start to slide’, and then one morning you wake up and realize you’ve done slid.” (Sugar Ray Robinson)


“I ain’t never liked violence.” (Sugar Ray Robinson)