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Feelin’ Brand New: 10 Athletes Who Changed Their Names [Photos]

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Sugar Ray Robinson

Born  Walker Smith Jr., Sugar Ray Robinson came about out of necessity. Robinson borrowed a boxing card from his friend Ray Robison to compete in a match, because he was two years younger than the age limit.  “Sugar” comes from Robinson’s coach describing his boxing form as “sweet as sugar.”

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    Ron artest still trash tho

  • RandyMJones

    I dont want to sound like a jerk but its “Kareem” and its not “Jose Uribe” it “Juan Uribe”… Did you do any research before you submitted this article? lol

  • C J Jordan

    Somebody put Ron Artest out of his misery. Saying he’s nuts is an understatement.