Hugh Jackman Talks About Training With Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard

May 28th, 2011 // Leave a Comment

Hugh Jackman, everyone’s favorite tough guy, has been gearing up to play Charlie Kenton in the boxing film ‘Real Steel’. In order to get into shape, Jackman trained with boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard. Recently, Hugh spoke about his experience learning from one of the best.

“Was he [Sugar Ray] intimidating? No. Exciting? Absolutely,” Jackman said. “My old man was a boxer in the British army, so I thought I’d better make this look good for my dad, but Sugar Ray was fantastic.”

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By Chelsi Archibald

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