Sugar Ray Leonard was sexually abused as teen

May 18, 2011 1:05:53 PM PDT
Former boxing champion Sugar Ray Leonard says he was sexually abused as a teenager by a prominent Olympic coach.

The 55-year-old made the claims in his upcoming autobiography. He was a contestant on this season's "Dancing With the Stars". Leonard claims he was assaulted on two occasions, the first incident happened when he was 15.

The boxing great says he's been haunted by the ordeal for years, but, decided to talk about it now to help with his own healing process.

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