Usher Talks About Playing Sugar Ray Leonard in "Hands of Stone" Sneak Peek Video

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    Usher Talks About Playing Sugar Ray Leonard in "Hands  Stone" Sneak Peek VideoABC/ Group LAUsher is set to portray boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard in the film Hands Stone, and fans the entertainer can now watch a sneak-peek video his transformation, via BET.  

    The R&B singer understood the vital importance his role as Leonard in the movie, particularly for black Americans. “Sugar Ray Leonard was an American icon…someone who represented so much hope for African-American people,” he said. To get ready for his role, Usher had the privilege training with Leonard. “In preparation for Sugar Ray, I really did have to think like a boxer…so I trained like one,” he said.  

    Hands Stone premieres on August 26. 

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