Not to be too blunt... But it's a nickname. Just a nickname. If it was copyrighted, then that would be something else. I didn't see anyone give a flying fornication about the fact that Nate Quarry ran around calling himself "The Rock." We all know how he compares to Marciano with that chin of his.
And I don't even wanna' get into some sycophantic tirade about the "legacy" of the name. The name wouldn't mean anything if the fighters weren't worth an iota of mention. Hell, if it was that important I would have to protest as a boxing fan every time I hear one of the waitresses in the restaurant across from my workplace call me "Sugar." I guess if I was a baseball fan I would be offended every time they called me "Babe," but I also know it was also the name of a pig (and I hate baseball anyways).
Jeez... The solemnity it was reffered with in the OP's post sounds like "Sugar" is tha unknown, true name of God being spoken backwards. It is just a nickname.
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