Usher Prepares For Upcoming Role As Sugar Ray Leonard [PHOTO]

We are all used to seeing Usher dancing across the stage and also mentoring people on The Voice, but this time he is getting ready for a big role as Sugar Ray Leonard in the upcoming movie, Hands Of Stone.

According to Billboard the movie the singer/actor had to lose weight to get to the 150 mark that Leonard frequently fought in.

The film follows the life of Roberto Duran as he goes about his journey as one of the best and celebrated boxers in the world of boxing. Hands Of Stone is scheduled to hit theaters in 2014.

Check out a photo of Usher preparing for the role below:

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