Thomas Hearns boxer

Thomas Hearns boxer
bouts
67
won
61
lost
5
draw
1
Status
inactive
Division
super welterweight
Debut
1977-11-25
Height
6′ 1″/185cm
Reach
78″/198cm
Age
-
Born
1958-10-18
Death
-
Nationality
USA

Hearns was named Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine and the Boxing Writers Association of America in 1980 and 1984; the latter following his knockout of Roberto Durán. Hearns was known as a devastating puncher throughout his career, even at cruiserweight, despite having climbed up five weight classes. He is ranked number 18 on The Ring's list of 100 greatest punchers of all time. He currently ranks #18 in BoxRec ranking of the greatest pound for pound boxers of all time. On June 10, 2012, Hearns was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.Hearns was born in Grand Junction, Tennessee on October 18, 1958, the youngest of three children in his mother's first marriage. With her second marriage, six children joined the first three. On her own, Mrs. Hearns raised Tommy and his siblings in Grand Junction until Tommy was five years old; then the family moved to Detroit, Michigan. Hearns had an amateur record of 155–8. In 1977, he won the National Amateur Athletic Union Light Welterweight Championship, defeating Bobby Joe Young of Steubenville, Ohio, in the finals. He also won the 1977 National Golden Gloves Light Welterweight Championship.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
2006-02-04 Shannon Landberg WWWWW The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Technical knockout
2005-07-30 John Long WWWWLL Cobo Arena, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
2000-04-08 Uriah Grant LWWLLW Joe Louis Arena, Detroit LOST
Corner retirement
1999-04-10 Nate Miller WWWWLL M.E.N. Arena, Manchester WIN
Unanimous decision
1998-11-06 Jay Snyder LWLLLL Joe Louis Arena, Detroit WIN
KO
1997-01-31 Ed Dalton WWWWLL Great Western Forum, Inglewood WIN
KO
1996-11-29 Karl Willis LLLLW Roanoke Civic Center, Roanoke WIN
KO
1995-09-26 Earl Butler WLLDDL The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Unanimous decision
1995-03-31 Lenny LaPaglia WLWWWL Joe Louis Arena, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1994-02-19 Freddie Delgado WLWWWL Coliseum, Charlotte WIN
Unanimous decision
1994-01-29 Dan Ward WWWWLL MGM Grand, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1993-11-06 Andrew Maynard WLWLWL Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1992-03-20 Iran Barkley LLLWWW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas LOST
Split-decision
1991-06-03 Virgil Hill WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1991-04-06 Ken Atkins WLWWWW Aloha Stadium, Honolulu WIN
Technical knockout
1991-02-11 Kemper Morton WLWWLL Great Western Forum, Inglewood WIN
KO
1990-04-28 Michael Olajide WWLWWL Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1989-06-12 Ray Leonard WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas DRAW
Points
1988-11-04 James Kinchen WWWWWW Las Vegas Hilton, Hilton Center, Las Vegas WIN
Majority decision
1988-06-06 Iran Barkley WWWLWW Las Vegas Hilton, Hilton Center, Las Vegas LOST
Technical knockout
1987-10-29 Juan Domingo Roldan WWWWWW Las Vegas Hilton, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1987-03-07 Dennis Andries WWDWWW Cobo Hall, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1986-10-17 Doug DeWitt WDLWWL Cobo Arena, Detroit WIN
Unanimous decision
1986-06-23 Mark Medal WWWWLW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1986-03-10 James Shuler WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1985-04-15 Marvin Hagler WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas LOST
Technical knockout
1984-09-15 Fred Hutchings WWWWWW Civic Center, Saginaw WIN
Technical knockout
1984-06-15 Roberto Duran LLWWWL Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1984-02-11 Luigi Minchillo WWWWWW Joe Louis Arena, Detroit WIN
Unanimous decision
1983-07-10 Murray Sutherland WWLDWW Caesars Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1982-12-03 Wilfred Benitez WWWWWW Superdome, New Orleans WIN
Majority decision
1982-07-25 Jeff McCracken WWWWWW Cobo Hall, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1982-02-27 Marcos Geraldo WLLWWW The Aladdin, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1981-12-11 Ernie Singletary WWWWLL Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre, Nassau WIN
Unanimous decision
1981-09-16 Ray Leonard WWLWWW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas LOST
Technical knockout
1981-06-25 Pablo Baez DLWLWD Astrodome, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
1981-04-25 Randy Shields LWWWWW Veteran's Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix WIN
Technical knockout
1980-12-06 Luis Primera WWWWWW Joe Louis Arena, Detroit WIN
KO
1980-08-02 Pipino Cuevas WWWWWW Joe Louis Arena, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1980-05-03 Eddie Gazo LWWWWW Cobo Hall, Detroit WIN
KO
1980-03-31 Santiago Valdez WWWLLW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1980-03-02 Angel Espada LWWWWL Joe Louis Arena, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1980-02-03 Fighting Jim WWWLWL Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1979-11-30 Mike Colbert WLWDWW Superdome, New Orleans WIN
Unanimous decision
1979-10-18 Saensak Muangsurin WWWWLL Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1979-09-22 Jose Figueroa WLLLLL Sports Arena, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1979-08-23 Inocencio De la Rosa LWWWWW Cobo Arena, Detroit WIN
Corner retirement
1979-06-28 Bruce Curry WLLWWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
KO
1979-05-20 Harold Weston WWLWWL Dunes Hotel & Country Club, Crown Jewel Room, Las Vegas WIN
Corner retirement
1979-04-03 Alfonso Hayman WLLLWW Spectrum, Philadelphia WIN
Unanimous decision
1979-03-03 Segundo Murillo WWWWWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1979-01-31 Sammy Rookard WLLWLL Civic Center, Saginaw WIN
Technical knockout
1979-01-11 Clyde Gray WWWWWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1978-12-09 Rudy Barro WLWWWW Cobo Arena, Detroit WIN
KO
1978-10-26 Pedro Rojas WWWWWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1978-09-07 Bruce Finch WLWWWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
KO
1978-08-03 Eddie Marcelle WWWWLL Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
KO
1978-07-20 Raul Aguirre WLWLWL Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
KO
1978-06-08 Jimmy Rothwell WWWWWL Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
KO
1978-03-31 Tyrone Phelps LLLLLL Saginaw WIN
Technical knockout
1978-03-17 Ray Fields WLLLLL Cobo Arena, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1978-02-17 Billy Goodwin LLWLLL Civic Center, Saginaw WIN
Technical knockout
1978-02-10 Robert Adams WLWLWL Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1978-01-29 Anthony House WWLWLL Hyatt Regency Hotel, Knoxville WIN
KO
1977-12-16 Willie Wren WWL Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1977-12-07 Jerry Strickland LLLLLL Hillcrest Country Club, Mount Clemens WIN
KO
1977-11-25 Jerome Hill Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
KO