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Tommy Hearns: Canelo has good chance of beating GGG

By Dan Ambrose: Boxing great Thomas “Hitman” Hearns is saying Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) has a “good chance of beating IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) in their fight in less than 2 weeks from now on September 16 on HBO pay-per-view at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Nevada. […]

The Fabulous Four

By Gav Duthie: When I was first getting into boxing I went round to my high street HMV and bought all the boxing history videotapes I could. Youtube is great these days but it was guys like Bert Sugar, Harry Carpenter, Teddy Atlas etc that set the scene in these historic video/DVD pieces conveying how […]

Thomas Hearns Visits Claressa Shields in Training

Two-Time Olympic Medalist Preparing for Friday, June 16, WBC Silver Super Middleweight Title Fight Against Mery Rancier at Salita Promotions’ Detroit Brawl at Masonic Temple in Detroit (Photo credit: by Silvia Jones) Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and Women’s NABF Middleweight Champion, Claressa “T-Rex” Shields had a very special visitor at her gym yesterday, none other […]

Thomas Hearns at Third Annual Box Fan Expo

8-Time world champion Thomas “The Hitman” Hearns has been confirmed to participate in the third annual Box Fan Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Saturday, May 6. Created for boxing fans to meet legendary and current fighters, advanced tickets are on sale for $30 at EventBrite – http://www.boxfanexpo.eventbrite.com. Hearns returns to the ultimate […]

Thurman vs. Porter: Leonard & Hearns analyze fight

NEW YORK (JUNE 20, 2016) – Sugar Ray Leonard and Thomas “Hitman” Hearns might be uniquely qualified to talk about what WBA welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman and “Showtime” Shawn Porter are thinking and feeling heading into their battle that pits two men against each other who are in their primes in a highly […]

Sweet Science History: Thomas “The Hitman” Hearns

By Todd Creel: I recently found myself in Detroit, Michigan and was immediately drawn into the city’s boxing culture. Though the city itself is currently in rough shape, it seems to set the mood for the rough and relentless boxers created on it’s streets. The popular Joe Louis’ legacy was in plain view all around […]

Showtime to televise LEONARD, HAGLER, HEARNS, TRINIDAD old fights

NEW YORK (March 2, 2016) – SHOWTIME Sports rolls out its third installment of a year-long salute commemorating 30 years of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING in March with “Legends’’. This month will be highlighted by legends Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Felix Trinidad, Ricardo “Finito” Lopez and George Foreman. Seven of the most unforgettable and […]

Dillian Whyte beats Anthony Joshua just by showing up, says Hearns

By Scott Gilfoid: Former world champion Thomas “Hit Man” Hearns is saying that all unbeaten heavyweight Dillian Whyte (16-0, 13 KOs) needs to do in order to beat the highly hyped Anthony Joshua (14-0, 14 KOs) next month is for him to just show up for their December 12th fight, because Whyte already has Joshua […]

Fight of the year 1985 – Hagler v Hearns (30 years ago) – Part 3

By Gav Duthie: Promoter Bob Arum labelled the 1985 super-fight between Marvelous Marvin Hagler 60-2-2 (50) and Thomas ‘The Hitman’ Hearns 40-1 (34) simply ‘The War’. He certainly wasn’t wrong, what transpired was arguably the greatest 8 minutes in boxing history. This fight had its 30 year anniversary just last week in an era that […]

Pipino Cuevas vs. Thomas Hearns battled for the WBA Welterweight Championship of the World

By Gerardo Granados: On August 2 of 1980 the reigning WBA welterweight champion Jose Pipino Cuevas defended his title for the twelve time, against a young lion named Thomas Hearns the “Motor City Cobra” for whom this was the first title bout of his legendary boxing career. I was a young lad by the time, […]

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