Who won Hearns Leonard 2?
In a hard-fought bout, Leonard and Hearns would go the full 12-round distance and ultimately fight to a split draw as one judge (Jerry Roth) scored the fight 113–112 for Hearns, another (Tom Kaczmarek) scored the fight the same albeit in Leonard’s favor and the third (Dalby Shirley) had the fight even at 112–112.
Who won the fight between Sugar Ray Leonard and Thomas Hearns?
Did Hagler fight Sugar Ray Leonard?
Sugar Ray Leonard. Marvin Hagler vs. Sugar Ray Leonard, billed as The Super Fight, was a professional boxing match contested on April 6, 1987 for the WBC and The Ring middleweight titles.
Why was the Sugar Ray Leonard vs Thomas Hearns fight significant?
The Sugar Ray Leonard vs Thomas Hearns fight in 1981 was significant for so many reasons. You had two of the best, if not the best, fighters on the planet with the winner to be regarded as the best in all of boxing.
What did John Hearns say about his first fight with Leonard?
Hearns on making history in his first match with Leonard: “Ray has done very well for the sport. I was very happy that Ray was there, that both of us were there. We respected each other. It was a very special fight. I was blessed to be a part of it. Forever, I am part of this truly great fight.”
What is the difference between Anthony Leonard and Eric Hearns?
Leonard, the reigning WBC welterweight champion, had avenged his only defeat to Roberto Duran in the infamous “No Mas” rematch. Hearns, the WBA welterweight king was unbeaten, scoring 30 knockouts in 32 bouts.
What was the outcome of the Leonard-Hearns fight?
Leonard, the reigning WBC welterweight champion, had avenged his only defeat to Roberto Duran in the infamous “No Mas” rematch. Hearns, the WBA welterweight king was unbeaten, scoring 30 knockouts in 32 bouts. They billed this unification match to decide the undisputed welterweight king “The Showdown,” and indeed that’s exactly what it was.