Hearns' family is a fixture on the Detroit sports scene. Despite the loss Hearns garnered a tremendous amount of respect from fans and boxing aficionados alike. Officials then entered the ring and broke up the "confrontation.
Hearns was named Ring Magazine fighter of the year in 1980 and 1984 and is best known for his fights with Sugar Ray Leonard Marvin Hagler and Roberto Durán. Thomas Hearns (born October 18 1958) is a retired American professional boxer.