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|65 years old
|18 October 1958
|Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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Thomas Hearns is a retired American professional boxer who participated in wrestling from 1977 to 2005. His name better knew him as ‘Motor City Cobra’ as well as Hitman. He a unique physique of slender and wide arms and shoulders that enabled him to move over 50 pounds, making him be the first boxer world’s titles such as welterweight, light middleweight, middleweight, super middleweight, and light heavyweight.
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Early Life & Biography
Thomas Hearns was born on 18 October 1958 in Grand Junction, Tennessee. He is the youngest child in his mother’s first marriage. His mother later got married to another man where she got six children. Thomas Hearns’ mother raised him together with his two siblings in Grand Junction.
When Thomas Hearns had hit five years, his family relocated to Detroit, Michigan.
In 1977, Thomas Hearns participated in the National Amateur Athletic Union Light Middleweight Championship, where he emerged out as a winner after defeating Bobby Joe Young. The same year, he participated in National Golden Gloves Lightweight Welterweight Championship, and he emerged the winner.
Thomas Hearns has always included his family in his success. His mother worked in a fight promoting firm. He has a son who is a renowned fighter. Currently, Thomas Hearns resides in Michigan, where he works as reserve police in Detroit Department.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 18 October 1958, Thomas Hearns is 65 years old as of today’s date 29th February 2024. His height is 1.85 tall, and his weight is 105 kg.
In 1977, Thomas Hearns started his career in boxing with Tue help of guardianship from Emanuel Steward, who trained Hearns from lightweight boxer to destructive punchers of all time. In all classes of weight, Thomas Hearns won all of the titles defeating all renowned boxers such as Wilfred Benitez, Roberto Duran, Virgil Hills, and Pipino Cuevas.
Thomas Hearns started his career on a high note by defeating all his opponents. Thomas Hearns carried with him the 28-0 record into a fight against Pipino Cuevas from Mexico. Just one TKO from Thomas Hearns during the second round ended the reign of Pipino Cuevas in boxing. The Ring Magazine voted for Thomas Hearns as the ‘Fighter of the Year’ in 1980.
Hearns vs. Leonard
Thomas Hearns (WBA Champion) fought with Sugar Ray Leonard (WBC Champion). During the fight, Ray Leonard defeated Thomas Hearns in the 14th round. In the 13th round, Ray Leonard threw on the ropes. Thomas Hearns, saved by the sound of the bell and woke up moving, is a staggering manner. Ray pinned him against the ropes, which was followed by another body and head combination. The march ended when the referee called off the game.
Little Middleweight Championship
Thomas Hearns went a step higher in the weight and became the champion of WBC Super Welterweight (154 lb). He protected his title in 1982 when he fought with Luigi Minchillo, a champion from Europe, Roberto Duran (TKO), and Mark Medal (TKO), among others.
During Thomas Hearns’ lead in the weight, the two rounds he used to destroy Roberto Duran made him the first boxer to Kick out (KO) Duran. Thomas Hearns received an exceptional success, and that made the ring magazine to list him as the ‘Fighter of the Year.’
Hagler vs. Hearns
While remaining the king of the Super Welterweight, Thomas Hearns decided to take a step higher into the middleweight group to make his attempt to defeat the middleweight king, Marvin Hagler.
During the fight, Thomas Hearns was able to open a deep cut that was present on Hagler’s head after Hagler broke his hand. The opening began to bleed, causing the referee to stop the game for a while. The game continued with a stiff fight where each opponent yearned for a win. Since Hearns’ right hand was broke, he had to use lateral movements, a tactic that worked only for the first and second round. In the third round, Hagler caught Hearns on the ropes and crushed him down. The anticipation of Hearns winning the march did not take place because he lost to Hagler.
In 1986, Thomas Hearns swiftly made reparation by releasing victorious James ‘Black Gold’ Shuler, an upcoming star with a disastrous Knock out (KO) in the first round of the march. Shuler died in a motorcycle accident after a week of their fight. In the funeral, Thomas Hearns handed over the NABF championship belt to the family of Shunner, stating that Shiner deserved to preserve the belt as he had won it several times.
In 1988, Thomas Hearns fought with Iran Barkley. Unfortunately, Thomas Hearns did not win the march Barkley won the march through a TKO during the round. Thomas Hearns has participated in many boxing marches, some of them which he won and lost some.
Awards & Achievements
In several marches, Thomas has participated, the majority of them he emerged the winner. He has received titles like The Winner of the Year and defeating other prominent boxers. All these are worth an achievement.
Net Worth & Salary of Thomas Hearns in [current date format=’Y’]
As of February 2024, Thomas Hearns has an estimated net worth of more than $100 thousand. He amassed his wealth from his career as a professional wrestler.
Thomas Hearns is a man who has achieved a lot during his career days. His style was to set goals and would work an extra mile in accomplishing them. His qualities serve as a guiding tool for those who want to achieve a goal in their life.