9781903854907

Hit Man : The Thomas Hearns Story

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  • ISBN13:

    9781903854907

  • ISBN10:

    1903854903

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/1/2010
  • Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
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Summary

Thomas Hearns was the most exciting boxer of modern times Winner of eight world titles at six different weights, he competed in four decades and was twice Ring magazine's Fighter of the Year. He is recognised as one of the greatest punchers of all time, and took part in some of the most memorable contests ever. His rivalry with Sugar Ray Leonard, his destruction of Roberto Duran and his epic war with Marvin Hagler will go down in sporting folklore, and he is known worldwide by his instantly memorable nickname: the Hit Man.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 7
Introductionp. 9
The Defining Momentp. 13
Detroitp. 18
The Kronkp. 25
The Motor City Cobrap. 36
The Conmanp. 52
Championp. 62
Showdown in the Desertp. 73
Comebackp. 91
The Boy Wonderp. 104
The Hit Man Unleashedp. 114
Warp. 131
Back in the Mixp. 141
The Hammerp. 157
The Blade and the Heatp. 166
Leonard, Part Twop. 177
General Hearnsp. 186
The Light-Heaviesp. 200
Promo Manp. 213
Twilightp. 218
The Legacyp. 226
Fight Recordp. 235
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