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Hearns wants to go forward despite shaky win

DETROIT - A number of people have urged the Hitman to stop hitting. But Thomas Hearns, one of the greatest fighters of his generation, said he's not quite ready to hang up the gloves. "This is just a start...
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Defense player hits with fury

...efficient and brutal destruction of opposing quarterbacks and ball carriers evokes the term "Hitman," but boxer Thomas Hearns took that. His initials seem perfect for "Tenacious D," but actor Jack Black copyrighted that for his band. Davis...
Boxing elite turn out for Emanuel Steward's memorial service

...time to plan a memorial befitting a beloved public figure ? and it was a hit.Champions he trained ? including Thomas Hearns, Lennox Lewis, Wladimir Klitschko and Evander Holyfield ? one he worked out only briefly ? Sugar Ray Leonard...
Williams is looking to ace his latest test

...flip-flopping in the various divisions is a unique challenge to bite off. Welterweight stars such as Sugar Ray Leonard and Thomas Hearns stepped up to win heavier titles, but boxing up and down across a spectrum of four weight classes is fairly unheard...
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Williams chasing world title and pound-for-pound crown

...most every list of the "pound-for-pound" greats includes a dip into the welterweight pool. Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns, Roberto Duran, Felix Trinidad, Pernell Whitaker, Julio Cesar Chavez, Shane Mosley, Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd...
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Former world champion Nunn arrested in cocaine sting

...times, but never achieved the status of legendary fighters of the time like Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvin Hagler and Thomas Hearns. Nunn lost his title in 1991 to James Toney, who beat Nunn in the 11th round before more than 10,000 fans in Davenport...
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Unbeaten champs up next?

...two unbeaten champions in their prime and figures to be the biggest welterweight fight since Sugar Ray Leonard and Thomas Hearns met in 1981. "Let's get it on," De La Hoya said. "It will be the fight of the century."
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De La Hoya and Norris heading for a fight

...a family problem," De La Hoya said of his firing of Steward, who has trained several world champions, including Thomas Hearns, and currently trains WBC heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis. "I didn't want to have any friction with my father...
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Southern Baptists set to elect first black president

...the number of men on one hand."So Luter bought a pay-per-view TV boxing match between Sugar Ray Leonard and Thomas Hearns and told the women in his church to invite every man they knew.About 25 men showed up, some of whom didn't realize...

...Steward died Thursday in a Chicago hospital. She did not disclose the cause of death.Steward made his name training Thomas Hearns at the Kronk Gym in Detroit.Steward worked with a long line of champions such as Lennox Lewis, during a big part...