close 
Please wait...

Thomas Hearns

W L D
61 5 1
48 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 67
rounds 380
KOs 72%
 
global ID 303
US ID002816
aliasHitman/Motor City Cobra
born 1958-10-18
debut1977-11-25 / age 19
divisionsuper welterweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 1″   /   185cm
reach
78″   /   198cm
residence
Detroit, Michigan, USA
birth place
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
2006-02-04
176Shannon Landberg177½58 10 3
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
W TKO10/10
 W  
TKO
10/10
  
time: 1:35   referee: Dale Grable   judges: Eugene AceyRon CunninghamHerman McKalpain
2005-07-30
177John Long182¼19 6 2
Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
referee: Ron Cunningham 79-72 79-72 79-72
2000-04-08
191Uriah Grant18827 14 0
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
LRTD2/12
 L 
RTD
2/12
  
time: 3:00   referee: Dale Grable
International Boxing Organization World cruiserweight title (supervisor: John W. Daddono)
1999-04-10
189½Nate Miller19530 6 0
M.E.N. Arena, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: John Coyle   judges: Paul Thomas 118-112, Roy Francis 117-112, John Rupert 118-111
vacant International Boxing Organization World cruiserweight title
1998-11-06
190Jay Snyder18519 5 0
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 1:28   referee: Mills Lane   judges: Dario ChiariniJohn ChaulkBrad Wright
1997-01-31
175Ed Dalton17512 3 2
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
time: 2:47   referee: Lou Moret   judges: Dick YoungMarshall WalkerJose Cobian
1996-11-29
176Karl Willis17122 5 1
Roanoke Civic Center, Roanoke, Virginia, USA
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
time: 2:45   referee: Larry Doggett   judges: Vaughn LaPradePhil KornbergWayne Peters
1995-09-26
185½Earl Butler183¾14 7 2
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Sam Williams   judges: Bernard Teachout 97-91, Rosemary Grable 96-93, Glenn Hirch 97-91
Butler down in the 2nd and 5th rounds.
1995-03-31
189Lenny LaPaglia19036 8 0
Detroit, Michigan, USA
W TKO1/12
 W  
TKO
1/12
  
time: 2:55   referee: Dale Grable   judges: Frank BrunetteFrank GarzaDario Thiarini
vacant World Boxing Union (Original 1995-2004) cruiserweight title
1994-02-19
184Freddie Delgado18619 2 1
Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Laurence Cole   judges: Johnny Richardson 115-113, Leo Johnson 117-104, Murray Rosen 115-110
NABF cruiserweight title
Delgado was knocked down in round 1, Hearns in round 2.
1994-01-29
184Dan Ward18419 4 0
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO1/12
 W  
TKO
1/12
  
time: 2:09   referee: Toby Gibson   judges: Art LurieDave MorettiAl Siciliano
vacant NABF cruiserweight title (supervisor: Mario Latraverse)
1993-11-06
180Andrew Maynard18021 5 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 2:34   referee: Mitch Halpern   judges: Art LurieBill GrahamCindy Bartin
1992-03-20
174½Iran Barkley17428 7 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LSD12/12
 L 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Mills Lane   judges: Jerry Roth 113-114, Chuck Giampa 113-115, Lou Tabat 114-113
WBA World light heavyweight title
1991-06-03
174Virgil Hill17330 0 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Mills Lane   judges: Chuck Giampa 116-112, Jerry Roth 115-113, Art Lurie 115-113
WBA World light heavyweight title
1991-04-06
176½Ken Atkins176¼11 4 0
Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 2:08   referee: Carl Johnson   judges: Abraham PachecoManuel TolentinoChuck Williams
Stopped on a cut above Atkin's left eye.
1991-02-11
173Kemper Morton172¼18 7 2
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 2:02   referee: Pat Russell   judges: Burton GilliumVince DelgadoDick Young
1990-04-28
168Michael Olajide166½27 3 0
Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Tony Orlando   judges: Vincent Rainone 119-107, Samuel Conde Lopez 120-107, Cesar Ramos 119-110
WBO World super middleweight title
1989-06-12
162½Sugar Ray Leonard16035 1 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Richard Steele   judges: Tom Kaczmarek 112-113, Dalby Shirley 112-112, Jerry Roth 113-112
WBC World super middleweight title
WBO World super middleweight title
Leonard knocked down in 3rd and 11th rds.
1988-11-04
165½James Kinchen16645 4 2
Las Vegas Hilton, Hilton Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W MD12/12
 W  
MD
12/12
  
referee: Mills Lane   judges: Bill Graham 115-112, Larry Rozadilla 114-114, Cindy Bartin 114-112
vacant WBO World super middleweight title
NABF super middleweight title
Hearns was knocked down in the fourth round and had a point deducted for holding in the same round.
1988-06-06
160Iran Barkley16024 4 0
Las Vegas Hilton, Hilton Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LTKO3/12
 L 
TKO
3/12
  
time: 2:39   referee: Richard Steele   judges: Chuck Giampa 20-18, Omar Mintun 20-18, Jerry Roth 20-18
WBC World middleweight title
Cut badly and behind on points, Barkley floored Hearns twice in the 3rd round
1987-10-29
159½Juan Domingo Roldan159¼65 3 2
Las Vegas Hilton, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W KO4/12
 W  
KO
4/12
  
time: 2:01   referee: Mills Lane   judges: Larry Mendaye 29-25, Franz Marti 29-26, Rolando Barrovecchio 29-27
vacant WBC World middleweight title
1987-03-07
173¼Dennis Andries173½28 6 2
Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W TKO10/12
 W  
TKO
10/12
  
time: 1:26   referee: Isaac Herrera   judges: Miguel Donate 89-77, Angel Luis Guzman 89-80, Abraham Chavarria 90-80
WBC World light heavyweight title
1986-10-17
159Doug DeWitt16027 3 3
Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
judges: Harold Lederman 116-110, Rosemary Grable 117-110, Rich Risher 118-109
NABF middleweight title
1986-06-23
154Mark Medal15424 2 0
Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO8/12
 W  
TKO
8/12
  
time: 2:20   referee: Davey Pearl   judges: Patricia Morse Jarman 69-63, Arsenio Garcia 70-62, Dick Cole 70-62
WBC World super welterweight title
Medal down once in 1st rd.
1986-03-10
160James Shuler16022 0 0
Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W KO1/12
 W  
KO
1/12
  
time: 1:13   referee: Richard Steele   judges: Jerry RothDave MorettiJames Jen Kin
NABF middleweight title
1 week after the fight Shuler was killed in a motorcycle accident
1985-04-15
159¾Marvin Hagler159¼60 2 2
Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LTKO3/12
 L 
TKO
3/12
  
time: 1:52   referee: Richard Steele   judges: Harry Gibbs 18-20, Herb Santos 18-20, Dick Young 20-18
WBC World middleweight title
WBA World middleweight title
IBF World middleweight title
1984-09-15
154Fred Hutchings153¾27 1 0
Civic Center, Saginaw, Michigan, USA
W TKO3/15
 W  
TKO
3/15
  
time: 2:56   referee: Arthur Mercante   judges: Dick Cole 20-17, Eva Shain 20-15, Tony Perez 20-15
WBC World super welterweight title
Hutchings was down twice in the 1st
1984-06-15
153¼Roberto Duran15477 5 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO2/12
 W  
TKO
2/12
  
referee: Carlos Padilla   judges: Newton Campos 10-6, Harry Gibbs 10-7, Hans LeVert 10-7
WBC World super welterweight title
1984-02-11
153¾Luigi Minchillo15343 2 0
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Waldemar Schmidt   judges: Abraham Chavarria 120-110, Guy Jutras 118-109, Cesar Ramon 120-109
WBC World super welterweight title
1983-07-10
157½Murray Sutherland16039 9 1
Caesars Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Larry Hazzard   judges: Richard F. Murry 9-1, Paul Cavalier 10-0, Frank Brunette 7-2
1982-12-03
153¾Wilfred Benitez15244 1 1
Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W MD15/15
 W  
MD
15/15
  
referee: Octavio Meyran   judges: Dick Young 146-137, Tony Castellano 144-139, Lou Filippo 142-142
WBC World super welterweight title
1982-07-25
159¼Jeff McCracken16117 0 1
Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
time: 1:29   referee: Harry Papacaralambolous 70-61 70-62 68-64
1982-02-27
153¼Marcos Geraldo159½52 17 0
The Aladdin, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 1:48   referee: Joey Curtis
1981-12-11
155Ernie Singletary16124 3 0
Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre, Nassau, Bahamas
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
judges: Fernley Palmer 99-87, Alonzo Butler 99-91, Clyde Gray 100-89
1981-09-16
145Sugar Ray Leonard14630 1 0
Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LTKO14/15
 L 
TKO
14/15
  
time: 1:45   referee: Davey Pearl   judges: Lou Tabat 125-122, Chuck Minker 125-121, Duane Ford 124-122
WBC World welterweight title
WBA World welterweight title
1981 Fight of the Year - Ring Magazine
1981-06-25
147Pablo Baez144¾10 9 2
Astrodome, Houston, Texas, USA
W TKO4/15
 W  
TKO
4/15
  
time: 2:10   referee: Ken Morita   judges: Knud Jensen 30-27, Les Muller 30-27, Ken Morita 30-27
WBA World welterweight title
1981-04-25
146Randy Shields146½38 6 1
Veteran's Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
W TKO12/15
 W  
TKO
12/15
  
time: 3:00   referee: Robert Ferrara   judges: Mike Munoz 119-110, Joe Garcia 119-111, Robert Ferrara 120-109
WBA World welterweight title
1980-12-06
146½Luis Primera146¾15 0 0
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W KO6/15
 W  
KO
6/15
  
time: 2:00   referee: Ismael Wiso Fernandez 50-45   judges: Fernando Viso 50-43, Albert Tremari 49-44
WBA World welterweight title (supervisor: Gilberto Mendoza Sr)
1980-08-02
146Pipino Cuevas146½27 6 0
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W TKO2/15
 W  
TKO
2/15
  
time: 2:39   referee: Stanley Christodoulou 10-9   judges: Roberto Ramirez Sr. 10-9, Yusaku Yoshida 10-9
WBA World welterweight title
Cuevas down in rd 2
1980-05-03
149Eddie Gazo15558 5 2
Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:41
1980-03-31
149Santiago Valdez148½14 4 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 2:56   referee: Joey Curtis
Santiago down twice.
1980-03-02
145½Angel Espada14743 10 4
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W TKO4/12
 W  
TKO
4/12
  
time: 0:47   referee: Larry Rozadilla   judges: Ismael Wiso FernandezHarold Lederman
vacant USBA welterweight title
Espada down twice in rd 3 & once in rd 4
1980-02-03
150Fighting Jim154½10 3 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
referee: Harold Krause   judges: Dave MorettiLou TabatHal Miller
Richards down twice in rd 3
1979-11-30
152Mike Colbert15829 3 1
Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Herman Dutreix 9-1   judges: Maxie Docusen 9-0, Lucien Joubert 9-0
Colbert was knocked down once in the 2nd, 3rd, 5th, and 10th rounds.
1979-10-18
146Saensak Muangsurin145¼13 3 0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 2:31   referee: Bobby Watson
Muangsurin down in the second and third rounds.
1979-09-22
146½Jose Figueroa146½12 11 1
Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
time: 1:17   referee: Richard Steele
According to the Los Angeles Times, Figueroa had a record of 31-4.Ring has Figueroa's record falling to 48-16-1 after this fight.. - Figueroa down in rd 3
1979-08-23
147Inocencio De la Rosa25 7 4
Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W RTD2/10
 W  
RTD
2/10
  
Attendance: 11,556
De la Rosa couldn't continue because the lotion against cuts got into his eyes.
1979-06-28
145Bruce Curry14620 4 0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
time: 2:59   referee: Arthur Mercante   judges: Rosemary GrableKen Offet
Curry down twice in rd 3
1979-05-20
147Harold Weston149½26 8 5
Dunes Hotel & Country Club, Crown Jewel Room, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W RTD6/12
 W  
RTD
6/12
  
referee: Davey Pearl 58-56 58-56 58-56
Weston suffered a detached retina and the fight was stopped between the 6th and 7th rounds. Weston never fought again.
1979-04-03
147½Alfonso Hayman14920 14 4
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
 50-40 50-41 50-40
1979-03-03
146¾Segundo Murillo145½22 5 1
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
time: 2:25
1979-01-31
147Sammy Rookard21 20 0
Saginaw, Michigan, USA
W TKO8/0
 W  
TKO
8/0
  
1979-01-11
148Clyde Gray148½65 6 1
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W TKO10/10
 W  
TKO
10/10
  
time: 2:03   referee: Arthur Mercante
1978-12-09
147Rudy Barro27 26 1
Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
1978-10-26
147Pedro Rojas14713 0 0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 1:09   referee: Eddie Yoo
1978-09-07
147Bruce Finch18 2 1
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
time: 2:01
1978-08-03
148¾Eddie Marcelle148½13 3 1
Detroit, Michigan, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
time: 2:59
1978-07-20
147Raul Aguirre20 15 1
Detroit, Michigan, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1978-06-08
147Jimmy Rothwell14 1 0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1978-03-31
146Tyrone Phelps11 20 3
Saginaw, Michigan, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1978-03-17
148Ray Fields5 6 0
Detroit, Michigan, USA
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1978-02-17
147Billy Goodwin12 20 2
Saginaw, Michigan, USA
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1978-02-10
148Robert Adams5 4 1
Detroit, Michigan, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1978-01-29
147Anthony House8 6 0
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1977-12-16
144Willie Wren2 1 0
Detroit, Michigan, USA
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
1977-12-07
144Jerry Strickland1375 26 0
Mount Clemens, Michigan, USA
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
1977-11-25
147Jerome Hilldebut
Detroit, Michigan, USA
W KO2/4
 W  
KO
2/4
  
Pro debut for Hearns
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S
Scheduled/Pending
 event
 tape
 bout
 Encyclopaedia
verified
unverified
unsanctioned