1984-02-11 Thomas Hearns w pts 12 Luigi Minchillo, Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA - WBC

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1984-02-11 Thomas Hearns w pts 12 Luigi Minchillo, Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA - WBC. Referee: Waldemar Schmidt. Scorecards: 120-109, 120-110, 118-109. Despite the challenger being game to the core he lacked the power to really trouble Hearns (153¾), something that gave the latter an ideal platform on which to exhibit his skill as well as keeping his suspect right hand under wraps. Minchillo (153), who finished with a badly swollen left eye, was always trying. However, even when Hearns appeared to be tiring he could not close him down, and although fighting hard in the tenth and 11th he was a spent force in the final session.