Famously known as “The Hitman”. On June 10, 2012, Hearns was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. He took up boxing at the age of 10, slender build and tall for his later weight-class when he started boxing professionally.
Hearns became well known for his powerful right-hand hit. He won six major world titles in five weight classes during his pro career, defeating future boxing hall of famers such as Pipino Cuevas, Wilfred Benítez, Virgil Hill and Roberto Durán. In addition, he won the IBO title at Cruiserweight.
An eight-time champion of the world, Thomas “Hitman” Hearns is now doing corporate appearances, autograph signings, VIP meet & greets, product endorsements, boxing camps and more.