Originally Posted by TBooze
It was not a mainstream match-up in Britain, we needed Hearns for that.
Duran vs Leonard II certainly was. Duran was a bigger star than Hearns after that fight. In fact, Leonard vs whoever was mainstream. Hearns vs whoever wasn't. Leonard was clearly the biggest star in boxing until Tyson, you seem to be going from a 'mainstream' point of view to a 'me and my mates' point of view.