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Old 12-09-2012, 06:51 PM   #27
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Default Re: Was Leonards win over Tommy Hearns his greatest accomplishment.?

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Originally Posted by redrooster View Post
of that there is no doubt. so while Leonard had the win over another name fighter, it was a name fighter whose abilities were depleted. My standards are somewhat higher than some others here on the forum. as someone here said, "I am suitably impressed with a win over a slow Hagler". They're (Leonard fans) just not very discriminating

no way in hell was he anything close to the version of the Hearns fight. I remember the following morning Marvin was on either GMA or the Today show and Leoanrd was seated next to him. marvin looked him in the eye and said "you cheated the public by refusing to face me". Sugar didnt object; he didnt have the courage to.
When were they on GMA? A day after Hagler and Leonard in 1987? I didn't know that.
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