‘Hitman’ Hearns Wants One Last Ill-Advised Fight

Remember Thomas Hearns? Two-time fighter of the year? Won titles in six different weight classes? Remember his historic bout with Marvin Hagler in 1985? I don’t. I was 1 year old.

Tommy Hearns

(”I hope I don’t brain my damage.”)

That was a long time ago. So maybe it isn’t the best idea for Tommy to make a comeback now. But that’s exactly what the 50-year-old wants. “I want to do it. … I will do it,” he says. And he probably will, with boxing’s sorry state. And we will get to watch another legend do irreparable harm to his body and brain, just for one last shot at glory.

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