History | Oct 29 2014

On This Day: Thomas Hearns survives scare to halt Juan Domingo Roldan in 1987

James Slater remembers the night that Thomas 'Hitman' Hearns made history
Hearns-Roldan

ON THIS DAY, in glitzy Las Vegas, “Hitman” Thomas Hearns made boxing history by becoming the first man in the sport to win world titles in four different weight classes. Hearns met Argentine slugger Juan Domingo Roldan at The Las Vegas Hilton and the prize was the vacant WBC middleweight crown.

Ten facts about the fight:

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