Hearns became the 1st fighter in history to win world titles in 4 weight divisions when he defeated Juan Domingo Roldan by a 4th-round KO to win the vacant WBC Middleweight Championship.
Thomas Hearns is a retired professional boxer. Nicknamed the “Motor City Cobra” and more famously “The Hitman,” Hearns became the 1st boxer in history to win world titles in 4 divisions.
He would also become the 1st fighter in history to win 5 world titles in 5 different divisions.
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