Written by Brian Opal
at Aug 25, 2014 - 10:11AM ET 3745 views
It is now fondly reminisced and discussed as one of the epic Welterweight prizefights in boxing history. Maybe even the best ever. It was billed and promoted as “The Showdown” because it featured the world’s two top 147-pounders at the time: Thomas “The Hitman” Hearns vs. “Sugar” Ray Leonard.