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|Real name||Ronald Hearns|
|Nickname(s)||The Chosen One|
27 December 1978 |
Southfield, Michigan, United States
|Wins by KO||20|
Hearns began boxing as a teenager at Kronk and Butzel Gym’s in Detroit. However, his father, a former world champion had him barred from the gyms in order that he would concentrate on his education.
Following this his father became supportive of his boxing and Hearns Jr. gained a record of 10-0 (10 KO) during his brief amateur career and won the 2004 National Middleweight Championship Title.
Hearns turned professional in April 2004 at the Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan. In his debut Hearns defeated unbeaten novice Alex Black with a first round knockout. On March 28, 2009, in a televised bout, he was knocked out by Harry Joe Yorgey his first professional loss. He faced middleweight champion Felix Sturm February 19, 2011 and lost by KO in the 7th round.
Professional boxing record
|26 Wins (20 knockouts, 6 decisions), 3 Losses, 0 Draws, 0 No Contests|
|Loss||26–3||Erislandy Lara||-||TKO (10)||2012-04-20||MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||26–2||Felix Sturm||TKO||7 (12), 0:48||2011-02-19||Porsche Arena in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany||WBA Super World Middleweight World title on the line.|