Sport: Sugar Knows How to Hit, Man

The Hit Man looks sweet too—until the 14th round

It was a classic confrontation between a man who had it all and a man who felt he had too little: Sugar Ray Leonard, 25, the polite, boyishly handsome star of soft-drink commercials who had burst onto the boxing scene at the 1976 Montreal Olympics and then vaulted with seeming ease to fame, $25 million in purses and a professional record of 30 wins (21 by knockouts) and one loss; and Thomas Hearns, 22, the "Hit Man," mean-looking and lean as a snake, who climbed from...

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