Originally Posted by jabsRstiff
No one was expecting Hearns to do Duran in like that. Duran was Duran and Hearns was in the midst of what appeared to be a bit of a "power shortage".
Duran could have fought McCallum for significantly less money, but no way he winds up on his face like that. He'd have lost a tough decision to Mike and not been blown away/humiliated....but what would have his options been after that?
It says in his book that duran struggled to make weight for the hearns fight most likely enjoying the spoils of the hagler purse.