Hearns not delaying bout for legal resolution
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Thomas Hearns has faced a lot of obstacles in nearly 30 years as a professional boxer, but none like this: fighting while facing a charge that he struck his own child.
Hearns, who was arrested New Year's Day and is accused of hitting his 13-year-old son during an argument, will meet Shannon Landberg in a Feb. 4 bout at the Palace.
"I've had distractions before, including when my father died
while I was training for a fight in 1989," Hearns said Friday.
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