Thomas Hearns was named Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine and the Boxing Writers Association of America in 1980 and 1984; the latter following his knockout of Roberto Durán. Hearns was known as a devastating puncher throughout his career, even at cruiserweight, despite having climbed up five weight classes. He is ranked number 18 on The Ring's list of 100 greatest punchers of all time. He currently ranks #18 in BoxRec ranking of the greatest pound for pound boxers of all time. On June 10, 2012, Hearns was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
Everlast boxing glove has been hand-signed in silver paint pen by Hall of Fame boxer Thomas Hearns. The lot/autograph includes an official Schwartz Sports serially-numbered hologram and matching COA for authentication purposes. Schwartz Sports witnessed the signing of this item.