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Thomas Hearns elected to Hall of Fame

Updated: December 6, 2011, 9:57 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former five-division champion Thomas Hearns, one of the most powerful punchers and popular fighters of his era, was one of 13 men elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame in balloting results announced Tuesday.

Joining Hearns in the modern fighter category -- meaning they had their last bout no earlier than 1943 -- are Mark "Too Sharp" Johnson, a former flyweight and junior bantamweight champion, and the late Cocoa Kid.

Also elected in the non-participant category were five-time ...

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