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"You're blowing it, son"

Photograph By Dirck Halstead/Liaison

The momentum of the fight continued to switch hands throughout the middle rounds until Hearns regained control to win Rounds 9 through 12 on all three scorecards. That was when Leonard's trainer, Angelo Dundee, uttered his famous words of encouragement.