Hearns a Hit at chip shop

Mark Kosanovic, owner of Brackenbed Fisheries and former welterweight boxing champion Thomas "The Hitman" Hearns.
Mark Kosanovic, owner of Brackenbed Fisheries and former welterweight boxing champion Thomas "The Hitman" Hearns.

The owner of Brackenbed Fisheries was knocked for six when former welterweight boxing champion Thomas “The Hitman” Hearns.

Shop owner Mark Kosanovic, said: “I’ve had boxers come into the shop in the past, like Frank Bruno and Sugar Ray Leonard.

“Thomas is a friend of Sugar Ray on Facebook and he told him to pop into the shop if he was passing.

“I expected him to be hard-work and have a big entourage but he was really nice.

“He stopped for an hour, talked to the customers and tried the fish and chips and said they were nice.