December 3, 1982 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • After losing his world welterweight boxing titles to Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns wins WBC Super Welterweight crown in a majority points decision over Wilfred Benitez at Superdome, New Orleans

Birthdays in Sport

  • Manny Corpas, American baseball player (Sugar Land Skeeters), born in Panama City, Panama
  • Michael Essien, Ghanaian footballer, born in Accra, Ghana