Saturday, March 13, 2021

Legendary boxer Marvin Hagler dead at 66

World champion boxer, Marvin Hagler has died at the age of 66.

Marvelous Marvin Hagler died unexpectedly at his New Hampshire home on Saturday, according to a statement from his wife, Kay, in a post made to Hagler's official Facebook fan club page.

Hagler reigned as the undisputed middleweight champion of the world from 1980 to 1987.

He successfully defended the championship belt twelve times, including a superfight against Thomas Hearns that is considered one of the greatest boxing matches in history.

He finished his professional career with 62 wins, with 52 by knockout. He lost three fights, all by decision, and had two draws.

Hagler is an inductee of the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the World Boxing Hall of Fame.

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