Boxing world remembers Marvelous Marvin Hagler

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Boxing world remembers Marvelous Marvin Hagler

Hagler ruled middleweight division during 1980s ‘Golden Era’ of Thomas Hearns, Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran

Steve Keating

Marvelous Marvin Hagler, who dominated boxing’s middleweight division in the 1980s, has died at the age of 66, his wife Kay Hagler said on Saturday. The cause of death was not immediately known.

Celebrity website TMZ reported Hagler was taken to hospital in New Hampshire on Saturday with chest pains and trouble breathing.

Hagler, who legally changed his name to Marvelous in 1982, posted a record of 62-3-2 and ruled supreme until his reign as undisputed middleweight champion came to a controversial end in 1987 with a loss to Sugar Ray Leonard...

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