The world of combat sports is devastated by the loss of Marvelous Marvin Hagler, 66. Born on May 23, 1954 in Newark, New Jersey, and raised in Brockton, Massachusetts, one of the greatest boxers of all time, passed today, March 13, 2021.
“Promoting this legend was a genuine honor,” Top Rank Boxing posted on Twitter.
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— Top Rank Boxing (@trboxing) March 14, 2021
“WKN mourns the passing of Marvelous Marvin Hagler, one of the greatest boxers of all time, a true legend and beloved friend,” World Kickboxing Network shared on social media.
— World Kickboxing Network (@WKNkickboxing) March 14, 2021
UFC paid its respect with an image “In memory of Marvin Hagler (1954-2021)”.
— UFC (@ufc) March 14, 2021
“PBC mourns the loss of boxing legend “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler who passed away today at the age of 66. Rest In Peace, champ,” reads the post by Premier Boxing Champions.
PBC mourns the loss of boxing legend “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler who passed away today at the age of 66. Rest In Peace, champ. ? pic.twitter.com/dv0gFvrRIH
— Premier Boxing Champions (@premierboxing) March 14, 2021
Over the course of his outstanding career Marvin Hagler made 12 successful defenses of undisputed middleweight world title. Boxing legend retired in 1987 with a professional record 62-3-2, 52 KO. In 1993 he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.