Middleweight Boxing Champ Marvelous Marvin Hagler Dead At Age 66
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Middleweight Boxing Champ Marvelous Marvin Hagler Dead At Age 66

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Middleweight boxing “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler passed away on Saturday at age 66.

According to the boxing legend’s official Facebook page, his wife Kay made the announcement. 

“I am sorry to make a very sad announcement.  Today unfortunately my beloved husband Marvelous Marvin passed away unexpectedly at his home here in New Hampshire. Our family requests that you respect our privacy during this difficult time.  With love,” she wrote.

I am sorry to make a very sad announcement.  Today unfortunately my beloved husband Marvelous Marvin passed away…

Posted by Marvelous Marvin Hagler FAN CLUB on Saturday, March 13, 2021 

No cause of death is known at this time.

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The boxing community was understandably saddened by the news of his passing.

Hagler was born in Newark, New Jersey, on May 23, 1954.

The boxing great’s illustrious career began in 1973 and spanned 14 years. Hagler’s record was so impeccable that he changed his legal name to Marvelous Marvin Hagler in 1982. 

Out of his 62 career victories, 52 were knockouts. In 1993, the middleweight brawler was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.


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