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Marvin Hagler

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Birthday
23, 1954
Birthplace
Newark, NJ
DEATH DATE
Mar 13, 2021 (66)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
23, 1954
Birthplace
Newark, NJ
DEATH DATE
Mar 13, 2021 (66)

About

American boxer who reigned as undisputed middleweight champion from 1980 to 1987. He compiled a remarkable 62-3-2 record across his historic career and Boxing Illustrated named him as the Fighter of the Decade for the 1980s. He died of natural causes at the age of 66.

Before Fame

His home was destroyed during the Newark Riots, which prompted his move to Massachusetts.

Trivia

He legally changed his first name to Marvelous after becoming upset that the announcers never referred to him as Marvelous as he had asked. He was involved in two draws during his career. 

Family Life

Had four children with his first wife and later married Kaye Guarrera.

Associated With

He was a famous boxer much like Sugar Ray Robinson.