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Marvin Hagler boxer

Marvin Hagler image
Status inactive
Division middleweight
Height 5′ 9½″/177cm
Reach 75″/191cm
Debut 1973-05-18
Born 1954-05-23
Nationality USA
Residence Brockton, Massachusetts, USA
bouts
67
won
62
lost
3
draw
2
bouts
67
won
62
lost
3
draw
2
Status inactive
Division middleweight
Height 5′ 9½″/177cm
Reach 75″/191cm
Debut 1973-05-18
Born 1954-05-23
Nationality USA
Residence Brockton, Massachusetts, USA

Marvelous Marvin Hagler (born Marvin Nathaniel Hagler; May 23, 1954) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1973 to 1987. He reigned as the undisputed middleweight champion from 1980 to 1987, making twelve defenses of that title, and currently holds the highest knockout percentage of all undisputed middleweight champions, at 78%, while also holding the second longest unified championship reign in boxing history at twelve consecutive defenses. At six years and seven months, his reign as undisputed middleweight champion is the second longest of the last century, behind only Tony Zale, who reigned during World War II. In 1982, annoyed that network announcers often did not refer to him by his nickname, "Marvelous", Hagler legally changed his name to Marvelous Marvin Hagler.

Marvelous Marvin Hagler (born Marvin Nathaniel Hagler; May 23, 1954) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1973 to 1987. He reigned as the undisputed middleweight champion from 1980 to 1987, making twelve defenses of that title, and currently holds the highest knockout percentage of all undisputed middleweight champions, at 78%, while also holding the second longest unified championship reign in boxing history at twelve consecutive defenses. At six years and seven months, his reign as undisputed middleweight champion is the second longest of the last century, behind only Tony Zale, who reigned during World War II. In 1982, annoyed that network announcers often did not refer to him by his nickname, "Marvelous", Hagler legally changed his name to Marvelous Marvin Hagler.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
April 6, 1987 Ray Leonard WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Middleweight

LOSS
Split-decision
March 10, 1986 John Mugabi WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas International Boxing Federation World Middleweight

World Boxing Association World Middleweight

World Boxing Council World Middleweight

WIN
KO
April 15, 1985 Thomas Hearns WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas International Boxing Federation World Middleweight

World Boxing Association World Middleweight

World Boxing Council World Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 19, 1984 Mustafa Hamsho WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York International Boxing Federation World Middleweight

World Boxing Association World Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 30, 1984 Juan Domingo Roldan WWWWW Riviera Hotel & Casino, SuperStar Center, Las Vegas International Boxing Federation World Middleweight

World Boxing Association World Middleweight

World Boxing Council World Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 10, 1983 Roberto Duran WLLWWW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas International Boxing Federation World Middleweight

World Boxing Association World Middleweight

World Boxing Council World Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 27, 1983 Wilford Scypion LWWWWW Civic Center, Providence International Boxing Federation World Middleweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 11, 1983 Tony Sibson WWWWWW DCU Center, Worcester World Boxing Association World Middleweight

World Boxing Council World Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 30, 1982 Fulgencio Obelmejias WWWWWW Teatro Ariston, San Remo World Boxing Association World Middleweight

World Boxing Council World Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 7, 1982 Caveman Lee WWWWWW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City World Boxing Association World Middleweight

World Boxing Council World Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 3, 1981 Mustafa Hamsho WWWWWW Horizon Arena, Rosemont WIN
Technical knockout
June 13, 1981 Vito Antuofermo WWDLLW Boston Garden, Boston World Boxing Association World Middleweight

World Boxing Council World Middleweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Jan. 17, 1981 Fulgencio Obelmejias WWWWWW Boston Garden, Boston World Boxing Association World Middleweight

World Boxing Council World Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 27, 1980 Alan Minter WWWWWW Wembley Arena, Wembley World Boxing Association World Middleweight

World Boxing Council World Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 17, 1980 Marcos Geraldo WWWLWW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
April 20, 1980 Bobby Watts LWLWWW Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 16, 1980 Loucif Hamani WWWWWW Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland WIN
KO
Nov. 30, 1979 Vito Antuofermo WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas World Boxing Association World Middleweight

World Boxing Council World Middleweight

DRAW
Points
June 30, 1979 Norberto Rufino Cabrera WWLWWL Chapiteau de l'Espace Fontvieille, Fontvieille WIN
Technical knockout
May 25, 1979 Jamie Thomas WLWLWL Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland WIN
Technical knockout
March 12, 1979 Bob Patterson LWLLLL Civic Center, Providence WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 3, 1979 Sugar Ray Seales DWWWWL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 11, 1978 Willie Warren DLLLLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Corner retirement
Aug. 24, 1978 Bennie Briscoe WWLLWW Spectrum, Philadelphia WIN
Unanimous decision
May 13, 1978 Kevin Finnegan WWWWLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
April 7, 1978 Doug Demmings WWWWWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
March 4, 1978 Kevin Finnegan LWWWWL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 26, 1977 Mike Colbert WWWWWW Boston Garden, Boston Vacant Massachusetts World Middleweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 15, 1977 Jim Henry LLLLLL Marvel Gymnasium, Providence Vacant Massachusetts World Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 24, 1977 Ray Phillips WWWWWW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 23, 1977 Willie Monroe WLWWLW Spectrum, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
June 10, 1977 Roy Jones WWDWWW Civic Center, Hartford WIN
Technical knockout
March 16, 1977 Reggie Ford L Arena, Boston WIN
KO
Feb. 15, 1977 Willie Monroe WWWLWW Hynes Auditorium, Boston Vacant North American Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 21, 1976 George Davis LLLLLL Hynes Auditorium, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 14, 1976 Eugene Hart WWDWLW Spectrum, Philadelphia WIN
Corner retirement
Aug. 3, 1976 DC Walker LLDLLL Arena, North Providence WIN
Technical knockout
June 2, 1976 Bob Smith LWLWWW Roseland Ballroom, Taunton WIN
Technical knockout
March 9, 1976 Willie Monroe WWLWWW Spectrum, Philadelphia LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 7, 1976 Matt Donovan LLWLLL Arena, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 13, 1976 Bobby Watts WWWWWW Spectrum, Philadelphia LOSS
Majority decision
Dec. 20, 1975 Johnny Baldwin WWWWW Hynes Auditorium, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 30, 1975 Lamont Lovelady WWWLLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 7, 1975 Jesse Bender WWLWLW Exposition Building, Portland WIN
Technical knockout
May 24, 1975 Jimmy Owens WWLWWL Brockton High School Gymnasium, Brockton WIN
DQ
April 14, 1975 Jimmy Owens LWWLWW Arena, Boston WIN
Split-decision
March 31, 1975 Joey Blair LLLWLL Harvard Club, Boston WIN
KO
Feb. 15, 1975 Dornell Wigfall WWWWWW Brockton High School Gymnasium, Brockton WIN
KO
Dec. 20, 1974 DC Walker WL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 26, 1974 Sugar Ray Seales WWWWLW Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle DRAW
Points
Nov. 16, 1974 George Green LLLLLL Brockton High School Gymnasium, Brockton WIN
KO
Oct. 29, 1974 Morris Jordan WLLDWD Brockton High School Gymnasium, Brockton WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 30, 1974 Sugar Ray Seales WWWWWW WNAC-TV Studio, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 13, 1974 Peachy Davis WWLWLL Sargent Field, New Bedford WIN
KO
July 16, 1974 Bobby Williams LLLLLL Arena, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
May 30, 1974 Curtis Phillips LLWLWL Exposition Building, Portland WIN
KO
May 4, 1974 James Redford LLLDLW Brockton High School Gymnasium, Brockton WIN
Technical knockout
April 5, 1974 Tracy Morrison LLLDLL WNAC-TV Studio, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 5, 1974 Bob Harrington WLLLLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
KO
Dec. 18, 1973 James Redford WLLLLD Hynes Auditorium, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 6, 1973 Manny Freitas LWLLLL Exposition Building, Portland WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 17, 1973 Cocoa Kid LLLLL Brockton High School Gymnasium, Brockton WIN
KO
Oct. 26, 1973 Cove Green WWWW Brockton High School Gymnasium, Brockton WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 6, 1973 Dornell Wigfall WWWWWW Brockton High School Gymnasium, Brockton WIN
Points
Aug. 8, 1973 Muhammed Smith LLLLLL Arena, Boston WIN
KO
July 25, 1973 Sonny Williams Arena, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
May 18, 1973 Terry Ryan Brockton High School Gymnasium, Brockton WIN
KO