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Marvin Nathaniel Hagler (Marvelous)

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Born: 1954 AD
Currently alive, at 59 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Athlete, Boxer

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1954 - Marvin Nathaniel Hagler also known as Marvelous, born on the 23rd of May in Newark, New Jersey. He is an American former boxer.

1973 - A native of Brockton, Massachusetts, he was National AAU 165 pound champion, after defeating Terry Dobbs of Atlanta and the Marine Corps, in the final.

1979 - He needed some gubernatorial help, but Arum pulled the strings, and finally, in November, he was in the ring with a world Middleweight champion.

1983 - 1985 - Named Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year.

1985 - In April, he and Thomas Hearns met in what was billed as The War. This fight is widely regarded as one of the most brutal and thrilling boxing matches of all time.

1987 - His next challenger was Sugar Ray Leonard, who won a controversial split decision in Las Vegas on 6th April.

1993 - Inducted into both the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the World Boxing Hall of Fame.

1995 - He starred alongside Giselle Blondet in another low budget film.


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