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Oh shit. My favourite boxer of my lifetime. :(

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RIP

The fight against Leonard was the best bout I've ever seen. And the one against Minter one of the most brutal. A true great
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I’m getting old
I remember watching him in his prime
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Today has been bad in so many ways ...

now Marvin Hagler ... RIP
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Marvin Hagler, Roberto Duran, Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns. All boxing legends from the same era who fought each other.

RIP Hagler.
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66 yo. Unexpected too. Don't get to say your goodbyes. Very sad. Great great boxer.
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Wonderful boxer !!

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Tehui wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 2:06 am Marvin Hagler, Roberto Duran, Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns. All boxing legends from the same era who fought each other.

RIP Hagler.
It was a genuine golden era.

RIP Hagler.
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Kiwias wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:36 am
Tehui wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 2:06 am Marvin Hagler, Roberto Duran, Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns. All boxing legends from the same era who fought each other.

RIP Hagler.
It was a genuine golden era.

RIP Hagler.
We've got to put this photo up for sentimental reasons:

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Tehui wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 4:07 am
Kiwias wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:36 am
Tehui wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 2:06 am Marvin Hagler, Roberto Duran, Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns. All boxing legends from the same era who fought each other.

RIP Hagler.
It was a genuine golden era.

RIP Hagler.
We've got to put this photo up for sentimental reasons:

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:thumbup: RIP Champ. One of my favorites. :((
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His 3 round war with Tommy Hitman Hearns is still the most exciting fight I have ever watched live. I was just a kid at high school and stayed home specially to watch it. Marvelous Marvin was my man so it was a thrilling victory.

So sad. He looked in such great health in all the recent interviews I've seen. Not slurring his speech either like his great rival Thomas Hearns sadly does.

Quite a shock. Will be interesting to find out the cause of death.
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Dobbin wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 1:36 am RIP

The fight against Leonard was the best bout I've ever seen. And the one against Minter one of the most brutal. A true great
I remember that Minter fight well - Minter was a very good boxer. Hagler destroyed him.

Terrific boxer who dominated at a time when there were some other brilliant ones in his division.

RIP Marvelous.
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Awwww, shite. Hadn't heard. He was my favourite boxer. RIP Marvellously.
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Seemed to get out at the right time on his own terms.

Unlike the other three - Leonard, Duran, Hearns - I think Hagler remained in one division throughout his career. Whilst admirable in some ways, this limited his earning potential, and limited his challenges.

The other three moved through the divisions. Leonard (who was lucky to get a decision over Hagler) from welterweight to Super Middle. Hearns from welter to light heavyweight. Duran was a natural lightweight who moved through the weights to Super Middle because there was no money at lightweight, and because he lacked discipline to keep weight off. Hagler was the only natural middleweight, although a case could be made for Hearns too.
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ovalball wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 10:03 am
Dobbin wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 1:36 am RIP

The fight against Leonard was the best bout I've ever seen. And the one against Minter one of the most brutal. A true great
I remember that Minter fight well - Minter was a very good boxer. Hagler destroyed him.

Terrific boxer who dominated at a time when there were some other brilliant ones in his division.

RIP Marvelous.
I am not so sure that is true.

Hearns went straight back to super welterweight. Duran was really a welterweight, perhaps even a lightweight.

Now look at the other names on his record. It was not a great middleweight era in my opinion.
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Mick Mannock wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 11:34 am
ovalball wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 10:03 am
Dobbin wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 1:36 am RIP

The fight against Leonard was the best bout I've ever seen. And the one against Minter one of the most brutal. A true great
I remember that Minter fight well - Minter was a very good boxer. Hagler destroyed him.

Terrific boxer who dominated at a time when there were some other brilliant ones in his division.

RIP Marvelous.
I am not so sure that is true.

Hearns went straight back to super welterweight. Duran was really a welterweight, perhaps even a lightweight.

Now look at the other names on his record. It was not a great middleweight era in my opinion.
Prior to meeting the big four his toughest fights were on his way to the title. Bennie Briscoe, Sugar Ray Seales, Willie The Worm Monroe etc. He beat all the contenders just to get his shot at the title. Real old school warrior.
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nnnooooooooo........really sad news. Not long after Minter has died as well

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Oh...... RiP.
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booji boy wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 11:40 am
Mick Mannock wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 11:34 am
ovalball wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 10:03 am
Dobbin wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 1:36 am RIP

The fight against Leonard was the best bout I've ever seen. And the one against Minter one of the most brutal. A true great
I remember that Minter fight well - Minter was a very good boxer. Hagler destroyed him.

Terrific boxer who dominated at a time when there were some other brilliant ones in his division.

RIP Marvelous.
I am not so sure that is true.

Hearns went straight back to super welterweight. Duran was really a welterweight, perhaps even a lightweight.

Now look at the other names on his record. It was not a great middleweight era in my opinion.
Prior to meeting the big four his toughest fights were on his way to the title. Bennie Briscoe, Sugar Ray Seales, Willie The Worm Monroe etc. He beat all the contenders just to get his shot at the title. Real old school warrior.
And Mugabe, that guy was a machine
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Yeah Mugabe proved to be a very tough challenge. I think a lot of people at the time wondered if he was just a very hard puncher and nothing else. I think he may have been 26-0 with 26 KOs when he fought Hagler. He put up a real fight and brought out the best in Hagler.
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fatcat wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 1:38 pm Yeah Mugabe proved to be a very tough challenge. I think a lot of people at the time wondered if he was just a very hard puncher and nothing else. I think he may have been 26-0 with 26 KOs when he fought Hagler. He put up a real fight and brought out the best in Hagler.
And he went straight back down again to super welterweight after his loss to Hagler.
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booji boy wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 4:17 am His 3 round war with Tommy Hitman Hearns is still the most exciting fight I have ever watched live. I was just a kid at high school and stayed home specially to watch it. Marvelous Marvin was my man so it was a thrilling victory.

So sad. He looked in such great health in all the recent interviews I've seen. Not slurring his speech either like his great rival Thomas Hearns sadly does.

Quite a shock. Will be interesting to find out the cause of death.
Read that Tommy Hearns said Hagler was in ICU as a result of a reaction to the covid vaccine.
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Rugby2023 wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 8:25 pm
booji boy wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 4:17 am His 3 round war with Tommy Hitman Hearns is still the most exciting fight I have ever watched live. I was just a kid at high school and stayed home specially to watch it. Marvelous Marvin was my man so it was a thrilling victory.

So sad. He looked in such great health in all the recent interviews I've seen. Not slurring his speech either like his great rival Thomas Hearns sadly does.

Quite a shock. Will be interesting to find out the cause of death.
Read that Tommy Hearns said Hagler was in ICU as a result of a reaction to the covid vaccine.
Wtf. Very sad. An incredible boxer and person.
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Rugby2023 wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 8:25 pm
booji boy wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 4:17 am His 3 round war with Tommy Hitman Hearns is still the most exciting fight I have ever watched live. I was just a kid at high school and stayed home specially to watch it. Marvelous Marvin was my man so it was a thrilling victory.

So sad. He looked in such great health in all the recent interviews I've seen. Not slurring his speech either like his great rival Thomas Hearns sadly does.

Quite a shock. Will be interesting to find out the cause of death.
Read that Tommy Hearns said Hagler was in ICU as a result of a reaction to the covid vaccine.
Which Covid vaccine?
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Do you know what would have been a nice way to pay your respects to the man? Using his full name in the thread title.

Ffs.
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Short Man Syndrome wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:17 pm Do you know what would have been a nice way to pay your respects to the man? Using his full name in the thread title.

Ffs.
Strange request, but fixed.
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Mick Mannock wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:28 pm
Short Man Syndrome wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:17 pm Do you know what would have been a nice way to pay your respects to the man? Using his full name in the thread title.

Ffs.
Strange request, but fixed.
Is this just another manifestation of your racist spite? Not wanting to call him Marvellous Marvin Hagler?
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Mick Mannock wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:12 pm
Rugby2023 wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 8:25 pm
booji boy wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 4:17 am His 3 round war with Tommy Hitman Hearns is still the most exciting fight I have ever watched live. I was just a kid at high school and stayed home specially to watch it. Marvelous Marvin was my man so it was a thrilling victory.

So sad. He looked in such great health in all the recent interviews I've seen. Not slurring his speech either like his great rival Thomas Hearns sadly does.

Quite a shock. Will be interesting to find out the cause of death.
Read that Tommy Hearns said Hagler was in ICU as a result of a reaction to the covid vaccine.
Which Covid vaccine?
Not sure, it's just what Hearns posted on instagram prior to his passing. https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/wp-con ... hearns.jpg

Fox News report: https://twitter.com/IceFireLord/status/ ... 65861?s=20

Fwiw Hagler's wife reportedly said he died unexpectedly, and his website says "natural causes".
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Short Man Syndrome wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:34 pm
Mick Mannock wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:28 pm
Short Man Syndrome wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:17 pm Do you know what would have been a nice way to pay your respects to the man? Using his full name in the thread title.

Ffs.
Strange request, but fixed.
Is this just another manifestation of your racist spite? Not wanting to call him Marvellous Marvin Hagler?
Oh do fuck-off.

Seriously, why do you have to bring your garbage to this thread?
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Short Man Syndrome wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:34 pm
Mick Mannock wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:28 pm
Short Man Syndrome wrote: Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:17 pm Do you know what would have been a nice way to pay your respects to the man? Using his full name in the thread title.

Ffs.
Strange request, but fixed.
Is this just another manifestation of your racist spite? Not wanting to call him Marvellous Marvin Hagler?
The first post was weird enough but this one is truly circus freak bizarre.
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I have changed it back.
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OK, come on fellas - let’s just simmer down a tad. I was just alluding to a) Hagler legally changed his name to Marvellous Marvin Hagler, and b) Mick’s track record of racism (or supporting racists, I forget which).

Perhaps I came on a little strong. I accept that.
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Short Man Syndrome wrote: Mon Mar 15, 2021 12:25 am OK, come on fellas - let’s just simmer down a tad. I was just alluding to a) Hagler legally changed his name to Marvellous Marvin Hagler, and b) Mick’s track record of racism (or supporting racists, I forget which).

Perhaps I came on a little strong. I accept that.
Only one L in Marvelous Marvin Hagler's legal name.
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booji boy wrote: Mon Mar 15, 2021 12:33 am
Short Man Syndrome wrote: Mon Mar 15, 2021 12:25 am OK, come on fellas - let’s just simmer down a tad. I was just alluding to a) Hagler legally changed his name to Marvellous Marvin Hagler, and b) Mick’s track record of racism (or supporting racists, I forget which).

Perhaps I came on a little strong. I accept that.
Only one L in Marvelous Marvin Hagler's legal name.
Noted!
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Short Man Syndrome wrote: Mon Mar 15, 2021 12:25 am OK, come on fellas - let’s just simmer down a tad. I was just alluding to a) Hagler legally changed his name to Marvellous Marvin Hagler, and b) Mick’s track record of racism (or supporting racists, I forget which).

Perhaps I came on a little strong. I accept that.
You construed racism in my post?

Perhaps you find it in Boxrec as well.
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I'd not spotted this in the press before seeing the thread title and was v. surprised to find Hagler was 66. Still too young - for anyone not in the music industry, that is - but a quite a bit older than I thought. Only a tad less than two years younger than me, in fact.

FWIW, I hope he didn't die skint.
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MungoMan wrote: Mon Mar 15, 2021 8:55 am I'd not spotted this in the press before seeing the thread title and was v. surprised to find Hagler was 66. Still too young - for anyone not in the music industry, that is - but a quite a bit older than I thought. Only a tad less than two years younger than me, in fact.

FWIW, I hope he didn't die skint.
I do not think he did, unlike one guy often forgotten in the Hearns, Hagler, Duran, Leonard conversation: Wilfred Benitez.

Although Benitez is not yet dead.
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