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About Marvelous Marvin Hagler
Marvelous Marvin Haglerwas a professional boxer and actor in America. From 1980 to 1987, he held the undefeated middleweight title, successfully defending it twelve times, eleven of them by knockout. He participated in boxing from 1973 to 1987. With a 78 percent knockout rate, Hagler also has the highest knockout rate among all undisputed middleweight champions. The second-longest active tenure of the 20th century, his six years and seven-month tenure as uncontested middleweight champion. He currently maintains the middleweight record for the sixth-longest reign as champion. Because he was frequently misreferred to by network announcers as "Marvelous," Hagler officially renamed himself to "Marvelous Marvin Hagler" in 1982.
In 1969:Hagler started boxing after witnessing a neighbourhood fighter beat him up in front of his pals on the street.
In 1972:Hagler fought Olympic gold medalist Sugar Ray Seales three times; he won the first fight, drew the second, and KO'd Seales in the third.
In 1973:He defeated the U.S. Marine Terry Dobbs, a 165-pound (75kg) fighter from Atlanta.
In 1979:At Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada, Hagler squared off against world middleweight champion Vito Antuofermo.
In 1997:His role in Virtual Weapon was co-starring with Terence Hill and Giselle Blondet.
Achievements and Awards:
In 1980:He was named Boxing Illustrated's Fighter of the Decade.
In 1993: Hagler became a member of the World Boxing Hall of Fame as well as the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
In 1985:He was Awarded Fighter of the Year honors by the Boxing Writers Association of America.
Hagler weighed 160 pounds (72.6 kg) and stood 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters).
He had changed his name in 1982 to Marvelous and was now considered to be among the world's greatest boxers.