Marvin Hagler

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Class of 1993
Modern Category
Hall of Fame bio:click
World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee

Name: Marvin Hagler
Alias: Marvelous
Birth Name: Marvin Nathaniel Hagler
Born: 1954-05-23
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, USA
Hometown: Brockton, Massachusetts, USA
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 5′ 9½″   /   177cm
Reach: 75″   /   191cm
Boxing Record: click

Trainers: Goody & Pat Petronelli
Managers: Goody & Pat Petronelli
Marvin Hagler Gallery
Legally changed his name to Marvelous Marvin Hagler in 1982

Amateur Career

  • 57 amateur wins (52-2 with 43 KO's according to October 1978 Boxing Illustrated)
  • April 1972, Boston Arena, New England championships's final at 156 pounds, Hagler lost to Wilbur Cameron, in three rounds
  • 1973 National AAU Middleweight Champion, defeating Terry Dobbs of Atlanta and the Marine Corps in the final
  • Named the Outstanding Boxer of the 1973 National AAU Tournament

Awards and Recognition


After Boxing

  • Hagler retired to Italy and made several movies, the most notable being "Indio"
  • Generally only returns to the United States to attend the annual International Boxing Hall of Fame induction ceremonies

Preceded by:
Alan Minter
WBA Middleweight Champion
1980 Sep 27 – 1987
Succeeded by:
Sumbu Kalambay
Preceded by:
Alan Minter
WBC Middleweight Champion
1980 Sep 27 – 1987 Apr 6
Succeeded by:
Sugar Ray Leonard
Preceded by:
Inaugural Champion
IBF Middleweight Champion
1983 May 27 – 1987 Apr 6
Succeeded by:
Frank Tate