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*IBF Middleweight Title
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*'''[[WBA]] Middleweight Title'''
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*'''[[WBC]] Middleweight Title'''
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*'''[[IBF]] Middleweight Title'''
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== Notes ==
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*Mugabi had won all 26 of his professional fights by knockout.
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*Hagler had made eleven successful title defenses, winning ten by knockout.
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*The fight was originally scheduled for November 14, 1985, but it was postponed after Hagler suffered a back injury and a broken nose. His nose was broken by a headbutt while sparring with Zack Hewitt.
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*Hagler made $2.5 million, plus a percentage of the revenue. Mugabi got $750,000.
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*The fight was shown at 500 closed-circuit locations in the U.S. and Canada and was available to 3½ million homes on pay-per-view. [[Showtime]] had delayed rights. It was the first boxing card aired on Showtime.
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*Hagler was a 3 to 1 favorite.
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*Mugabi gave Hagler a tough fight and almost closed his right eye.
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*Hagler hurt Mugabi in the sixth round and came close to finishing the challenger.
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*Hagler put Mugabi down for the count in the eleventh round.
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*After the fight, both fighters were urinating blood and were hospitalized.
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*This was Hagler's last victory.
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==Articles==
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*[http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=DF8zAAAAIBAJ&sjid=tO8FAAAAIBAJ&pg=2830,5791685&dq=hagler+mugabi&hl=en Associated Press - October 31, 1985]
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*[http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1064619/1/index.htm ''Sports Illustrated'' - March 24, 1986]
  
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Revision as of 06:08, 26 June 2013

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1986-03-10 : Marvin Hagler 159½ lbs beat John Mugabi 157 lbs by KO at 1:29 in round 11 of 12

  • WBA Middleweight Title
  • WBC Middleweight Title
  • IBF Middleweight Title


Notes

  • Mugabi had won all 26 of his professional fights by knockout.
  • Hagler had made eleven successful title defenses, winning ten by knockout.
  • The fight was originally scheduled for November 14, 1985, but it was postponed after Hagler suffered a back injury and a broken nose. His nose was broken by a headbutt while sparring with Zack Hewitt.
  • Hagler made $2.5 million, plus a percentage of the revenue. Mugabi got $750,000.
  • The fight was shown at 500 closed-circuit locations in the U.S. and Canada and was available to 3½ million homes on pay-per-view. Showtime had delayed rights. It was the first boxing card aired on Showtime.
  • Hagler was a 3 to 1 favorite.
  • Mugabi gave Hagler a tough fight and almost closed his right eye.
  • Hagler hurt Mugabi in the sixth round and came close to finishing the challenger.
  • Hagler put Mugabi down for the count in the eleventh round.
  • After the fight, both fighters were urinating blood and were hospitalized.
  • This was Hagler's last victory.

Articles


Preceded by:
Hagler vs. Hearns
WBA Middleweight Title Fight
# 52
Succeeded by:
Kalambay vs. Barkley
Preceded by:
Hagler vs. Hearns
WBC Middleweight Title Fight
# 52
Succeeded by:
Hagler vs. Leonard
Preceded by:
Hagler vs. Hearns
IBF Middleweight Title Fight
# 6
Succeeded by:
Tate vs. Olajide