Marvin Hagler vs. Roberto Duran

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1983-11-10 : Roberto Duran 156½ lbs lost to Marvin Hagler 157½ lbs by UD in round 15 of 15

  • Unofficial AP scorecard: 145-142 Hagler
  • Unofficial Los Angeles Times scorecard: 146-141 Hagler
  • Undisputed World Middleweight Title (WBA, WBC, and IBF)
  • Ticket image


Notes

  • Hagler was guaranteed $5 million, and Duran was guaranteed $1.5 million. Each also received a percentage of the revenue.
  • Hagler was a 4 to 1 favorite.
  • The fight was shown on closed-circuit television in 400 locations with three million seats. There was also pay-per-view television in Chicago and Los Angeles. HBO and NBC had delayed rights.
  • There was a crowd of 14,600 in the outdoor stadium at Caesars Palace.
  • After winning seven consecutive title defenses by knockout, Hagler was forced to go the distance for the first time as champion.

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Preceded by:
Hagler vs. Scypion
WBA Middleweight Title Fight
# 48
WBC Middleweight Title Fight
# 48
IBF Middleweight Title Fight
# 2
Succeeded by:
Hagler vs. Roldan