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Boxing legend, Marvin Hagler, is dead

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By Boye Ajayi

Former undisputed middleweight world champion, Marvin Hagler, has been confirmed dead, reports Persecondnews.

The boxing champion died at the age of 66.

His death was confirmed by his wife, Kay, saying: “Today, unfortunately my beloved husband Marvelous Marvin passed away unexpectedly at his home here in New Hampshire.”

Hagler fought 67 times during his 14-year professional career, winning 62.

He triumphed on 52 occasions by knockout, while he drew two and lost three times.

Hagler made 12 successful title defences until his defeat by Sugar Leonard by a split decision and he retired a year later.

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