News : Marvin Hagler is dead: breathing difficulties! Former boxing world champion (66) died unexpectedly


News : Marvin Hagler is dead: breathing difficulties! Former boxing world champion (66) died unexpectedly

Marvin Hagler is dead.
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Sad news from the boxing world: Former boxing world champion Marvin Hagler has died at the age of 66. His wife Kay G. Hagler confirmed this on Saturday (local time) in a message on Facebook.

Marvin Hagler is dead: Former boxing world champion dies surprisingly at the age of 66

In an emotional post she addressed the fans of the boxer known as “Marvelous Marvin”. “I am sorry to make a very sad announcement. Today unfortunately my beloved husband Marvelous Marvin passed away unexpectedly at his home here in New Hampshire. Our family requests that you respect our privacy during this difficult time,” the statement said.

No information on the cause of death of Marvin Hagler

In English: “I’m sorry to make a very sad announcement. Unfortunately, today my beloved husband Marvelous Marvin passed away unexpectedly at his home here in New Hampshire. Our family ask you to respect our privacy during this difficult time”. Details of the cause of Hagler’s death were not given either by her or in reports from the US media. According to “TMZ” Hagler is said to have complained of breathing difficulties and chest pain at home, whereupon he was taken to the hospital.

Marvin Hagler world middleweight champion from 1980 to 1987

The American was a middleweight institution in the 1980s and world champion from 1980 to 1987. In April 1985, Marvin Marvelous Hagler was part of the super fight against Thomas Hearns called “The War”, which he won in the third round by a technical knockout. The first three minutes are among the best that boxing has ever seen. Two years later his great career ended with the defeat against “Sugar” Ray Leonard.

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