The boxing world was plunged into mourning on the information of Marvin Hagler’s passing.
The middleweight legend’s spouse, Kay G. Hagler, made the introduced on her husband’s Fb fan web page, saying solely that the Corridor of Famer had handed away all of a sudden.
Hagler was the undisputed 160-pound champ between 1980 and 1987, when Sugar Ray Leonard pulled off an amazing upset to take the title.
Listed below are some reactions from Twitter.
That is how I wish to bear in mind Marvelous Marvin Hagler . His phrases encouraging Adonis Stevenson after his accident At all times there to assist others. The boxing world is in Disbelief. A champion for eternity. pic.twitter.com/2slnz97ta7
— Mauricio Sulaiman (@wbcmoro) March 14, 2021
Arduous to elucidate what an enormous deal #MarvelousMarvinHagler was within the Eighties. He was Mike Tyson earlier than there was a Mike Tyson. The perfect AND the baddest. For folks in my technology, this one hits onerous. RIP champ.
— Max Kellerman (@maxkellerman) March 14, 2021
Relaxation in Peace to the legendary Marvelous Marvin Hagler. Grew up learning this man & all the time attempting to emulate the identical ferocity & grit he would use to beat his opponents. You’ll be missed Champ. pic.twitter.com/GDbYDjUFbI
— Chris Eubank Jr (@ChrisEubankJr) March 14, 2021
Marvelous Marvin Hagler was among the many best athletes that Prime Rank ever promoted. He was a person of honor and a person of his phrase, and he carried out within the ring with unparalleled willpower.
He was a real athlete and a real man. I’ll miss him vastly. pic.twitter.com/RjNSlayBwA
— Bob Arum (@BobArum) March 14, 2021
— Oscar De La Hoya (@OscarDeLaHoya) March 14, 2021
Marvin Hagler got here to my combat in Boston. I appreciated what he stated to me after my combat. Relaxation In Peace, my buddy. Condolences to the Hagler household. Thanks Marvelous Marvin Hagler for all you gave to boxing #boxing #legend #icon #buddy #boxer #worldchampion #wildcardboxing pic.twitter.com/LNduOj4Qd9
— Freddie Roach (@FreddieRoach) March 14, 2021
Relaxation In Peace Marvin Hagler 🙏🏼
— Vergil Ortiz Jr. (@VergilOrtiz) March 13, 2021
— David Haye (@davidhaye) March 14, 2021
— Russ Anber (@RussAnber) March 14, 2021
I’m crushed to listen to of the dying of Marvin Hagler. I’ve recognized him because the early Eighties. I used to be fortunate to name lots of his fights and honored to know him outdoors the ring. My affection and respect for him is aware of no bounds. Liked being round him. He shall be missed.
— Al Bernstein (@AlBernstein) March 14, 2021
Dam bittersweet day for us boxing followers. All ready for an ideal combat and at the moment one of many best legends of our sport dies. Could my condolences relaxation in peace for her household. #Marvinhagler
— Yordenis Ugas (@YordenisUgas) March 14, 2021
RIP to a real legend. Marvelous Marvin Hagler pic.twitter.com/XVKpam3beS
— Rougarou (@RPrograis) March 14, 2021
Very unhappy to listen to that Marvin Hagler handed away on the age of 66, means too younger. Was a spotlight to see @GGGBoxing and Marvin Hagler collectively, one of many best Champions and position mannequin for younger boxers. RIP Champ🥊 pic.twitter.com/PiiTEj6dem
— Tom Loeffler (@TomLoeffler1) March 14, 2021
— David Diamante (@daviddiamante) March 14, 2021