Joe Rogan remembers Marvelous Marvin Hagler » MixedMartialArts.com


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UFC commentator Joe Rogan grew up in Massachusetts, and like each fight sports activities aficionado in The Bay State, was impressed by Marvelous Marvin Hagler, who died on March 13, 2021, on the age of simply 66.

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I drew this piece of Marvin Hagler method again in 1983 once I was 15. I bear in mind watching a TV profile on him the place he was operating on the seaside within the lifeless of winter shadow boxing and screaming “WAR!”

They confirmed his maniacal dedication to coaching and battle preparation, and it had an enormous affect on me. I might consider him once I was drained and was contemplating stopping. I might think about what he would do and it could at all times fill me with vitality.

Once I heard he died yesterday I used to be shocked. I used to be such an enormous fan all my life, and now and again I’ll go to YouTube and watch a few of his basic fights. The opposite day I watched his victory over Mugabi, and it was each bit as epic as I remembered.

They don’t make many human beings as unimaginable as Marvin Hagler. He was really one of many greats. RIP

Right here’s the battle Rogan referenced above. It’s epic. Marvelous Marvin Hagler was epic.

Marvelous Marvin Hagler was The Ring journal and the Boxing Writers Affiliation of America  Fighter of the 12 months, twice, and was Boxing Illustrated journal’s Fighter of the Decade (1980-1989). Hagler was the undisputed middleweight champion from 1980 to 1987, efficiently defending the title twelve instances, the third-longest unified championship reign in boxing historical past. A doctor as soon as stated Hagler couldn’t be knocked out, as a result of dimension and energy of his muscle, an opinion borne out by having been knocked down solely as soon as in his skilled profession, and even that’s disputed.

There aren’t any citation marks across the phrase Marvelous, as Hagler modified his identify legally. He was, really, Marvelous. 

Particulars of the reason for loss of life haven’t been launched at the moment.

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