Who was Marvin Hagler?
Marvelous Marvin Hagler was an American professional boxer who competed in boxing from 1973 to 1987. He reigned as undisputed middleweight champion from 1980 to 1987, making twelve successful defenses of that title, and holds the highest knockout percentage of all undisputed middleweight champions, at 78 percent, while also holding the third-longest unified championship reign in boxing history at 12 consecutive defenses.
How old was Marvin Hagler?
Born May 23, 1954, Marvin Hagler was 66 years old at the time of death, March 13, 2021.
Did Marvin Hagler Die?
Hagler, the boxing middleweight champion, died suddenly at the age of 66. Now his rival Tommy Hearns is blasting COVID-19 vaccine comments made over Hagler’s cause of death, which has not been officially revealed.
However, an initial Instagram post by Hearns himself started the controversy in the first place. On March 13, 2021, the day that Hagler’s wife announced his unexpected death in a Facebook post, Hearns wrote on Instagram, “A real true warrior Pray for the king and his family.. he’s in ICU fighting the after-effects of the vaccine! He’ll be just fine but we could use the positive energy and Prayer for his Full Recovery.”
A 10-count in honor of the late, great Marvelous Marvin Hagler. pic.twitter.com/vpeyD5GDLZ
— DAZN Boxing (@DAZNBoxing) March 14, 2021
What Happened To Marvin Hagler?
Marvin Hagler’s wife, Kay, announced his death on Facebook, saying it was not expected. “I am sorry to make a very sad announcement,” she wrote. “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”, she added.
His family has made no mention whatsoever of Hagler receiving a COVID-19 vaccine or one having anything to do with his death.
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Despite Hearns claiming that he was in the ICU, Hagler’s son told TMZ that his father “was taken to a hospital in New Hampshire earlier on Saturday after experiencing trouble breathing and chest pains at home.” TMZ reported that it was unclear whether the death was related to COVID.
What Did Marvin Hagler Of?
Mr. Hagler died four hours after being taken to the hospital, according to TMZ, and the cause of death was unclear. That sparked a round of speculation on social media from anti-vaxxers about the champ’s cause of death, which wasn’t released. That prompted Hearns to release a new statement.
Rival Tommy later wrote, according to Daily Mail, “Our love and respect to Marvin and his family, this is not an anti-vaccine campaign. it’s outrageous to have that in mind during the passing of a King, Legend, Father, Husband and so much more.” However, his original post is still up on his Instagram page.
How Did Marvin Hagler Die?
To be clear, the cause of death for the boxing champ is not known, and it’s not known whether he actually ever received a COVID-19 vaccine.
Hagler is survived by his wife and five children. According to the Boston Globe, his boxing record was 62-3-2 with 52 knockouts.
He’s a member of the Boxing Hall of Fame.
Where does Marvin Hagler Live?
Hagler was born in Newark, New Jersey, and moved with his family to Brockton, Massachusetts, in the late 1960s. Although he owned a home in Bartlett, New Hampshire, where he died, Hagler lived in Milan.
Marvin Hagler Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Marvin’s net worth was estimated at $40m at the time of his death in 2021.