Marvelous Marvin Hagler


Brockton celebrates the life of Marvelous Marvin Hagler

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — The life of boxing champion Marvelous Marvin Hagler is being celebrated in his hometown of Brockton this weekend. Hagler died in March at the age of 66, and the celebration Sunday would have been his 67th birthday, The Enterprise reported. “Marvelous Marvin Hagler has been an...
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Combat SportsWashington Post

Q&A with Sugar Ray Leonard: The temptation of the comeback, how he got sober and figuring out how to beat Marvelous Marvin Hagler

Like so many, arts reporter Geoff Edgers has been grounded by the pandemic. So he decided to launch an Instagram Live show called “Stuck With Geoff.” So far, it has included Annie Lennox, Anthony S. Fauci and Yo-Yo Ma, among others. Recently, Edgers chatted with boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard. Here are excerpts from their conversation. (This interview has been edited for clarity and length.)
CelebritiesThe Guardian

Memories of Murray Walker, Sabine Schmitz and Marvelous Marvin Hagler

1) Sabine Schmitz, the “Queen of the Nürburgring”, has died at the age of 51. Schmitz is the only woman to win the German track’s 24 Hours race, in 1996 and again in 1997 – you can see some highlights here and a tribute from the track (in German) here. Schmitz went on to join the Top Gear team, memorably racing round her favourite circuit in a Transit van and a Volkswagen Golf GTI, and also putting some vintage vehicles to the test on Fifth Gear. Here she is doing what she did best: tearing through the field with jaw-dropping precision in this exceptional on-board video.
Combat SportsBad Left Hook

Marvelous Marvin Hagler hands the baton to the modern-day ‘Four Kings’

Marvin Hagler was a true fighting man. Marvelous Marvin defined toughness, incited violence and encouraged war inside the ring, so much so that the former middleweight giant would have looked down at the American Airlines Center this weekend with a mischievous snarl across his face. Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman...