Marvelous Marvin Hagler
Former Champ Dead at 66 …
Had Breathing Trouble
3/13/2021 5:10 PM PT
5:10 PM PT — Hagler’s former promoter, Bob Arum, tells TMZ … “Marvin Hagler was among the greatest athletes that Top Rank ever promoted. He was a man of honor and a man of his word, and he performed in the ring with unparalleled determination. He was a true athlete and a true man. I will miss him greatly.”
4:28 PM PT — One of Hagler’s sons, James, tells TMZ his father was taken to a hospital in New Hampshire earlier on Saturday after experiencing trouble breathing and chest pains at home.
We’re told about four hours later, the family was notified he’d passed away. A cause of death is still unknown at this point … it’s also unclear if Hagler’s death is COVID related.
Marvelous Marvin Hagler — former middleweight champion and one of the greatest boxers who ever lived — has died … this according to his wife.
A post with the sad news went up Saturday on Hagler’s official fan club page on Facebook, reading … “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 fa