About Marvin Hagler
It has been claimed that the total estimate of Marvin Hagler net worth is as high as 45 million dollars. Marvin Hagler has become famous because of his career as a boxer, although today he is no longer competing in this sport professionally. In the period of 1980 to 1987 he was considered as the Undisputed World Middleweight Champion. This title has made him immensely popular.
The boxer was born in New Jersey in 1954. His real name is Marvin Nathaniel Hagler. Marvin Hagler grew up in a care of his mother in the Central Ward. However, after the Newark Riots which took place in 1967 he moved to live to Massachusetts. In 1969 he got interested into boxing when he saw people practicing it in a local gym. The gym was owned by Pat and Goody Petronelli and the two later became his coaches, too.
Marvin Hagler throughout his career has held 12 undisputed title defenses. He is also the one who has the highest KO percentage from all the middleweight champions – 78 percent. Thus, these achievements have also added up to the total size of Marvin Hagler net worth. Talking about his achievements in the last century, Marvin Hagler is the second longest reigning Undisputed World Middleweight Champion.
The first place is held by Tony Zale. In 1982, Marvin Hagler got annoyed that announcers did not use his name Marvelous when announcing him, although he had already changed his name legally into Marvelous Marvin Hagler.
Marvin Hagler’s name is inducted into two hall of fames – the World Boxing Hall of Fame and the International Boxing Hall of Fame. In the 1980s, Marvin Hagler was titled as the Fighter of the Decade, a title which was given to him by the Boxing Illustrated. In addition, for two times he was chosen as the Fighter of the Year which was given to him by both Ring Magazine and the Boxing Writers Association of America.
In 2001 and in 2004, Marvin Hagler was chosen as the fourth best middleweight in the history of sports. This title was given to him by The Ring. In 2002, the same magazine titled him as the 17th greatest fighter of the last 80 years. In addition to all these ratings, Marvin Hagler is also considered as the sixth greatest middleweight fighter by the International Boxing Research Organization. Thus, besides increasing Marvin Hagler net worth, boxing has also earned him many titles.