This video is a must for any sports fan, depicting some of the greatest fights of this decadelong struggle. Roberto duran moves up to 160 pounds to challenge the undisputed middleweight champion marvin hagler. Marvin hagler vs wilford scypion 19830527 full fight. Hagler fails to knock duran out but wins a convincing unanimous decision that the judges have much closer than expected. By jenna j and ruben martinez, on the ropes boxing radio, doghouse boxing may 15, 20 tweet follow doghouseboxing on twitter. I mean duran was ahead on the scorecards after the 12th in his fight with marvin hagler. Marvin hagler vs sugar ray leonard on april 6, 1987, caesars palace, las vegas was a contest that divided the boxing world.
I will give duran, hearns, and mugabi more respect because these guys came to take away my title. Marvelous marvin hagler is an american former professional boxer who competed from 1973. Browse 1,740 marvin hagler stock photos and images available, or start a new search to explore more stock photos. Although he lost, roberto duran got credit for taking hagler the distance, but in his very next. Marvin hagler vs roberto duran highlights classic middleweight. Marvin hagler born 23rd may 1954 is a former professional boxer from united states with a record of 62 wins, 3 losses, 2 draws. The undisputed middleweight champion of the world, marvin hagler, defends his title against the recently crowned wba super welterweight. Browse 1,749 roberto duran boxer stock photos and images available, or start a new search to explore more stock. He reigned as undisputed middleweight champion from 1980 to 1987, making twelve successful defenses of that title, and currently holds the highest knockout percentage of all undisputed middleweight champions, at 78%, while also holding the second. In our ringside report, we wondered if the final curtain had fallen on the legendary roberto duran s career on june 15, 1984 after thomas hearns turned on the power. It seemed everybody was disappointed that i didnt knock him out. Hearns, who was known as the motor city cobra, was on a six fight winning streak that included a title winning performance against wilfred benitez. Marvelous marvin hagler born marvin nathaniel hagler. Hbo world championship boxing is an american sports television series on premium television network hbo.
Full fight stats, opponent information and results advanced boxing stats. Marvin hagler versus sugar ray leonard the breakdown. Marvin hagler in action, throwing punch vs roberto duran at caesars palace. This is the best version you will find anywhere of this classic fight. It was hard to hit him with a solid punchyou dont barrel in there on a guy like roberto duran. Marvin hagler looks to land a punch against roberto duran during the fight at caesars palace. The only man to go the distance with the champion was roberto duran. Wba world middleweight title 7th defense by hagler wbc world middleweight title 7th defense by hagler ibf world middleweight title 2nd defense by hagler notes. Hagler was cut on his head from an unintentional elbow or headbutt. I am duran tells his story, inextricably interwoven with the story of the. Each episode features stories of where it all began and the trials and tribulations inside and outside of the famous squared circle. After a brief postponement due to lingering concerns over the risk to leonards eyesight, he was medically declared fit to fight in the spring of 1984. Marvelous marvin hagler vs the hitman thomas hearns the. Roberto duran walks in the right before the fight against marvin hagler at caesars palace in.
The fabulous four chronicles the competition of four great champions. Rocky iii is a huge hit in theaters and just a few months previous, one of the richest fights of alltime had taken place, larry holmes vs. The man who faced marvin hagler, roberto duran and sugar ray leonard will be inducted into canastota shrine this weekend. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Marvin hagler finally got his shot at a mega fight on november 10th, 1983 against the hands of stone roberto duran. Marvin hagler vs roberto duran highlights duration. Find highquality marvin hagler boxer stock photos and editorial news pictures from getty images. Download premium images you cant get anywhere else. Ring magazine cover thomas hearns and marvin hagler on the. Thomas hearns originally billed as the fight, referred to afterward as the war citation needed, was a world middleweight championship boxing match between undisputed champion marvin hagler and challenger thomas hearns, the world junior middleweight champion, who had gone up in weight for the bout. Manny millan f39 get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images. Robbie sims born november 5, 1959 is a former contender at middleweight, fighting out of brockton, massachusetts like his brother, world middleweight champion marvelous marvin hagler, also a southpaw. Sugar ray leonard, roberto duran, thomas hearns, and marvin hagler. Find highquality marvin hagler stock photos and editorial news pictures from getty images.
Sugar ray leonard, roberto duran, marvin hagler, and thomas hearns are all mainstream stars and fight fans enjoy championship matches on free cable tv almost every weekend. The billy c show talkin boxing listen via stitcher for. Beating ken buchanan was the greatest night of my fighting life, says roberto hands of stone duran as the pair prepare to come facetoface 45 years on from their world title bout. Thomas hearns, rbr, rbrboxeo, rbrboxing, round by round. Roberto duran in action, throwing punch during fight vs marvelous marvin hagler at caesars palace. Hagler vs duran by michael carbert on november 10, 2019 since finally winning the world middleweight title in 1980 and firmly establishing himself as one of the best boxers on the planet, marvelous marvin hagler had been like the prettiest belle at the ball who, for whatever reason, just cannot attract a talented dance partner. Sugar ray leonard vs marvin hagler on april 6, 1987.
October 02, 1988 chicago tribune at one time, roberto duran was the finest piece of fighting meat anywhere, a lean, juicy specimen. Hagler vs hearns boxing tshirt poster boxing t shirts. Duran s hands of stone pounding leonard for the welterweight crown in montreal, the famous alley fight between thomas. Doping coverups and winning at all costs by tyler hamilton full ebook.
Roberto duran movie shows more to no mas legend and recalls an. Marvin hagler and tommy hearns, who fought each other nine times during a. The resilient duran puts up a fight but is no match for hagler s speed and power. Roberto duran retires during sugar ray leonard fight, 1980 credit. Duran would tell me how he had knocked out a horse one night, for a bottle of whisky. Garst and the 44yearold duran meet in a scheduled 10round super middleweight bout on aug. Marvin hagler vs roberto duran highlights classic middleweight slugfest. Roberto duran movie shows more to no mas legend and. Duran had won three of his last four, losing his last fight just seven months before to marvelous marvin hagler by 15round unanimous decision. Marvin hagler vs roberto duran 1983 11 10 full fight. Sampdoria il tifoso marvin hagler e il sorpasso di schick. On april 15, 1985, hagler and thomas hearns met in what was billed as the fight. John iacono r15 get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images. Duran, or any of the other three, would light up any era of boxing.
Jake lamotta vs roberto duran at 160lbs boxing forum. Career profiles explores the highs, lows and professional boxing careers of the sports most legendary names. Thomas hearns vs roberto duran full fight world boxing. Marvelous marvin hagler vs the hitman thomas hearns the war full fight. Marvin hagler vs roberto duran 1983 full fight youtube. Why take unnecessary punishment unless you have to. Thomas hearns in action, throwing punch vs roberto duran. Nov 11, 2016 ring magazine cover thomas hearns and marvin hagler on the cover. As the sports world continues to be on hold, billy c and the gang give thier thoughts on mayweather vs the fabfour of the 1980s as requested by a longtime listener. May 23, 1954 is an american former professional boxer who competed from 1973 to 1987. Beating buchanan was greatest night of my career duran. Roberto duran is a boxing behemoth, a titanic figure with a career straddling five epic decades who is regarded as one of the most entertaining and skilled fighters of all time.161 568 804 74 889 1492 1334 452 703 1161 236 84 1414 527 85 224 775 257 97 508 1389 1326 970 1472 641 1134 1043 12 50 703 988 426 89 1005 424 345