What is Marvin Hagler Net Worth?

Marvin Hagler Net Worth is US$ 40 Million as of 2022.

Net Worth US$ 40 Million
BornMay 23, 1954
DeathMarch 13, 2021
Height5’ 9”
Country of originNewark, New Jersey. The U.S.
Source of wealthProfessional Boxing
Marital statusMarried
SpouseKay Guarrera(m.2000-till death); Bertha Hagler (m.1980-1990)
Famous forBoxing


Marvelous Marvin Hagler was born on May 23, 1954. He held the uncontested middleweight championship from 1980 to 87, easily winning it 12 times.  In boxing, he competed from 1973 to 1987. Hagler also boasts the greatest knockout percentage among all uncontested middleweight champions, at the rate of 78%. He held the title of unchallenged middleweight champion for a total of six years and seven months, which is the second-longest continuous in the 20th century. The sixth-longest tenure of that of a champion in the middleweight division is presently held by him. Hagler officially changed his nickname to “Marvelous Marvin Hagler” in 1982 after discovering that network announcers regularly referred to him incorrectly as “Marvelous.” He died on March 13, 2021



During this period, he won the first 26 professional fights.


on January 13 to Bobby Watts, he faced his first loss


Remains undisputed for 10 years.


Marries his partner Joann Dixon.


Legally joins marvellous before his name.


World Boxing Association (WBA) withdraws their recognition of him as world middleweight champion.


Loses World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight to Sugar Ray Leonard.


Retires from the industry.


Divorces; moves to Italy.

Early Life

Robert Sims and Ida Hagler welcomed their first child, Hagler, on May 23, 1954. To change his name legally from Marvin Nathaniel Hagler to that Marvellous Marvin Hagler, he was required to disclose his birth year in 1982. In the United States, New Jersey, Hagler was raised by his mother alongside his five siblings, including half-brother Robbie Sims and sister Veronica, Cheryl, Genera, and Noreen. Sims would go on to fight professionally like Hagler.

When Hagler was ten years old, he met a social worker he only knew as Mister Joe who taught him sports and also took him to child counseling. At 14, Hagler quit school and began working in a toy factory so as to support his family. His mother recalled her eldest son’s pledge to buy her a house one day and his lifelong desire to box. Hagler used to pretend to be Floyd Patterson or Emile Griffith when he was little.

His family relocated to Brockton, Massachusetts, following the 1967 riots that resulted in 26 fatalities, $11 million in property damage, and e destruction of the Haggler’s tenement. No one left the Hagler residence for three days, according to his mother, who called the riots “very horrifying almost two years later, after another riot, Hagler with his family left Newark and relocated to Brockton, Massachusetts.


Hagler spent several years as an elite-ranked middleweight fighter. During his initial years, he struggled to find well-known opponents who would challenge him. His debut break came after he was allowed to fight Willie “The Worm” Monroe, who had been being trained by Frazier, on two weeks’ notice. Monroe awarded Hagler a rematch since the bout was close, and he lost the decision. Monroe was defeated by Hagler, this time in twelve rounds. He overcame Monroe in two games of a third battle.

When Boston promoter named Rip Valenti became interested in Hagler, he started lining up matches against highly regarded opponents. He battled “Sugar Ray Seales”, who won the gold medal in the 1972 Olympics; during this fight, Hagler took the victory during the first fight, and the second ended in a draw, after which in the third round Hagler knocked Seales out. Hagler shattered Mike Colbert’s jaw and knocked out the top-ranked fighter in the 12th round. Kevin Finnegan, a Briton, had to get 40 facial sutures after being stopped. Before both triumphs, he lost a contentious decision to Bobby “Boogaloo” Watts; nevertheless, in their rematch, Watts was knocked out in just two rounds. Hagler ended his journey through the Spectrum when he defeated “Bad” Bennie Briscoe in a ten-round decision. Promoter Bob Arum noticed him by that point and had signed with him.


From 1980 until 1987, he held the undisputed middleweight championship, successfully defending it twelve times, eleven of them by knockout. He participated in boxing from 1973 to 1987.

Professional boxing record:

67 fights62 wins3 losses
By knockout520
By decision93
By disqualification10

Awards and recognitions: Fighter of the Decade (the 1980s) by Boxing Illustrated

  • America Fighter of the Year for 1983 and 1985 by the Boxing Writers Association
  • The Ring Fighter of the Year for 1983 and 1985
  • Awarded the Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement in 1983,
  • Got admitted into both the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the World Boxing Hall of Fame in 1993
  • Awarded the Excellence Guirlande D’Honneur

Favorite Quotes from Marvin Hagler

Favorite Quote 1 by Marvin Hagler

“Sugar Ray wouldn’t give me a rematch, so I walked away from boxing.”

Marvin Hagler
Favorite Quote 2 by Marvin Hagler

“Well, you can’t trust most people in this game, period; it can be a very shady business.”

Marvin Hagler
Favorite Quote 3 by Marvin Hagler

“Marvin Hagler No one is the same after I fought them – Hearns, Duran, Leonard. All of them.”

Marvin Hagler
Favorite Quote 4 by Marvin Hagler

“I like acting very much because I don’t get punched, and it’s not real.”

Marvin Hagler

Key Life Lessons from Marvin Hagler:

1. Hard work.

2. Learned how to manage work.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current net worth of Marvin Hagler?

Marvin Hagler’s net worth has been estimated at US$ 40 Million.

How old was Marvin Hagler?

Marvin Hagler who was born on May 23, 1954, was 66 years old at the time of his death.


Marvelous Marvin Hagler in full Marvin Hagler, also known by his given name Marvin Nathaniel Hagler, was a legendary middleweight champion and one of the best boxers of the 1970s and ’80s. He was born on May 23, 1954, in Newark, New Jersey, and passed away on March 13, 2021, in Bartlett, New Hampshire. Before going professional, Hagler’s boxing career began in Brockton, Massachusetts, where he won 57 amateur contests and the 1973 Amateur Athletic Union intermediate title After two defeats to middleweights Bobby Powers and Willie Monroe in 1976, Hagler went an additional twelve years without a loss.

Hagler, a potent left-hander, was a big man at 5 feet 9 inches and 160 pounds (72.6 kg). He boxed world intermediate champ Vito Antuofermo to a 15-round decision in his debut championship match in 1979. In his 54th official contest on September 27, 1980, Hagler knocked out Alan Minter to win the world championship. From 1981 through 1986, Hagler successfully defended the title 12 times. In one of his best fights, Thomas Hearns was defeated by him in three sessions on April 15, 1985.