The passing of Marvin Hagler at the weekend has left many shocked and taken back by the news.
The 66-year-old Hagler passed at his home in New Hampshire whom his wife Kay shared the news on his verified Facebook page.
No formal reason for the sudden death has been given. The family are understanably asking for privacy at this very difficult time.
Hagler was thought to have been in good health recently, full of energy and positivity as he always ways.
His great rival and friend, fellow boxing legend Ray Leonard said the following on social media:
“I was really in shock yesterday after hearing the news of Hagler, it hit me hard. We had just the utmost respect for each other! Marvin Hagler had every ingredient that it takes to be a great champion. Marvin, you are definitely gone too soon, but you will forever live on as one of the greats! Thoughts and prayers to the entire Hagler family.”
Gone but never forgotten.
This new tribute video worth a watch:
(Hat tip haNZAgod YouTube)