Marvelous Marvin Hagler

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Marvin Hagler was born on May 23, 1954 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. He was raised without his father. Later his mother moved the family to Brockton, Massachusetts, following widespread riots in Newark in the summer of 1967. In Brockton, coincidentally the hometown of boxing great Rocky Marciano, Hagler dropped out of

Rocky Marciano – The Brockton Blockbuster

Rocky Marciano

A product of the Army and amateur ranks, Rocky Marciano was born on September 1, 1923. He takes his place alongside Dempsey and Louis as one of the great heavyweights. Marciano was born and raised in Brockton, Massachusetts, to parents who were immigrants from Italy: when he was about eighteen months old,

Floyd Patterson – The Gentleman of Boxing

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Born in Wasco, North Carolina, on January 4th, 1935, Floyd Patterson (55-8, 40 KO's) was a light heavyweight-cruiserweight who competed with the Heavyweight division winning the Championship of the World on two occasions. The former Olympic middleweight king who won his crown at the Helsinki Games in 1952 became the youngest