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Brockton honors Marvelous Marvin Hagler
On June 13, with the sun shining bright in downtown Brockton, a boxing legend’s legacy took on a new shape. Before a crowd of over 300 people, Brockton Mayor Robert Sullivan unveiled the bronze statue of the late Marvelous Marvin Hagler, the Undisputed World Middleweight Boxing Champion from 1980-1987.  A tree honoring Hagler’s mother, Ida May Lang, stands just a few feet away from the statue of her famous son, a place where her memory belongs.
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