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Old 08-18-2012, 05:59 PM   #94
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Default Re: Of the 80's Fab four, Duran, Hearns. Hagler and Leonard..Which is your favorite!?

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Originally Posted by Robbi View Post
Holmes and Hagler came from the same cloth. Two blue-collared fighters who had no Olympic gold medal and fought for peanuts on undercards early in their careers. Both champions for 7 years. And when they were defeated, they never accepted it.

In my opinion, Hagler and Holmes, were clearly beaten when they lost their titles. Close but clear.
I think Hagler probably should have retained his title with a draw. Never feels really right that a title should change hands in such a close fight. An immediate rematch should always be offered, though.
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