Marvin Hagler KOs Willie Monroe This Day August 23, 1977
Marvin Hagler one step closer to the middleweight crown
Marvin Hagler 159 lbs
Willie Monroe 160 lbs
TKO at 1:46 in round 2 of 10
Location: Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Referee: Tommy Reid
Southpaw Marvelous Marvin Hagler turned orthodox in the second round and staggered Willie “The Worm” Monroe with a leaping left hook.
Monroe quickly clinched. After the referee separated the fighters, Hagler dropped Monroe in a neutral corner with a right cross to the chin.
When Monroe attempted to regain his feet, he staggered around the ring and the referee stopped the fight.