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Marvin Hagler Stops Tony Sibson and Retains the Crown This Day February 11, 1983

 

Marvin Hagler Stops Tony Sibson and Retains the Crown This Day February 11, 1983

 

  • Marvin Hagler 158¼ lbs
  • Tony Sibson 160 lbs
  • TKO at 2:40 in round 6 of 15
  • Location: DCU Center, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
  • Referee: Carlos Padilla 50-46
  • Judge: Tony Perez 49-46
  • Judge: Marcello Bertini 50-45
  • WBA & WBC Middleweight Titles (6th defense by Hagler)

 

 

Notes

Hagler made $1.1 million, and Sibson got $557,000.

Sibson was the #1 WBC middleweight contender.

Hagler cut Sibson over the left eye in the fifth round.

Hagler put Sibson down twice in the sixth round.

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