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Gerald McClellan boxer

Gerald McClellan image
Status inactive
Division middleweight
Height 6′ 0″/183cm
Reach 77″/196cm
Debut 1988-08-12
Born 1967-10-23
Nationality USA
Residence Detroit, Michigan, USA
bouts
34
won
31
lost
3
draw
0
bouts
34
won
31
lost
3
draw
0
Status inactive
Division middleweight
Height 6′ 0″/183cm
Reach 77″/196cm
Debut 1988-08-12
Born 1967-10-23
Nationality USA
Residence Detroit, Michigan, USA

Known for his formidable punching power, The Ring magazine rated McClellan at number 27 on their list of "100 Greatest Punchers". In 2007, McClellan was inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame in California, not to be confused with the more widely recognized International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota.McClellan turned professional in 1988. Trained by hall of fame trainer Emanuel Steward, he captured the vacant WBO middleweight title by knocking out John Mugabi in one round in 1991, and the WBC middleweight title by knocking out Julian Jackson in five rounds in May 1993. He defended the WBC title three times, all first round stoppages, including a rematch with Jackson.

Known for his formidable punching power, The Ring magazine rated McClellan at number 27 on their list of "100 Greatest Punchers". In 2007, McClellan was inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame in California, not to be confused with the more widely recognized International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota.McClellan turned professional in 1988. Trained by hall of fame trainer Emanuel Steward, he captured the vacant WBO middleweight title by knocking out John Mugabi in one round in 1991, and the WBC middleweight title by knocking out Julian Jackson in five rounds in May 1993. He defended the WBC title three times, all first round stoppages, including a rematch with Jackson.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Feb. 25, 1995 Nigel Benn WWWDWW London Arena, Millwall World Boxing Council World Super Middleweight

LOSS
KO
May 7, 1994 Julian Jackson WWLWWW MGM Grand, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Middleweight

WIN
KO
March 4, 1994 Gilbert Baptist WLLWLW MGM Grand, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 6, 1993 Jay Bell WWWWWW Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez, Bayamon World Boxing Council World Middleweight

WIN
KO
May 8, 1993 Julian Jackson WWWWWW Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 20, 1993 Tyrone Moore WWLLLL Estadio Azteca, Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 7, 1992 Steve Harvey LWWLLW Caesars Tahoe, Stateline WIN
Technical knockout
May 15, 1992 Carl Sullivan WWLLWL Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 24, 1992 Lester Yarbrough WLLLLL The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 20, 1991 John Mugabi WWWLWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington vacant World Boxing Organisation World Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 13, 1991 Sammy Brooks LLWWLL The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Technical knockout
July 27, 1991 Ivory Teague LLWWLL Scope Arena, Norfolk WIN
Technical knockout
March 1, 1991 Ken Hulsey WWWWLW Pioneer Hall, Duluth WIN
KO
Dec. 15, 1990 Danny Mitchell WLLLLL Civic Arena, Pittsburgh WIN
KO
Nov. 14, 1990 Jose Carlos da Silva WWWLLL Celebrity Theater, Phoenix WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 14, 1990 Charles Hollis LLLLLL Beloit WIN
Points
Aug. 21, 1990 Sanderline Williams LWLLLD The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Unanimous decision
June 12, 1990 James Fernandez LWDLLL Landmark Hotel, Metairie WIN
Technical knockout
April 26, 1990 Brinatty Maquilon WWWWWL Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
March 10, 1990 Ron Martin LLLWLL Bristol WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 20, 1990 James Williamson WLLWWW The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
KO
Dec. 14, 1989 Rick Caldwell LLLL Civic Center, Saginaw WIN
KO
Sept. 21, 1989 Ralph Ward WWLWWL Resorts International, Atlantic City LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 24, 1989 Dennis Milton WWWLDW Convention Center, Atlantic City LOSS
Majority decision
April 14, 1989 Terrence Wright LLLDLL Auditorium, Milwaukee WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 19, 1989 Tyrone McKnight LLLLLL Monessen High Gym, Monessen WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 10, 1989 Anthony Jackson LLWLLL Expo Center, Waukesha WIN
KO
Jan. 28, 1989 Joe Goodman LLLDLW Hilton Hotel Grand Casino Room, Biloxi WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 3, 1988 Jerome Kelly LWLLLL Brook Park WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 25, 1988 John Gordon WLLLLD The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 22, 1988 Roberto Abondo Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 3, 1988 Danny Lowry LW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 15, 1988 Bill Davis W La Fontaine Bleue, Glen Burnie WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 12, 1988 Roy Hundley LLLLLL Eagles Club, Milwaukee WIN
KO