The Gerald "G-Man" McClellan Biography by
enjoying a stellar amateur career, which included a resounding win
over Roy Jones, Jr. en route to second place in the 1988 National
Golden Gloves competition, Gerald turned pro in the same year. His
debut took place in Milwaukee, which became the start of a recurring
theme in his career -- a win by first round knockout, this over
Roy Hundley. In fact, Gerald won the first four fights of his professional
career without ever having to see the second round.
scoring ten straight knockouts to start his career, Gerald ran into
slight bump in the road, dropping a pair of decisions in Atlantic
City, NJ in
mid 1989. Even in losing, the awesome power that Gerald possessed
throughout his career was still on display, having dropped Ralph
Ward in the second round before losing for the second time inside
McClellan Limited Edition Art Print now available!
- Beginning this month, Boxing fans are now able to purchase
a limited edition art print that immortalizes fallen champ
Gerald McClellan. The print, painted by Hall of Fame artist
Richard T. Slone, measures 16 inches by 20 inches (approx.
50.8cm x 40.6cm) and is available in a limited quantity of
only 500 worldwide.
Thanks to the kindness and generosity of Jeff Linenfelser,
Gerald is having some much needed repairs done on his home!
an amatuer boxing promoter and handyman extraordinaire, along
with various businesses in the Freeport area, have donated
their time and materials to do some long overdue and much
needed work to Gerald's home after reading an article at Kronkgym.com
that mentioned Gerald's need for a new bathroom.
The McClellan Family would like to extend
their appreciation and gratitude to everyone in the boxing community
who turned out to support Gerald McClellan and Greg Page at
the fundraiser held in their honor on February 22, 2003.
items were auctioned off at the event and a total of $75,000
was raised, thanks to the generosity of fans and supporters
in every walk of life throughout the world.
Jeff and his partners have not only begun working on the champ's
bathroom, they've installed a new sub-floor, ceramic tile
floor and cupboards in the kitchen! In addition, they've repaired
extensive water and mold damage throughout Gerald's home that
insurance didn't cover and he was unable to pay for himself
due to the tremendous costs involved in his daily care.
of his selflessness, Jeff will have saved Gerald nearly $20,000!