Gerald “the Gman” McClellan vs Marvelous Marvin Hagler

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  1. Unforgiven

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    McClellan v Gordon , McClellan's 5th pro fight ....




    One of the commentators even remarks on how Gordon is "an awfully big middleweight".
    The fight is November 1988.

    So, I'm supposed to believe McClellan is fighting his early pro fights with "day before weigh ins", Ok .... and weighing 160 on the scales, but actually weighing over 175 in the ring :lol: ..... and the commentator remarks that the other guy, a journeyman fighter, is "awfully big".

    I guess John Gordon was an all time weight cutter too. :lol:
     
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  2. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    There were no day-before weigh-ins pre-Eubank/Watson II.

    If you don't want to believe that McClellan was a big middleweight then don't. Nobody cares.
     
  3. Kamikaze

    Kamikaze Be real• Full Member

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    If he cares to respond I will just say arguing boxing with Gray is akin to arguing swimming with Micheal Phelps.
     
  4. Bujia

    Bujia Active Member Full Member

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    Another falsehood you keep clinging to. Was there like a cut off point in your past where your brain became incapable of accepting new information?
     
  5. Unforgiven

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    McClellan had 24 professional fights before Eubank/Watson II.
    So, what are you talking about ?

    On one hand, you are calling him a cruiserweight in a different size category completely to Hagler, based on "day before weigh in".
    Then you're saying most of his fights were "same day weigh in" ?

    Massive contradiction that is.
     
  6. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    McClellan was a novice back in these years you're bringing up randomly.

    By the time he was weighing in 28hrs before entering the ring in title fights, his whole team claim he was killing himself to make weight. I tend to believe Kronk gym over random nobodies - no offense.
     
  7. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    You have zero boxing background. The Kronk was the leading gym in the world at the time. There's kind of no contest here I'm afraid over who's word I'll believe. Keep your nonsense coming though, you have little better to do.
     
  8. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    The LEGENDARY JohnThomas1, his word is final!
     
  9. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I better tread warily, you might dob me in and get me banned like you did to one of our good guys when he retaliated!!!!! :lol:

    After you started on him, mind.

    Hey, Gman beats Hagler in 30 seconds!!!!


    :risas3:
     
  10. Loudon

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    This is exactly why people are questioning it.

    If he killed himself to make weight before rehydrating to a cruiserweight, then why would he have weighed in for the Benn fight a full THREE POUNDS UNDER THE LIMIT?

    How does that make sense?
     
  11. Loudon

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    Manny would have laughed in your face if you’d have told him that Gerald would have gone through Marvin in 30 seconds.
     
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  12. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    "bringing up randomly" ?
    He fought 24 professional fights before your definition of when the "day before weigh in" era begins.

    So, what are you saying ?
    He was a normal natural "same day" middle up until the age of 24, then suddenly a legit cruiser from age 24 to 27 ?
     
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  13. Bujia

    Bujia Active Member Full Member

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    Bro, you’ve lost. Badly. Give it up.
     
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  14. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Why are you asking me? I wasn't in the camp. And why are you even bothered? It's quite peculiar, worrying even.
     
  15. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Sorry, who are you?

    Nobody.