Gerald McClellan vs GGG

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by coolcat45, Apr 4, 2021.

  1. coolcat45

    coolcat45 Member Full Member

    Oct 21, 2018
    Interesting match up, both got iron chin. how does it play out?
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  2. CST80

    CST80 De Omnibus Dubitandum: Reject The New Normal Staff Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    Nigel McClellan would be an absolute beast, but sadly they haven't build that hybrid in a lab yet.:sisi1

    Edit: TS made an easy mistake and combined their names, but he's fixed it.
  3. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

    Oct 16, 2019
  4. MagicE

    MagicE Member Full Member

    Aug 16, 2017
    Good fight, GGG hasn't fought anyone with that power or viciousness before
    I think GGG struggles with him and Nigel Benn
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  5. HolDat

    HolDat Active Member Full Member

    Sep 25, 2020
    Vice versa. GGG might handily beat him.
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  6. MagicE

    MagicE Member Full Member

    Aug 16, 2017
    I don't disagree. But both the other guys have history of having been in the ring with true power punchers at the weight, with admittedly mixed results.
    I love GGG but looking back at his career has he got wins against fighters better than McClellan and Benn? (Not including Canelo 1) even if you do include Canelo 1, is Canelo a tougher fight than prime Benn or McClellan?
    Jacobs? No way
  7. Brighton bomber

    Brighton bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Apr 4, 2005
    I'd favour Golovkin to grind him down. If anyone can handle GMan's power it's Golovkin. I think Golovkin was simply a better all round fighter, partly down to the fact he had a better corner and amateur background. GMan would no doubt have his moments just like in the Benn fight but I suspect for most of the fight he's eating shots and being slowly taken apart.
  8. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Wild Buffalo Man Full Member

    Sep 1, 2019
    Not many would argue at Jacobs being better than Benn, Derevchenko is better than Benn too
  9. 22JM

    22JM Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 10, 2016
    Depends which "ggg" shows up? The one that could knock out heavy weights, or the one who had a close against a fighter who once fought at 147
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  10. DJN16

    DJN16 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 15, 2013
    This is some fight, I'll go with GGG for a win but no result would surprise me in this contest.
  11. N17

    N17 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Feb 16, 2013
    McClellan was a different level of savagery.
  12. Surrix

    Surrix Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 16, 2020
    I think if this will be GGG in his prime condition not current aging version, he had more problems with Nigel Benn than with G man.
    1. Benn had better body and head movement for defense and was more difficult to hit him properly than to hit G man.
    I think Nigel Benn in prime shape most likely will win vs prime GGG.
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  13. Noel857

    Noel857 I Am Duran Full Member

    Mar 24, 2019
    McClennan too good for triple G
  14. MagicE

    MagicE Member Full Member

    Aug 16, 2017
    Benn is just on a completely different level to Jacobs and Derev fight wise. Both those guys have decent fundamentals but Benn had much more power, speed and aggression.
  15. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Wild Buffalo Man Full Member

    Sep 1, 2019
    And was tamed. No one had Benns aggression in boxing except Mike Tyson. He lands on either and they are simply in huge trouble but lesser fighters went the distance with Benn and Jacobs is a very big middle too. If you had good IQ Benn struggled
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