Gerald McClennan: Before Tragedy Struck

The Gerald McClennan Story: Before

Few fighters embody the extreme highs and lows that making a living from “hitting and not getting hit” can and do deliver more than former middleweight champion of the world Gerald McClennan. His epic battle with England’s “Dark Destroyer” Nigel Benn led to the dramatic and highly tragic end to his career and much of his daily functioning. Here, then, is part one of a two part series – an interview conducted with McClennan – who counted no less than Roy Jones Junior as one of his amatuer conquests – before that fateful night in 1995.

Interview with Gerald McClennan in the lead up to tragic yet incredible fight with Benn that ended his career and forever changed his life.