Marcel Clay

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Marcel Clay 1973

Name: Marcel Clay
Alias: Freddie Jones
Hometown: Opa-Locka, Florida, USA
Height: 6′ 2″   /   188cm
Boxing Record: click

Career Review

  • Former Opa-Locka, Florida police officer.
  • He looked-like a young Muhammad Ali.
  • Real name was Freddie Johnson.
  • It was reported that he was born in the Bahamas and raised in South Florida.
  • Fought for the Mendoza Group.
  • His stablemates included Vinnie Curto, Angel Estevez,and James Scott.
  • Clay was reported to be undefeated at 12-0 when he fought Dennis Riggs for the Florida State Middleweight Title. Clay was reported as undefeated in both the Miami Herald and The Ring Magazine.
  • It's possible his first two bouts listed on boxrec are really fights for Miami, Florida middleweight Freddie Johnson, and not Marcel Clay.
  • In the early 1980s, Clay worked as a trainer for the amateur boxing program in Miami, Florida.
  • He stood almost 6 feet 2inches and weighed 160 pounds.
  • Also fought as a Lightheavyweight.
  • Was knockedout in one round by future World Lightheavyweight Champion Mike Rossman on national television.
  • Was knockedout by future World Lightmiddleweight Champion Elisha Obed.
  • Was a boxer/puncher.