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Jameel McCline : biography

20 May 1970 -

Jameel “Big Time” McCline (born May 20, 1970) is a professional heavyweight boxer, notable for his size, at 6'6" and over 260 lbs. McCline is managed by Scott Hirsch and trained by Mathew Drayton.

Life Before Boxing

McCline grew up in Harlem, New York City, living in group homes, foster homes, and orphanages where he learned to live independently. Graduating from Comsewogue High School in Port Jefferson Station, New York

McCline spent five years in prison for gun running prior to becoming a professional fighter.http://www.boxing-monthly.co.uk/content/0112/two.htm Big Time Beckons Also earning a degree in Liberal Arts at New York Institute of Technology after his release from prison.

Professional boxing record

|- |align="center" colspan=8|41 Wins (24 knockouts), 13 Losses, 3 Draws |- | align="center" style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|Result | align="center" style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|Record | align="center" style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|Opponent | align="center" style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|Type | align="center" style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|Rounds | align="center" style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|Date | align="center" style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|Location | align="center" style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|Notes |-align=center |Loss | |align=left| Magomed Abdusalamov |TKO |2 |08/09/2012 |align=left| Olympic Indoor Arena, Moscow, Russia |align=left| |-align=center |Loss | |align=left| Artur Szpilka |UD |10 |30/06/2012 |align=left| Atlas Arena, Łódź, Poland |align=left| |-align=center |Win | |align=left| Livin Castillo |SD |8 |31/03/2012 |align=left| Hamilton Manor, Hamilton Township, New Jersey, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Loss | |align=left| Harold Sconiers |MD |8 |04/02/2012 |align=left| Guilford Convention Center, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win | |align=left| Dennis McKinney |TKO |4 |03/12/2011 |align=left| Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Loss | |align=left| Chris Arreola |KO |4 |11/04/2009 |align=left| Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |39-9-3 |align=left| Mike Mollo |UD |12 |07/11/2008 |align=left| Sichuan Gymnasium, Chengdu, China |align=left| |-align=center |Loss |38-9-3 |align=left| John Ruiz |UD |12 |08/03/2008 |align=left| Plaza de Toros, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico |align=left| |-align=center |Loss |38-8-3 |align=left| Samuel Peter |UD |12 |06/10/2007 |align=left| Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Loss |38-7-3 |align=left| Nikolay Valuev |RTD |3 |20/01/2007 |align=left| St. Jakob Halle, Basel, Switzerland |align=left| |-align=center |Win |38-6-3 |align=left| Terry Smith |UD |10 |21/07/2006 |align=left| Million Dollar Elm Casino, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |37-6-3 |align=left| Marcus Rhode |KO |2 |02/06/2006 |align=left| Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami, Florida, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |36-6-3 |align=left| Rob Calloway |UD |10 |26/04/2006 |align=left| Buffalo Run Casino, Miami, Oklahoma, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |35-6-3 |align=left| Marcus McGee |UD |10 |24/03/2006 |align=left| Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami, Florida, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |34-6-3 |align=left| Dan Ward |KO |1 |27/01/2006 |align=left| Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami, Florida, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |33-6-3 |align=left| Andy Sample |KO |1 |26/11/2005 |align=left| Convention Center, Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Loss |32-6-3 |align=left| Zuri Lawrence |UD |10 |21/10/2005 |align=left| Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Hollywood, Florida, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |32-5-3 |align=left| Steve Pannell |KO |3 |26/08/2005 |align=left| Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Hollywood, Florida, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Loss |31-5-3 |align=left| Calvin Brock |UD |10 |23/04/2005 |align=left| Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Loss |31-4-3 |align=left| Chris Byrd |SD |12 |13/11/2004 |align=left| Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |31-3-3 |align=left| Wayne Llewellyn |TKO |1 |15/04/2004 |align=left| Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, New York, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |30-3-3 |align=left| Cedric Boswell |TKO |10 |03/10/2003 |align=left| Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |29-3-3 |align=left| Charles Shufford |TKO |3 |09/05/2003 |align=left| Bally's Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Loss |28-3-3 |align=left| Wladimir Klitschko |RTD |10 |07/12/2002 |align=left| Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |28-2-3 |align=left| Shannon Briggs |UD |10 |27/04/2002 |align=left| Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |27-2-3 |align=left| Lance Whitaker |UD |12 |01/12/2001 |align=left| Jacob Javits Center, New York, New York, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |26-2-3 |align=left| Michael Grant |TKO |1 |21/07/2001 |align=left| Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |25-2-3 |align=left| Alfred Cole |UD |10 |25/05/2001 |align=left| Norfolk, Virginia, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |24-2-3 |align=left| King Ipitan |TKO |1 |24/01/2001 |align=left| Las Vegas, Nevada, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |23-2-3 |align=left| Reynaldo Minus |UD |8 |14/09/2000 |align=left| New York, New York, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |22-2-3 |align=left| Sedreck Fields |UD |10 |27/07/2000 |align=left| Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, New York, United States |align=left| |-align=center |style="background:#abcdef;"|Draw |21-2-3 |align=left| Sherman Williams |PTS |10 |29/06/2000 |align=left| Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, New York, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |21-2-2 |align=left| Eddie Richardson |UD |8 |31/03/2000 |align=left| Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, New York, United States |align=left| |-align=center |style="background:#abcdef;"|Draw |20-2-2 |align=left| Ron Guerrero |PTS |8 |27/01/2000 |align=left| Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, New York, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |20-2-1 |align=left| Jimmy Haynes |TKO |3 |14/09/1999 |align=left| Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, New York, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |19-2-1 |align=left| Harry Daniels |PTS |6 |24/06/1999 |align=left| Atlanta, Georgia, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |18-2-1 |align=left| Garing Lane |PTS |8 |27/03/1999 |align=left| Jai Alai Fronton, Miami, Florida, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |17-2-1 |align=left| Bryant Smith |SD |8 |04/12/1998 |align=left| Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |16-2-1 |align=left| Mike Dixon |TKO |1 |04/12/1998 |align=left| Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |15-2-1 |align=left| Guy Sonnenberg |TKO |5 |24/09/1998 |align=left| Atlanta, Georgia, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |14-2-1 |align=left| Kimmuel Odum |KO |4 |27/08/1998 |align=left| Atlanta, Georgia, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |13-2-1 |align=left| Shane Hykes |KO |2 |30/07/1998 |align=left| Atlanta, Georgia, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |12-2-1 |align=left| Carlton Davis |KO |1 |25/06/1998 |align=left| Atlanta, Georgia, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |11-2-1 |align=left| Floyd Womack |TKO |2 |04/04/1998 |align=left| Sons Of Italy, Lake Worth, Florida, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |10-2-1 |align=left| Robert Colay |TKO |5 |21/03/1998 |align=left| National Guard Armory, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |9-2-1 |align=left| Marcus Harden |UD |4 |25/02/1998 |align=left| The Ritz, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |8-2-1 |align=left| Frankie Hines |KO |1 |29/01/1998 |align=left| Richmond, Virginia, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |7-2-1 |align=left| Rowyan Wallace |KO |2 |01/11/1997 |align=left| Apollo Theater, New York, New York, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |6-2-1 |align=left| Charles Cue |PTS |6 |27/09/1997 |align=left| Shepherd's Gym, West Palm Beach, Florida, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |5-2-1 |align=left| Curt Paige |PTS |4 |15/07/1997 |align=left| Riverside Convention Center, Rochester, New York, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |4-2-1 |align=left| Mark Whittaker |TKO |3 |05/05/1997 |align=left| Harrah's Marina Hotel Casin, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |3-2-1 |align=left| Charlie Brazell |KO |1 |21/08/1996 |align=left| The Ritz, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Loss |2-2-1 |align=left| Greg Pickrom |UD |8 |12/04/1996 |align=left| Fernwood Resort, Bushkill, Pennsylvania, United States |align=left| |-align=center |style="background:#abcdef;"|Draw |2-1-1 |align=left| Albert Williams |PTS |4 |15/03/1996 |align=left| Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |2–1 |align=left| Dwayne Evans |KO |1 |09/02/1996 |align=left| Tropworld Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Loss |1–1 |align=left| Gary Bell |KO |1 |18/11/1995 |align=left| Tropworld Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States |align=left| |-align=center |Win |1–0 |align=left| Brian Nix |TKO |1 |10/10/1995 |align=left| Rochester, New York, United States |align=left| |-align=center

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