Friday, 24 February 2012

Garreth “Soldierboy” McLellan - Fighter Profile

Garreth “Soldierboy” McLellan is a fantastic athlete. Originally a talented rugby player, he got involved in Mixed Martial arts as a means of improving his fitness and was hooked. Since then he has fought his way to the very top of Mixed Martial Arts in South Africa.

Fighting for the renowned Fight Force Militia team, McLellan has a  single blemish on his record, a TKO loss to Wade Henderson at Fight Force 1. Since then Garreth McLellan has worked tirelessly on his complete game and has managed to string together 5 straight wins, including a victory over Henderson to avenge his only loss. In 2011, McLellan defeated Jacques Joubert in a 4 round war to become the EFC’s first middleweight champion and sit himself firmly atop the middleweight division.

Garreth McLellan will face off with dangerous middleweight veteran Jeremy Smith at EFC 12 in March 2012.

Garreth McLellan stats
Nickname: Soldierboy
Age: 30
Height: 6’0” (183cm)
Weight: 84 Kg
Weight division: Middleweight
Hometown: Johannesburg, South Africa
Fight team: Fight Fit Militia
Twitter profile: @Soldierboyinc

Garreth McLellan fight stats
EFC Stats – 5 wins, 1 loss
All time stats – 6 wins, 2 losses

Garreth McLellan EFC fights
Barry Britz
TKO (Punches)
EFC Africa 1
Juan Lubbe
KO (Punch)
EFC Africa 2
Warren Allison
Submission (Armbar)
EFC Africa 3
Wade Henderson
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
EFC Africa 5
Jacques Joubert
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
EFC Africa 8
Submission (Guillotine Choke)

Garreth McLellan Fighting Achievements
2011 – First ever EFC Africa Middleweight Champion

Garreth McLellan MMA South Africa Awards

Garreth McLellan Ranks Achieved
Garreth McLellan holds a black belt in Karate
Garreth McLellan holds a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jutsu

Garreth McLellan Articles 
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