Gerald Dreyer (age 19) was a NA boxer with a record of 40 wins, 8 losses, 2 draws. Starting his career on December 1948 at age 19, Gerald Dreyer fought 50 times over 6 years as a pro. Dreyer's longest win streak is 18 fights between December 1948 and June 1951. His longest KO streak in his 50 fights is 4 fights long.
Showing his superior boxing ability in an impressive debut, Dreyer picked up the win against Mannetjie Roux and became only one of 2 people to have taken him the full 4 round distance. Dreyer continued his mostly successful career with numerous fights following his debut against boxers including Billy Thompson, Joe Lucy and Peter Fallon. Fights included fighting once in 1948, 5 times in 1949 and 19 times through 1950, 1951 and 1952.
The first defeat of Dreyer's career came against Cliff Anderson on August 22nd, 1951. Anderson proved to be too much for Dreyer, destroying him in round 1 via KO and bringing the first stoppage defeat of Dreyer's career. Dreyer's win streak of 18 rose to 32 following 14 great wins, becoming the 5th person to stop Bobby Timpson, 3rd person to stop Peter Galleymore (Round 9 KO) and 3rd person to stop Ralph Alvarez (Round 1 KO).
Dreyer kept his losses at 1 by beating Phil Burton on April 17th, 1953. Dreyer's fight against Phil Burton came in the 6th round of a 10 round fight via TKO. Dreyer became the first person to stop Burton.
Taking a knock to his career, Dreyer fought and was defeated by Barry Brown on January 15th, 1954 taking his record to 34-4-2. Dreyer's fight against Barry Brown was Dreyer's 2nd stoppage defeat which came via TKO in the 7th round of the fight. Fights against boxers including El Conscripto, Joey Greenwood and Ramon Tiscareno followed where he won 6 fights taking his winning streak to 39 wins.
Joe Klein was next in line for Dreyer where unfortunately, he was defeated on January 3rd, 1955 taking his record to 39-6-2. Dreyer's fight against Joe Klein was Dreyer's 3rd stoppage defeat which came via TKO in the 7th round of the fight. Taking his record to 40-6-2. Dreyer then went on to win his next fight against Chris Van rooyen.
Dreyer's next defeat of his career came against Eddie Thomas on July 9th, 1955 taking his career record to 40-7-2. Dreyer was beaten by Eddie Thomas in the 2nd round. Dreyer had only ever been stopped 4 times previously in his career.
The next defeat of Dreyer's career came against Benny Nieuwenhuizen on August 8th, 1955. This took his career record to 40-8-2. This turned out to be Dreyer's last career fight, bringing Dreyer's 50 fight career to an end on November 22nd, 2018. Nieuwenhuizen was too much for Dreyer and became the 5th person to stop him.