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Nigel Benn

20 Years Ago Next Month, UK’s ‘Dark Destroyer’ Nigel Benn Wins WBC Crown

By Rick Murray - Doesn't time fly. It was early October 1992, and Nigel Benn -long-time labelled on both sides of the Atlantic as boxing's most exciting fighter- is preparing to face awkward, cagey Italian spoiler and WBC 168lb. ruler Mauro 'Rocky' Galvano. Known for his smothering, ring movement, clinching and countering, as well as being a former light-heavyweight (Benn was a former middleweight), [...]

Nigel Benn: Great Britain’s Most Exciting Fighter Of The ‘80s and ‘90s!

By James Slater - As those fans who were lucky enough to have seen him fight live, in the flesh (really lucky!) or from their armchair (must-see T.V!), Great Britain’s great middleweight/super-middleweight Nigel Benn rarely if ever disappointed in the action stakes. Today, long after “The Dark Destroyer’s” final fight (a disappointing corner retirement loss to a Steve Collins who twice caught [...]