For those fans who always felt bitter middleweight/super-middleweight rivals Nigel Benn and Chris Eubank had unfinished business to attend to back in the 1990s, by way of a third fight, there could be good news. Benn, who retired with a 42-5-1(35) record in 1996 after back-to-back losses to Irishman Steve Collins, recently made noise that suggested the 52-year-old was genuinely interested in returning to the ring to face the monocle-wearing fighter that so managed to … Read Article
LUCAS BROWNE cannot wait to begin working with legendary former world champion Nigel Benn and experienced trainer Rodney Williams.
“Big Daddy” is currently from a hand injury sustained in his fight with Julius Long last month but will join up with the pair in Blacktown, New South Wales in the coming weeks.… Read Article
Since finally embracing twitter thanks in no small part to his son Conor – who is a promising amateur following in his father’s footsteps – British 160 & 168lb legend Nigel Benn has offered his opinion on the Calzaghe/Froch twitter war as part of his #askbenn sessions where he interacts with his fans and followers.
The former “Dark Destroyer” – now a committed Christian – is best remembered by fans old and new for his … Read Article
In what is perhaps a light-hearted piece of news, legendary British former world champion Nigel Benn (42-5-1, 35ko) has joined twitter.
A tweet from his son Conor yesterday morning read;
“Follow my old man peeps!” and gave out the @NigelGBenn handle.
Just a couple of hours later, Benn himself took to twitter and said;
“People keep asking if this is the real Nigel Benn. Course it is. What do you want to know? I’m all … Read Article
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), Galvano started as the betting favourite and pre-fight tip by all … Read Article
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 up with Benn at a time when he was way past his best) … Read Article