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Old 06-15-2011, 12:58 AM   #1
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Default Nigel Benn's style

Benn has always been one of my favorite fighters. How would you guys describe his style? Does anyone know of any drills/training or what his routine looked like?

I know he was a tad short for his division, and he fought with a very squared-up style stance. He had great head movement and liked to bob and weave to set up those hooks. He threw more mid-range right hooks than anyone not named Holyfield! He had the perfect nickname, since he basically would walk staight ahead and destroy his opponent. Didnt rely on the jab much either.

I wouldnt call it peek-a-boo. Alot of times he would be contantly moving and ad******g his guard.

I imagine to adopt this style one would have to have a great chin, plenty of power, and good flexibilty and feel getting inside.

What are your thoughts on Nigel's style?
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