John Joe Nevin at the York hall last night

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by lencoreastside, Nov 17, 2019.

  1. lencoreastside

    lencoreastside Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Dec 27, 2010
    Anybody catch Nevin v Fonseca? Stylish performance from Nevin. Any was on channel 5 . I didn't know they did boxing. Pleasant surprise.
  2. Hattonmad

    Hattonmad Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jan 5, 2009
    John Joe Nevin should be a PPV star now. The man must be the most talented boxer ever to come out of Ireland.

    However, he's completely wasted his career. It's been a total car crash due to problems outside the ring. A real shame to see.

    He's 31 now and surely it's too late to do anything of note. It's very frustrating to see. That man had a bit of everything.
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  3. NasalSpray

    NasalSpray Well-Known Member Full Member

    Oct 22, 2018
    Yep I can't help but feel his career will go the Paddy Barnes root
  4. Erik

    Erik Active Member Full Member

    Oct 25, 2015
    Or like Scott Harrison, but without any of the achievements.
  5. EJC83

    EJC83 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 20, 2019
    James Tennyson could be a good opponent for him next, he's 31 in June so I think, realistically, he has 6 or 7 fights left in him and maybe a shot at a World title if he can really push on, sadly I think it's too late.
  6. Hattonmad

    Hattonmad Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jan 5, 2009
    Except Nevin turned over at the perfect time. Got himself a good promotional deal in America, looked ready to set the world alight and then got sucked back into traveller feuding and going on the ****. A real shame.