Nigel Benn comeback

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  1. BiggieL

    BiggieL Member Full Member

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    Not a good idea surely...
     
  2. BiggieL

    BiggieL Member Full Member

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    WBN can confirm the return of the ‘Dark Destroyer’, British legend Nigel Benn for a comeback fight towards the end of 2019.

    Speaking to son Conor, an undefeated professional in his own right, WBN were informed of a ‘guaranteed’ return to action for Benn.
    Link not working for some reason but was from World Boxing News
     
  3. Potwash

    Potwash The Real Untouchables Full Member

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    lol haven't heard of a Benn comeback for years!! No chance of it happening.

    Jonny Nelson was the last one!
     
  4. BiggieL

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    He’s back! I wonder who he will face

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    @Carl_frochh or is it someone else?

    From Conor’s Twitter, Froch would be seriously bad for his health
     
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  5. _Scott_

    _Scott_ Well-Known Member Full Member

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    He's fighting Sakio Bika..
     
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  6. Robney

    Robney ᴻᴼ ᴸᴼᴻᴳᴲᴿ ᴲ۷ᴵᴸ Full Member

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    Bet he can still beat his son Conor.
     
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  7. Dragon Punch

    Dragon Punch Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Not this nonsense again
     
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  8. neverheardofher

    neverheardofher Member Full Member

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    Would any promoter even touch this?
    If it happens of course
     
  9. The Mighty G

    The Mighty G New Member Full Member

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    “There’s an opponent who has signed a contract. It’s a former WBC world champion and who fought only two years ago."

    Chad Dawson? Tarver? RJJ?
     
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  10. Robney

    Robney ᴻᴼ ᴸᴼᴻᴳᴲᴿ ᴲ۷ᴵᴸ Full Member

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    They mention Bika, who fits the bill.
    Dawson is "active", RJJ fought 1½ years ago and Tarver hasn't fought for 4 years and had 2 doping violations in a row.
     
  11. Heisenberg

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    Rightly or wrongly, I'm certain that Benn V Roy Jones would sell out the O2
     
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    The Mighty G New Member Full Member

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    Yeah so won't be Tarver then for sure. I just checked and Dawson was last out in 2017 v Fonfara so would fit the bill. Like you said though he's quite active so would be a bad idea for that reason I think! Bika it looks like then. This does sound genuine though in terms of a fight happening
     
  13. Robney

    Robney ᴻᴼ ᴸᴼᴻᴳᴲᴿ ᴲ۷ᴵᴸ Full Member

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    Dawson's last fight was against a journeyman just a couple of months ago, after being out for over 2 years.
     
  14. EJC83

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    I wish he'd just f**k off to be honest with you. When he referred to Conor as a white version of himself I could never take him seriously again.
     
  15. KermitTheFrog

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    I'm sure he who cares so much about fighter safety could get the Luxembourg Boxing Federation to sanction it.
     


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