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Nigel Benn
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Born in Ilford, Essex
Born on 22nd of January 1964

Born 1964 - English boxer.

Turned professional in 1987 after 41 wins and one loss as an amateur. Known as the Dark Destroyed he had a run of 22 consecutive knockout wins. Was WBO Middleweight Champion from 29 Apr 199018 Nov 1990 and WBC Super Middleweight Champion from 3 Oct 19922 Mar 1996. Had a record of 42 wins, 5 losses and 1 draw, with 35 wins by knockout as a professional boxer.

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From carol richardson on 9th December 2012
i loved nigel ben, he is one of the best world fighters. i was honoured to find out he was a neaghbour of mine when i went to live in majorca, my husband and i met him a few times and i have to say he is a true gentleman, and also a good d.j.lol.we often bumped into him in are local uroski supermarket in santa ponsa and he always said hi and asked how we were, he also has a good sence of humour. honoured to have met him .

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