Malinga To Follow In Uncle's Footsteps By Beating Hall

Hailing from a famous fighting dynasty, South Africa’s Vusi Malinga is hoping to follow in the footsteps of his celebrated uncle and win a world title away from home in England on December 21.Back in 1996, Sugar Boy Malinga took on the ‘Dark Destroyer’ Nigel Benn in Newcastle and came away with the Londoner’s WBC super-middleweight belt.
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Froch retains world titles with controversial victory over Groves

For twenty odd years, boxing’s super-middleweight division has been synonymous with fighters from the British isles. From Nigel Benn to Michael Watson to Chris Eubank to, the greatest of them all, Steve Collins the 90′s were jam-packed with British and Irish warriors. Following that, Welshman Joe Calzaghe dominated the 168 pounds division for ten years before retiring undefeated...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

British boxing rivalries: The fiercest, best (and worst) of them all

There is nothing in sport that quite matches the adrenaline shot that is a boxing rivalry. A sport of merciless violence by its very nature, the only way to amplify the heat inside the ring is to add personal dislike. British boxing has had rivalries aplenty over the years, and is right now overflowing with potential high-publicity, quality match-ups that could once again force the...
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October 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Fantasy Fight: Carl Froch vs. Chris Eubank

After losing their 2012 gym war, Nigel Benn invited Carl Froch out to the pub for a pint. Froch accepted, and soon found himself joining Benn and the 4th incarnation of the Doctor foiling a plot to turn the entire population of Glasgow into Cybermen. In the wake of that adventure, The Cobra decided to join The Dark Destroyer's trip home to 1993, and once there, he tore off...
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June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Carl Froch vs. Nigel Benn boxing fantasy fight

With his gritty determination to fight the very best in the division, Carl Froch has established himself as a fan favorite and the sport's reigning ironman. In this way, Froch is carrying the torch for the British super middleweight tradition, but like the Welsh great Joe Calzaghe, he is carrying that torch alone. The British reputation in the 168 lbs weight class was set...
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June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Nigel Benn, Britons Picks Andre Ward Over Carl Froch

Former super middleweight champion Nigel "The Dark Destroyer" Benn remains a fan favorite in Britain, who venerate the violent, two-fisted approach that powerful warrior took to demolishing his opponents in the ring. The standard bearer for the rough-and-tumble style of British boxing today is Carl "The Cobra" Froch, so it must have come as a surprise to...
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December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

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