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Nigel Benn
Global ID739
sexmale
birthdate 1964-01-22
divisionsuper middleweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 9½″   /   177cm
reach73″   /   185cm
aliasDark Destroyer
country United Kingdom
residenceWest Ham, London, United Kingdom
birth placeIlford, Essex, United Kingdom
won 42 (KO 35) + lost 5 (KO 4) + drawn 1 = 48
rounds boxed 237 KO% 72.92
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1996-11-09Steve Collins33-3-0
Nynex Arena, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomLRTD612x3
time: 3:00 | referee: Paul Thomas
WBO World super middleweight title
1996-07-06Steve Collins32-3-0
Nynex Arena, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomLRTD412x3
time: 3:00 | referee: Genaro Rodriguez | judge: Gordon Volkman 28-29 | judge: Michael Pernick 29-29 | judge: Bill Lerch 27-29
WBO World super middleweight title
1996-03-02Thulani Malinga40-9-0
Telewest Arena, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLSD1212x3
referee: Richard Steele | judge: Chuck Williams 109-118 | judge: Chuck Giampa 112-114 | judge: Omar Mintun 115-111
WBC World super middleweight title
1995-09-02Daniel Perez18-3-0
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, United KingdomWKO712x3
time: 2:23 | referee: Mickey Vann | judge: Bob Logist 60-54 | judge: Marty Denkin 59-54 | judge: Sergio Silvi 60-54
WBC World super middleweight title
1995-07-22Vincenzo Nardiello26-3-0
New London Arena, Millwall, London, United KingdomWTKO812x3
time: 1:43 | referee: Larry O'Connell | judge: Alfred Asaro 68-64 | judge: Carol Castellano 68-63 | judge: Rolando Barrovecchio 67-66
WBC World super middleweight title
1995-02-25Gerald McClellan31-2-0
New London Arena, Millwall, London, United KingdomWKO1012x3
time: 1:46 | referee: Alfred Asaro | judge: Franz Marti 84-84 | judge: Jose Juan Guerra 84-87 | judge: Anek Hongtongkam 84-85
WBC World super middleweight title
Benn knocked out of the ring in first round and down in round eight
McClellan permanently injured in this bout

1994-09-10Juan Carlos Gimenez Ferreyra46-6-3
National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWUD1212x3
referee: Luis Carlos Guzman | judge: Lazaro Carrasco 119-115 | judge: Henk Adriaansen 117-112 | judge: Kurt Stroer 118-112
WBC World super middleweight title
1994-02-26Henry Wharton18-0-1
Earls Court Exhibition Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWUD1212x3
referee: Tony Perez | judge: Adrian Morgan 115-113 | judge: Sid Nathan 116-114 | judge: Rudy Ortega 117-112
WBC World super middleweight title
1993-10-09Chris Eubank35-0-1
Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomDPTS1212x3
referee: Larry O'Connell | judge: Harry Gibbs 113-115 | judge: Chuck Hassett 114-114 | judge: Carol Castellano 115-113
WBC World super middleweight title
WBO World super middleweight title
Attendance: 42,000
1993-06-26Lou Gent22-8-2
Earls Court Exhibition Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO412x3
time: 0:35 | referee: Larry O'Connell
WBC World super middleweight title
Gent was dropped three times in the 3rd, and twice early in the 4th before the fight was stopped.
1993-03-06Mauro Galvano22-2-2
Scottish Exhibition Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWUD1212x3
referee: Tony Perez | judge: Lazaro Carrasco 118-114 | judge: Louis Michel 117-113 | judge: Bob Logist 118-112
WBC World super middleweight title
1992-12-12Nicky Piper16-1-1
Alexandra Pavilion, Muswell Hill, London, United KingdomWTKO1112x3
time: 1:44 | referee: Larry O'Connell | judge: Mickey Vann 95-96 | judge: Adrian Morgan 98-93 | judge: Paul Thomas 96-94
WBC World super middleweight title
1992-10-03Mauro Galvano21-1-2
Palaghiaccio de Marino, Marino, Lazio, ItalyWTKO412
referee: Joe Cortez | judge: Armand Krief 30-28 | judge: Daniel Van de Wiele 30-28 | judge: Chuck Giampa 30-29
WBC World super middleweight title
Fight stopped on cuts.
1992-05-23Thulani Malinga33-7-0
National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: Paul Thomas 98-97½
1992-02-19Dan Sherry18-2-0
Alexandra Pavilion, Muswell Hill, London, United KingdomWTKO310x3
time: 2:34 | referee: Larry O'Connell
1991-12-07Hector Abel Lescano19-8-3
G-Mex Centre, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWKO310x3
time: 2:35 | referee: Mickey Vann
Lescano was knocked down in the 3rd round.
1991-10-26Lenzie Morgan11-6-1
Leisure Centre, Brentwood, Essex, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: John Coyle 98-97½
1991-07-03Kid Milo14-4-1
International Centre, Brentwood, Essex, United KingdomWTKO410x3
referee: Larry O'Connell
Milo down in the 3rd from a punch in the eye and down again at the end of the 4th. Referee stops the fight without finishing the count, although Milo rises up.
1991-04-03Robbie Sims32-8-2
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United KingdomWKO710x3
referee: John Coyle
1990-11-18Chris Eubank24-0-0
National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomLTKO912x3
time: 2:56 | referee: Richard Steele | judge: John Stewart 76-75 | judge: Robert Balogh 75-76 | judge: Dalby Shirley 76-75
WBO World middleweight title
1990-08-18Iran Barkley25-6-0
Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO112
time: 2:57 | referee: Carlos Padilla | judge: Chuck Giampa | judge: Dave Moretti | judge: John Rupert
WBO World middleweight title
1990-04-29Doug DeWitt32-6-4
Caesars Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO812
time: 0:44 | referee: Randy Neumann | judge: Harold Lederman 67-64 | judge: Barbara Perez 66-64 | judge: Bernard Hardy 70-63
WBO World middleweight title
1990-01-14Sanderline Williams24-9-0
Caesars Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWSD1010
referee: Randy Neumann | judge: Al DeVito 98-92 | judge: John Riley 94-96 | judge: Frank Cairo 97-93
1989-12-01Jose Quinones24-10-2
Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO110
time: 2:51 | referee: Richard Steele
1989-10-20Jorge Amparo7-9-1
Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWUD1010
judge: John Stewart 99-92 | judge: Rocky Castellani 100-90 | judge: Frank Cairo 97-93
1989-05-21Michael Watson21-1-1
Majestic Ballroom, Finsbury Park, London, United KingdomLTKO612x3
time: 1:34 | referee: John Coyle
Commonwealth (British Empire) middleweight title
1989-03-28Mbayo Wa Mbayo15-8-1
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWKO210x3
time: 2:20
Mbayo down twice in the 2nd round.
1989-02-08Michael Chilambe5-1-0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWKO112x3
time: 1:07 | referee: Dave Parris
Commonwealth (British Empire) middleweight title
1988-12-10David Noel24-5-1
National Sports Centre, Crystal Palace, London, United KingdomWTKO112x3
time: 2:06 | referee: Adrian Morgan
Commonwealth (British Empire) middleweight title
1988-10-26Anthony Logan15-1-1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWKO212x3
time: 1:15 | referee: Larry O'Connell
Commonwealth (British Empire) middleweight title
Benn, floored in 1st round and on the receiving end of a 22-punch flurry in the 2nd, pulls out a left hook to knock out Logan
1988-05-28Tim Williams15-5-1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO210x3
time: 0:59
Williams down in the 2nd. Referee stops the fight after Williams is unable to defend himself anymore.
1988-04-20Abdul Umaru Sanda22-8-0
Alexandra Pavilion, Muswell Hill, London, United KingdomWTKO212x3
vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) middleweight title
Sanda down in the 1st and 2nd rounds.
1988-03-14Darren Hobson9-0-0
Norwich Lads Boxing Club, Norwich, Norfolk, United KingdomWKO18x3
time: 1:49 | referee: Dave Parris
Hobson was knocked down.
1988-02-24Greg Taylor2-5-0
Afan Lido, Port Talbot, Wales, United KingdomWTKO28x3
Stopped on cuts.
1988-02-07Byron Prince5-0-0
Bingley Hall, Stafford, Staffordshire, United KingdomWTKO28x3
referee: John Coyle
Prince down twice in the 1st round.
1988-01-27Fermin Chirino9-2-1
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United KingdomWKO28x3
referee: Larry O'Connell
Chirino down twice in 1st and once in 2nd round.
1987-12-02Reggie Miller23-6-0
Grand Hall, Wembley, London, United KingdomWKO710x3
time: 1:08
1987-11-24Ian Chantler23-19-0
Hudsons Sports Centre, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, United KingdomWKO18x3
time: 0:16
1987-11-03Ronnie Yoe1-4-0
Crowtree Leisure Centre, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWTKO18x3
referee: Sid Nathan
1987-10-13Russell Barker1-0-0
Blazers Night Club, Windsor, Berkshire, United KingdomWTKO16x3
time: 1:15 | referee: Mike Jacobs
1987-09-16Winston Burnett17-66-2
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO36x3
time: 1:55 | referee: Sid Nathan
1987-08-09Eddie Smith29-14-1
Blazers Night Club, Windsor, Berkshire, United KingdomWKO18x3
time: 1:08 | referee: Reg Thompson
1987-07-01Leon Morris0-1-0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWKO16x3
time: 0:25
1987-06-07Reginald Marks
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO16x3
referee: Paddy Sower
1987-05-09Winston Burnett17-64-2
Latchmere Leisure Centre, Wandsworth, London, United KingdomWTKO48x3
1987-04-22Rob Nieuwenhuizen1-0-0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO16x3
time: 2:03 | referee: Nick White
Nieuwenhuizen down once
1987-03-04Kevin Roper2-1-0
Festival Hall Super Tent, Basildon, Essex, United KingdomWTKO16x3
1987-01-28Graeme Ahmed16-10-0
Fairfield Hall, Croydon, London, United KingdomWTKO28x3
time: 1:10
Ahmed down twice in 2nd

 
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