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Old 03-12-2010, 08:38 AM #1
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Default Nigel Benn vs Joe Calzaghe Prime 4 Prime?

Who do think would of won a fight between a 1995 Nigel Benn who beat McClellan at his prime and Joe Calzaghe who beat Jeff Lacy at his prime? Would of been a great match up.
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Old 03-12-2010, 09:08 AM #2
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your right it would have been a hell of a match up

id pick calzaghe to win a close and hard fought decision

i could really imagine them tearing into each other though
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Listen,how many losses do I have again? Oh,that's right,None!


Listen,at the end of the day,I'm undefeated.I've never lost a fight.


Did you see what I did to Chris Eubank? Eubank also beat benn which means that benn,like Eubank wouldn't have stood a chance against me,isn't it?



benn even admitted that I would have spanked him like all the previous yanks who thought they had it.
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Woulda been a good scrap, for sure. I think Calzaghe outworks him to a UD.
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I go for Calzaghe by points in a hard fought fight of the year type contest.

I'd argue that while Benn's best victory was against McClellan, I wouldn't say that 1995 was Benn's peak. I think he was closer to his peak circa 1992-93. Others might argue that his peak came in the late 80s as a middleweight against the likes of DeWitt and Berkeley.
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if Sugar Boy Malinga could dish-out a boxing lesson to Benn then Calzaghe would most proberbly win via late TKO
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if Sugar Boy Malinga could dish-out a boxing lesson to Benn then Calzaghe would most proberbly win via late TKO
I would go with Calzaghe by ud..
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Malinga outpointed the 'post McClellan' Benn.

Remember that in 1992 Benn outpointed Malinga first when Benn was closer to his prime.
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