Nigel Benn's Farewell Exhibitions Start on December 8

According to the Evening Gazette, former middleweight and super middleweight champion Nigel Benn is boxing an exhibition bout in Middlesbrough on Saturday, December 8. Benn, 48-year-olds, will have a move around with local white collar boxing promoter and former national amateur champion Tony Robinson at Eston Sports Academy.

The exhibition headlines an eight-bout show being sanctioned by the European Boxing Federation. Benn is boxing four farewell exhibitions around the country before he emigrates to Australia on December 17 to become a preacher. Promoter Robinson, 35, won a national Boys’ Clubs title and Daily Star Golden Gloves title during a 58-bout amateur career with Wellington ABC.

Tickets are £35 standard and £600 for a VIP table of 10, available from Tony Robinson on 07899 940230. NEWLY-formed Pallister Park ABC got their season off to a flyer with two wins from three away outings.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by GRANDSLAM on 10-27-2012

Must be skint, shame.

Comment by boogybro on 10-27-2012

[QUOTE=Rapid Counter;12642417]"They only brought him over here to bash me up. No chance."[/QUOTE] When I was reading this comment on the article page, I bloody knew it was coming from you. :rofl:

Comment by Sugarj on 10-27-2012

Ha ha, this is very amusing. It comes only a couple of months after Chris Eubank snr stated to the press that he'd like to come back and fight Nigel Benn. I gather that he contacted Benn too. I wonder…

Comment by Rapid Counter on 10-27-2012

"They only brought him over here to bash me up. No chance."

Comment by Drunk Punch on 10-27-2012

One of my absolute favourite boxers!

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