Season 2: #50 Nigel Benn

Aug 26, 2020, 04:00 PM

Nigel Benn is a British sporting icon and one of boxing's best-loved warriors. Here, in the Boxing Life Stories 100th episode, he discusses his monumental fights with the likes of bitter rival Chris Eubank, Americans including Doug Dewitt, Gerald McClellan and Iran Barkley, as well as Steve Collins, Michael Watson and many more.

At times humours, at others sad, Benn talks about his battles away from the ring... The fight to save his marriage, his addiction to ecstasy, the ill-advised comeback attempt of 2019, the devastating lows he's survived and much more.

This is an unflinching interview with a man who, as he did throughout his career, wears his heart on his sleeve. It's the brilliant Nigel Benn as you've never heard him before.  

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