Boxing News At Five | Sep 12 2019

Boxing News at Five: Fifty-five-year-old Benn could fight Bika in Newcastle, Joshua suffered concussion from Ruiz’s left hook

Nigel Benn is set to make his return to the ring at the ripe old age of 55, and Rob McCracken calls Anthony Joshua's concussion a "nightmare situation"
Nigel Benn
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NIGEL BENN is 55 years of age and ready to enter a boxing ring again.

Twenty-three years after his last pro fight, Benn will, according to World Boxing News, compete in a 10-round fight at the Resorts World Arena in Newcastle on November 23.

It’s not yet known which governing body will licence Benn, but WBN are led to believe his opponent could be a fellow former world super-middleweight champion. And one name in the frame is one-time WBC champion Sakio Bika of Cameroon.