News | Sep 26 2019

Nigel Benn sets concerning fight with Sakio Bika

Nigel Benn is going to fight Sakio Bika in a fight that is not sanctioned by the British Boxing Board of Control
Nigel Benn
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NIGEL BENN has announced he will return to boxing for a one-off fight at the age of 55 in order to gain “closure”.

The former world champion feels he has unfinished business having struggled with drug abuse, depression and the death of his brother during his original career.

Benn, who has not fought professionally since 1996, confirmed on Thursday that he will face 40-year-old Sakio Bika in Birmingham on November 23.


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