Nigel Benn has been quoted 7 times in 2 different articles. On this page, you will find all of Nigel Benn’s quotes organized by date and topic. Alongside each quote is a link back to the article where the quote was reported, so you can go back to the source for more context if you need it. Topics that Nigel Benn speaks about are Conor, Eddie, and legacy, for example. Most recently, Nigel Benn was quoted in the article Conor Benn, son of Nigel Benn, signs with Matchroom Boxing saying, “I'm really excited for Conor, he's incredibly talented,. If I look at myself at 19 next to Conor, there's no comparison, he's so much better than I was. He has all the fighting instincts in him and he's got so much ability, he's going to be special and he's going to go on and be better than me, I really believe that. He's got the heart of a fighter.”.
I'm so happy that he's teaming up with Eddie and I just hope they can develop the sort of relationship that Barry Hearn did with Chris Eubank, and take Conor all the way as they are the new generation, being with Eddie is going to help him so much w[...]
Conor works with Eddie and Tony, I'm not going to get involved. I just want Conor to know that if he needs advice, I'm on the other end of the phone whenever he needs me. We're going to invest the money he makes from the sport so at the end of the d[...]
I sparred with him recently and I tried to knock him out – seriously. He said 'yeah?' And I threw the kitchen sink at him and he threw it back at me. I was 20 kilos heavier than him and he said 'I'll have it with you'. He was Super-Lightweight and I[...]
"I'm really excited for Conor, he's incredibly talented,". "If I look at myself at 19 next to Conor, there's no comparison, he's so much better than I was. He has all the fighting instincts in him and he's got so much ability, he's going to be speci[...]
Conor is his own man, he's not following my footsteps, he's making his own path and he's completely different to me and I want him to have his own identity. Conor doesn't need me, he'll get to the top without me and surpass everything I achieved – I[...]
"It's going to happen between Mayweather and Pacquiao,". "There's too much money on the table for it not to. Where does he [Mayweather] go? He's going to have to fight Danny Garcia at catchweight, or he's got to fight Pacquiao. I don't think he's go[...]
"His legacy is already there."