Category Fair Play
Today he has moved from the middle to the edge of the ring from where he comments this sport which has been able to understand with an elegant style and a wonderful technical self-possession. The ability to move with lightness on the ring and the likewise explosive strength made him an unforgettable figure for the generations –not only the Italian ones- of the 1960s and 1970s. Still today, apart from the remarkable career as a journalist, his presence and his words call back the image of this Italian “boy”, born in Istria, who was able to establish himself since the beginning with the gold Olympic medal and even defeating the noteworthy black boxers in the United States, in spite of a tough world full of complexities and difficulties not only technical. Nino, the Italian “Giovannino” is among the biggest 4 who appear with him in the Hall of Fame. In order to describe, still today, Nino Benvenuti and what he represented and represents in the box world we just need a word: unique.