From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Michael A. Bentt (born September 4, 1965 in London, England) is a film and television actor and retired heavyweight boxer. Of Jamaican lineage, he was born in East Dulwich, London, but raised in the Cambria Heights section of Queens in New York City. Bentt is a one-time heavyweight champion, having held the World Boxing Organization championship from October 1993 until March 1994. As an actor he's best known for co-starring as Sonny Liston in Michael Mann's Ali and as Biggis/El Plaga in Damon Dash's indie urban hip hop classic "State Property 2". Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Bentt, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.