Conor Benn produces career-best display, flattens Chris Algieri in four rounds

Adrien Broner? Khan-Brook winner next? Stateside debut? The possibilities are limitless. Rising welterweight contender Conor Benn made good on his promise to deliver big in a headline spot, delivering a furious R4 finish to knock out former welterweight champion Chris Algieri before vowing for big things to come in 2022 after an eventful night’s work … Continue reading Conor Benn produces career-best display, flattens Chris Algieri in four rounds

Conor Benn vows to produce big display against Adrian Granados on Saturday

Although their initial bout was postponed after Conor Benn’s positive COVID-19 test, the 24-year-old welterweight prospect recovered and Eddie Hearn moved this matchup onto the Josh Warrington vs. Mauricio Lara II card in Leeds this weekend. Benn (18-0, 12 KOs) believes he’ll start getting the respect he deserves at 147lbs worldwide and Saturday is where … Continue reading Conor Benn vows to produce big display against Adrian Granados on Saturday

Conor Benn’s brilliant R1 finish kickstarts busy night of boxing for prospects

Conor Benn needed just 80 seconds to retain his WBA Continental welterweight strap with a devastating TKO win over Samuel Vargas, proving the launchpad for a busy night of boxing across American soil as there were also big wins for two heavyweight prospects before 23-year-old welterweight talent Jaron Ennis earned a R6 KO vs. Sergey … Continue reading Conor Benn’s brilliant R1 finish kickstarts busy night of boxing for prospects

He’s angry, emotional power puncher: Van Heerden dismisses Benn ahead of Saturday’s bout

Ahead of their welterweight bout on Saturday, Chris van Heerden has dismissed Conor Benn’s boxing ability by describing the 25-year-old unbeaten prospect as an emotional, angry fighter who he doesn’t rate very highly – insisting a reliance on power will not do him any good this weekend in a matchup many aren’t exactly excited to … Continue reading He’s angry, emotional power puncher: Van Heerden dismisses Benn ahead of Saturday’s bout

40 days on: After his Amir Khan KO win, what’s next for Kell Brook still remains unclear

Referee Victor Loughlin compassionately saved Amir Khan from further punishment 40 days ago today, in a long overdue grudge match between two of the country’s best boxers since 2000. While Khan is reportedly plotting a bold comeback, there’s speculation aplenty but no clarity over who Kell Brook’s next opponent will be – after confirming he … Continue reading 40 days on: After his Amir Khan KO win, what’s next for Kell Brook still remains unclear