Boxing round-up: Benn’s new deal, Usyk confident, Parker-Chisora 2 booked

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Fresh from his ten-round decision win over Adrian Granados, unbeaten welterweight Conor Benn (19-0, 12 KOs) has agreed a new multi-fight deal with Matchroom Boxing. Elsewhere, there’s praise for Oleksandr Usyk ahead of his heavyweight title fight against Anthony Joshua next weekend while Joseph Parker vs. Dereck Chisora II has been confirmed for December 19. Continue reading

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

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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 he continues… Continue reading

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

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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 Lipinets in his main event debut.
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Adrien Broner targeting two more fights in 2021, stresses importance of activity

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After ending his 25-month layoff with a difficult yet successful decision victory against previously unbeaten Puerto Rican Jovanie Santiago on Saturday night, Adrien Broner (34-4-1, 1 NC) passionately revealed post-fight his eagerness for an in-ring return as soon as possible – admitting that the presence of a training camp helps keep him focused and out of trouble.
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Adrien Broner to return after two-year layoff vs. Pedro Campa next month

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Four-division world champion Adrien Broner is set to end a two-year layoff on February 20 when facing Pedro Campa (31-1-1, 21 KOs) next, in the main event of Showtime Championship Boxing. His last in-ring appearance was a UD defeat by Manny Pacquiao in January 2019 and only time will tell whether the 31-year-old’s hopes of a return to boxing prominence this year are fulfilled. Continue reading