Chris Eubank Jr and Conor Benn will do battle subsequent month as they comply with within the footsteps of their legendary fathers.
Nigel Benn and Chris Eubank Sr confronted off twice within the early Nineties with Eubank profitable their first bout to assert the WBO middleweight title earlier than an exciting draw three years later.
It was among the finest rivalries in British boxing historical past and now their sons will look to proceed it.
Conor ‘The Destroyer’ Benn stays unbeaten in his profession with 21 straight wins and noticed off Chris van Heerden final trip in April.
He seems destined for a world title shot quickly however will first look to take out nice rival Eubank Jr.
‘Subsequent Gen’ boasts a file of 32 wins and two losses and impressed along with his win over Liam Williams on final outing.
Benn vs Eubank Jr: Date and begin time
The 12-round welterweightclash is ready to be held onSaturday, October 8.
It’s happening on the The O2 Area in London.
The cardboard will get going at 5pm on the night time with
Benn vs Eubank Jr anticipated from 9:30pm.
Benn vs Eubank Jr: TV channel and reside stream
The combat might be broadcast reside on DAZN – the streaming service prices £7.99 monthly, you cansign upHERE.
It may be streamed by way of the DAZN app and might be seen on
sensible TVs, sport consoles, linked gadgets, cell, tablets and computer systems.
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Benn vs Eubank Jr: Undercard
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- MAIN EVENT: Conor Benn vs Chris Eubank Jr
Benn vs Eubank Jr: What’s been stated?
Benn: “This combat is for the legacy and was a possibility I felt I couldn’t move up.
“My workforce and I had different choices on the desk as I’m at the moment ranked prime 5 with all governing our bodies at welterweight and little question I’m in search of a world championship combat very quickly, however this combat is embedded with a lot historical past and I do know it’s one the general public actually need to see.
“To me this combat is private – it’s greater than titles and rankings, that is unfinished enterprise between our households!
“All I do know is that from my aspect, this might be an all-out warfare, final man standing sort of combat. Neither will hand over till the final bell rings.
“I gained’t be trying to take this to the rating playing cards although, this might be explosive from the off. I’m so up for this.”
Eubank Jr: “I grew up watching legendary battles and all the time desirous to emulate that, and discover my very own arch nemesis… may this now be Conor Benn? We are going to discover out.
“He has walked the identical path as I’ve. I do know his battle. Dwelling within the shadow of a legend and making an attempt to interrupt out of that shadow and make his personal identify.
“If he can beat me, his identify might be made, and he won’t ever stroll in his father’s shadow once more.
“It’s a combat that’s going to spark the creativeness of the British public, that’s what I’m comfortable about. By way of anticipation, legacy and hype it’s the largest combat of my profession.”
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