Chris Eubank Jr vs Conor Benn is being focused for October 8 on the O2 Area in London as a part of a DAZN pay-per-view occasion.
Based on a report from the Each day Star, a deal for the pair to struggle at a 156lbs catchweight is ‘now near completion’ after weeks of rumours concerning the sensational match-up.
While you hear Eubank vs Benn, your thoughts immediately flashes again to the epic duo of fights between Chris Eubank Sr and Nigel Benn within the early Nineteen Nineties however now it appears their sons will write one other chapter of that unbelievable struggle story.
Eubank Jr is the older extra skilled and larger fighter, with 32 wins, 23 KOs, and simply two defeats to his title, in opposition to his bitter rival Billy Joe Saunders and former super-middleweight champion Georges Groves.
Final outing, the 32-year-old dropped Liam Williams 4 occasions on his approach to a unanimous resolution victory on the Motorpoint Area in Cardiff earlier this 12 months.
As for Benn, he’s unbeaten with 21 fights, 21 wins, and 14 KOs and has been in terrific type of late knocking out his final two opponents Chris Algieri and Chris van Heerden in spectacular trend.
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Whereas this could undoubtedly be a profitable struggle, additionally it is an odd choice for each males given they’re on the point of world title photographs of their respective weight lessons.
Benn is ranked within the high 5 with all 4 governing our bodies at welterweight, whereas Eubank is ranked within the high three with three of the governing our bodies at middleweight.
The 25-year-old took to social media earlier at present to disclose that his subsequent struggle can be introduced within the coming days however he stopped in need of naming his opponent.
“I’m out right here with the household in Ibiza, a pleasant chilled one. That is the calm earlier than the storm. You’ll discover out who I’m combating within the subsequent few days, be sure you keep tuned you don’t wanna miss this one,” Benn stated in a video posted to his Instagram account.
This comes simply days after boxing promoter Eddie Hearn, who oversees Benn’s profession, performed down discuss of a struggle between his consumer and Eubank Jr.
“Everybody presumes he’s combating Eubank. There aren’t any negotiations, we aren’t near a Eubank struggle,” the Matchroom Sports activities Chairman instructed IFL TV.
“That struggle is at all times huge. I’m speaking to Kalle [Sauerland, Eubank’s promoter] this week however our focus is on different fights. I’m not saying we wouldn’t take that struggle, however it isn’t shut or on the horizon.”