Conor Benn has turned his consideration to fights towards former unified champions Jose Ramirez and Keith Thurman after British boxing legends Kell Brook and Amir Khan lately introduced their respective retirements.
Benn has been hoping to safe a giant home struggle towards Brook or Khan however was unable to persuade both man to return to the ring following their long-awaited and eagerly anticipated grudge match in February.
The 25-year-old is now anticipated to face former WBO and WBC light-welterweight champion Ramirez on July 9 on the O2 Area.
Benn is assured he’ll deal with Ramirez earlier than shifting on to face Thurman, who beforehand held the WBA welterweight title from 2015 to 2019, and the WBC title from 2017 to 2018.
“You recognize, [Jose] Ramirez, Keith Thurman – all of them names I would like,” Benn advised talkSPORT Combat Evening.
“It’s a disgrace that there’s nothing on the road for the Ramirez struggle contemplating his final struggle was for the undisputed, unification.
“I’m assured in my capability to beat all of them.”
Benn insists he has nothing however respect for Brook and Khan, in addition to their determination to name it a profession relatively than face him.
“I used to be the one struggle there for them each in the event that they did wanna struggle,” he stated.
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“Folks saying they’re ducking me; they’re not ducking me. Perhaps they don’t wanna struggle me, yeah, however they’re not ducking me.
“I’m not gonna go round and declare, ‘Oh yeah, they’re ducking me.’ It’s nothing like that. However would they wanna struggle me now? They’ve all the things to lose and not likely a lot to achieve.
“They’ve achieved all the things they’ve needed to attain within the sport of boxing, all the things a younger fighter can dream of reaching. Pay attention, I take my hat off to them. They’re the perfect of their period by way of British welterweight boxing.”
The son of British boxing icon, Nigel, seems to be getting ready to changing into a famous person regardless of having subsequent to no novice boxing expertise.
Benn has managed to amass a 20-0 skilled report that features spectacular wins over Sebastian Formella, Samuel Vargas, Adrián Granados, and Chris Algieri.
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