Conor Benn is unfazed by Chris Eubank Sr’s threats to drag his son, Chris Eubank Jr, out of their struggle on October 8.
There was an enormous quantity of pleasure and anticipation across the upcoming Benn vs Eubank Jr struggle, as the 2 males proceed the legacy of their fathers, who had an epic duo of fights in 1990 and 1993 respectively.
This all, nonetheless, virtually got here crashing down earlier this week when Eubank Sr claimed that he can be pulling his son out of the struggle resulting from well being issues round getting all the way down to the 157lb catchweight, 3lbs lower than Eubank Jr’s regular preventing weight.
This induced a frenzy amongst followers and the boxing media, however now Benn has come out to make it clear that the struggle goes forward and that Eubank Sr doesn’t have the ability to drag his son out of the bout.
“The press and social pages have blown this out of proportion to what Eubank Sr was saying actually,” Benn stated whereas talking on his Twitter account via Spaces.
“Mainly, what occurred was Senior has simply gone on a rant saying ‘157lbs, it’s not wholesome for my son, it’s best to pull him out of the struggle, I’ll pay the penalty’ and simply occurring about it.
“It was a difficulty on their aspect. It’s a miscommunication on their aspect. Clearly Senior has no involvement in his son’s profession, so I don’t suppose he will probably be there within the nook on the night time, which is what he was saying on the telephone.
“So, it does go away me baffled as to who’s in Junior’s nook, if it’s Roy Jones or Senior. It’s all only a mess.
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“All I do know is that I’ve bought a robust united entrance my finish. Me and my crew are united and we’re all on one mission which is getting the victory October eighth.
“I can’t say it was taken out of context, he did say he was going to take authorized motion to cease the struggle and all of that however it’s utterly irrelevant.
“The struggle is on,” Benn continued. “The struggle was all the time occurring.
“I didn’t take into any consideration what Senior was saying as a result of on the finish of the day it means nothing.
“He wasn’t the one who signed the contract and I don’t consider he’s Junior’s supervisor or something, so so far as I’m involved the struggle’s on.”