September 30, 2022

Eddie Hearn has teased {that a} ‘massive, massive battle’ is on the horizon for Conor Benn subsequent day trip.

The 25-year-old welterweight contender is now 21-0 after blowing away Chris van Heerden in his final bout.

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Benn has been calling for large fights, and will now get his want

The Van Heerden win was one other respectable gatekeeper added to the report of the younger Brit, although many noticed it as a sideways step for him.

Since shifting up in school to beat Sebastian Formella in November 2020 and Samuel Vargas in April 2021, Benn’s development has slowed considerably.

He himself has appeared annoyed at occasions throughout his three most up-to-date fights as he was taken the gap by Adrian Granados, after which simply knocked out each Chris Algieri and Van Heerden.

Following this newest victory, Benn has been calling for much larger fights.

He initially demanded to face both Amir Khan or Kell Brook, although each have now retired from boxing.

Hearn confirmed talks with former unified super-lightweight champion Jose Ramirez, who is claimed to be contemplating a transfer up in weight.

Hearn says Conor Benn is ready for a serious step up in opposition

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Hearn says Conor Benn is prepared for a critical step up in opposition

Nonetheless, it seems there might now be one thing even larger within the works.

Hearn advised Boxing Social: “I had a gathering with Conor yesterday.

“We’re weighing up whether or not you’ve gotten a battle in July or whether or not you simply go into the most important battle attainable in August or September.

“There are three or 4 [names] which is able to get everyone frothing on the mouth.

“We’re negotiating with them for the time being.

“It’s doubtless he’ll go straight into an enormous one subsequent. I’m speaking massive, massive. The stabilisers are off.”

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