CONOR BENN is able to leap up in weight for a massive-money second-generation conflict with Chris Eubank Jr.
After Brighton’s son of Chris Jr secured an impressive points win over Liam Williams on Saturday, Nigel Benn’s 25-year-old son stated he fancied his possibilities in a possible catchweight bout.
Middleweight Eubank Jr, 32, entertained the idea but questioned how serious the welterweight was about reviving the legendary two-fight rivalry their iconic fathers shared.
However Benn – now closing in on a world title shot on the 10st 7lbs restrict – insists he’s severely contemplating packing on a number of kilos, and making lots too, with a transfer up towards Eubank Jr’s 11st 6lbs stomping floor.
When requested if his subsequent bout could possibly be towards Eubank on the center floor of 11st (154lbs), he roared: “Any day of the week!
“I’m at present strolling round at round super-middle (12st) but when I elevate my prime up I nonetheless have abs. Individuals assume I’m chatting smoke however it’s practical.
“I’m strolling round at super-middle so making 154lbs (11st) isn’t any downside, I really feel robust at 154lbs.
“I spar middleweights in my fitness center and flew in a super-middle from France for my final combat.
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“I like preventing larger guys, I fancy my possibilities, I’ve sparred cruiserweights earlier than.
“They arrive within the fitness center pondering they’ll impose their weight on you after which I let 2-3-4 punches go they usually don’t need to know.”
When pressed if he would delay his world title ambitions at 147lbs for the catchweight novelty battle, he defined: “It’s a query of; would I favor the cash or the belts?
“In my present state of affairs I would favor the belts, all day lengthy, as a result of the cash at all times follows. The principle object at all times stays to get these belts.
“I’m within the top-five with each sanctioning physique and I’m at all times on the cellphone to Eddie Hearn asking how I get a world title shot.
“And as soon as I obtain that purpose it is going to be ‘present me the cash’.”
https://www.thesun.ie/sport/boxing/8342428/conor-benn-chris-eubank-jr-fight/ ‘Any day of the week’ – Conor Benn able to leap up in weight for mega-money second-generation Chris Eubank Jr showdown