UK rivals Chris Eubank Jr. and Conor Benn will collide at a catchweight on DAZN Pay Per View dwell from The O2 on October 8.
An unmissable occasion for battle followers worldwide, Eubank Jr vs. Benn guarantees to be probably the most electrifying British boxing contests in a long time because the sons of two of the game’s most well-known names battle it out in an unimaginable second-generation showdown.
Eubank vs Benn rivalry
Eubank Snr and Benn Snr captured the nation’s creativeness with their bitter rivalry throughout a increase period for British boxing within the early nineties.
The pair laid all of it on the road in entrance of hundreds of thousands on terrestrial TV, sharing two legendary battles in 1990 and 1993.
Eubank Snr stopped his foe within the ninth spherical of their first bruising battle on the Nationwide Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.
It took three years for the rematch to occur, which occurred at a sold-out Previous Trafford in Manchester.
The WBC and WBO Tremendous-Middleweight Titles conflict led to a draw, and the pair by no means fought one another once more.
However their sons will reignite the household feud in one of many greatest fights the UK has ever seen.
Eubank Jr vs Benn
Eubank Jr (32-2, 23 KOs) heads into his blockbuster bout with Benn coming off the again of a formidable shutout factors win over Liam Williams on the Motorpoint Area Cardiff. He confirmed his class by pulling down the Welshman 4 instances.
Having beforehand campaigned at Tremendous-Middleweight, the 32-year-old is a former two-time IBO Tremendous-Middleweight Champion.
He captured the IBO crown with a Tenth-round stoppage win over Renold Quinlan in 2017. Eubank defended the belt towards German legend Arthur Abraham and Avni Yildirim.
Eubank then shared a colossal conflict with George Groves for the WBA 168lbs World Title in February 2018. He was defeated on factors.
Nevertheless, Eubank Jr reclaimed the IBO Title in 2019 with a spectacular efficiency towards rival James DeGale at The O2 in London.
Returning to the Middleweight division, Eubank Jr claimed the WBA Interim Middleweight World Title for the second time with a TKO win over former World Title challenger Matvey Korobov in December 2019.
He additionally made his US debut on the Barclays Heart in New York.
Benn (21-0, 14 KOs) has exploded onto the world welterweight scene with a collection of eye-catching wins. They’ve propelled the big-hitting 25-year-old Essex native into the highest 5 rankings with all acknowledged governing our bodies.
He despatched out a vicious warning to his 147lbs rivals by wiping out Samuel Vargas contained in the opening spherical on the Copper Field Area in April 2020. He lived as much as his nickname as he took only one minute and 20 seconds to halt the sturdy Colombian viciously.
‘The Destroyer’ secured a surprising knockout win over former World Champion Chris Algieiri in December 2021. He took out the American with a brutal proper hand within the fourth spherical of their top-of-the-bill conflict on the M&S Financial institution Area in Liverpool.
One other devastating early end adopted at Manchester’s AO Area in April. Benn demolished South Africa’s Chris van Heerden inside two rounds.
He despatched an emphatic message to the highest names within the ultra-competitive 147lbs division.
Now one of many hottest properties in world boxing, Benn dares to be nice by leaping up in weight. He’ll problem himself towards former super-middleweight world title challenger Eubank Jr,
It’s a battle that can deliver the UK to a standstill.
“We’re thrilled to be broadcasting this mega battle in October to boxing followers worldwide,” stated Joseph Markowski, EVP, DAZN.
“Benn and Eubank are two of essentially the most storied names in British boxing. You will have two of essentially the most thrilling fighters in Conor and Chris.
“Don’t miss this battle. We stay up for showcasing this blockbuster night worldwide on DAZN.”
Chris Eubank Jr and Conor Benn will collide in a colossal catchweight conflict at The O2 in London. The battle happens on Saturday, October 8.
It’ll get proven completely dwell on DAZN worldwide.
DAZN PPV within the UK and Eire, 30 years on from their iconic father’s second showdown at Previous Trafford.