Conor benn, intercontinental welterweight champion of the AMB, assured that he is ready to face the best welterweight fighters, after a forceful performance against Samuel Vargas.
“Give me Amir khan, I know he is busy doing television reality shows, “said the British boxer after his eighteenth victory. “If you want it, you have it, I can handle the pressure. I can live with that, no problem. I’m ready for the best dogs Shawn porter, Adrien broner. Forget the word prospect, I am no longer a prospect. “
Benn faced Vargas in which, on paper, he was his strongest rival of his short career. But the Englishman had no problem defeating him, as the referee stopped the contest in the first round.
Samuel he has fallen seven times in his professional career and this was the fourth by knockout; however, no one mastered him and exhibited like Benn, despite the fact that in the past he faced Amir khan, Vergil Ortíz Jr., among others.
“I trained hard for this. Again, you talk about levels, “he said. Conor benn. “It shows at the level that I am. Errol Spence, Danny Garcia, Vergil Ortíz, Amir Khan, no one hurt him like that. First round, first round! It came and it was a game. He took off my belt in the week and I had a disagreement with him ”.
Conor benn fought in November 2020 against Sebastian Formella, beating him by unanimous decision. Against Vargas it was the fourth defense of the intercontinental title of 147 pounds.
“I have worked in my power with my strength and condition with the coach Dan Lawrence”, The Englishman pointed out. “We have worked with Tony countless hours. First to arrive, last to go. He is always demanding of me. I told them a lot that I was going to knock him out in the first round. He was fine, calm. I worked very hard ”.
Eddie hearn, promoter of Matchroomsaid the fight Conor benn Y Amir khan it would be very easy to sell and he looked favorably on it. Due to the short time he was in the ring, Hearn he wants him back as soon as possible in the ring.