Eddie hearn affirmed that a future combat between Conor benn Y Amir khan would be a great leap for the career of the still undefeated, who defeated Samuel Vargas by TKO on Saturday, April 10, in the first round.
“You must be ready to take a big leap and Amir khan It is, ”he said. Hearn to Sky Sports. “It would be absolutely a great fight.”
Benn he had no problem imposing himself on the veteran Vargas on the Copper Box Arena, to improve his record to 18 wins, 12 on the fast track, and thus retain the intercontinental welterweight belt of the AMB.
Conor severely punished Samuel against the ropes from the start of the fight, until the referee finally stopped the contest because there was no response from Samuel.
The victory surprised Hearn, who assured that the time had come for Benn have a fight against one of the best in the world.
“When you defeat someone like Vargas So, the next fight has to be against someone ranked in the top 15 and that’s Amir khan”, He mentioned. “I don’t see a reason not to go for it.”
At the same time, Hearn He stated that he would have no problem getting a big bag out of a possible fight between the two British boxers.
“Benn against Amir it is probably one of the easiest fights to sell ”, mentioned the president of Matchroom. “I would even take part in it, it would be intriguing. A new star against someone who is at the end of his career and has left a lot to boxing.
Back as soon as possible
The overwhelming triumph of Conor also motivates Hearn to see him back quickly, and if it’s against Khan, he knows it would be entirely up to the veteran and the offer on the desk.
“I want to see Benn back ASAP I hope Khan he can say that he would like the fight, but in the end it depends on him and the money on the table ”, he commented.