Conor Benn shows interest in a fight with Taylor

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by UndergroundBoxing, Apr 1, 2022.

  1. UndergroundBoxing

    UndergroundBoxing Member Full Member

    Feb 2, 2022
    Now Brook & Khan are demanding too much money, Conor Benn has mentioned another British star in an interview… Josh Taylor. Personally I don’t think they’ll put him anywhere near Taylor at the minute. Although Taylor looked poor against Catterall he’ll be rejuvenated up at 147 and 10 times better than anyone Benn has been in with so far. Taylor wins that fight clearly.
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    TBC-ASAP Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 7, 2017
    Just all for the hype.

    Calls out all these people then fights Van Hearden.

    Just ignore him until he fights someone with a pulse
  3. The G-Man

    The G-Man Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 24, 2020
    No way.

    Credit it he takes it.
  4. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    No chance. He's not yet ready for the likes of a Josh Taylor.

    People are going to start sleeping on Taylor after the Catterall fight, forgetting he became undisputed inside 18 fights which is more or less unheard of.

    1 poor performance in 19 doesn't suddenly make you a bad fighter and hopefully we'll see him back to his best up at 147.

    As for Benn, I'd really like to see him in with a live dog... it's all well and good fighting over the hill has been's with a name but when your then calling out the likes of Shawn Porters etc afterwards it just looks silly.
  5. Skyver

    Skyver Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 29, 2015
    Not something i see happening anytime soon but could be huge down the line.Taylor needs to get a decent win at 147 in the meantime and rid the stink of the catterall performance.
  6. UndergroundBoxing

    UndergroundBoxing Member Full Member

    Feb 2, 2022
    Yeah it’s all talk with him right now. Fighting old has beens that aren’t really gonna challenge him
  7. Sonny1

    Sonny1 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Mar 11, 2013
    I agree and am not a fan, he’s so unlikeable, but tbf he has next to zero amateur experience so he needs as many fights as possible.
  8. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 25, 2012
    I really dislike that excuse, if amateur experience is so important as they keep telling us then go fight in the amateurs. Fighting past it knock overs isnt going to teach him anything better than what he could in the ams. Hes 25, made his pro debut at 19, he could have done 3 years easily and be pretty much where hes at now, its all smoke and mirrors.
  9. Safin

    Safin Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    Why are British fans so obsessed with talking about Benn? He has done naff all so far. A typical manufactured Hearn hype job.
  10. zulander

    zulander Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 17, 2006
    I'll fight Porter then he fights Vargas. I'll fight Taylor but really Van Heerden is more his level. It's just thowing out a name to keep someone at Sky writing a few lines... Keep his name out there. Marketing is all it is. Benn could do worse than challenge for the British title - I know he won't but this get a world title by way of marketing annoys the hell out of me.
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  11. moog

    moog Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 12, 2012
    Marku is fighting Chris Jenkins who is better than anyone Benn has fought. He might have fought bigger names but they were finished before he fought them. His team won't let him fight Avanesyson, so no chance of Taylor.
  12. aaaaa

    aaaaa Ash banned Full Member

    Dec 19, 2020
    More spin and lies.
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  13. Snoopyboymason

    Snoopyboymason New Member Full Member

    Oct 18, 2020
    Absolutely no chance he fights Taylor total mismatch
  14. Jurgen

    Jurgen Pay Per Pudding Advisor Full Member

    Sep 30, 2016
    No he was misinterpreted - he is ready to fight Katie Taylor for the World Title should she beat Amanda Serrano
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  15. dannyboy147

    dannyboy147 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jun 2, 2010
    Benn is so full of it, people lap it up too. On the plus side he can’t do it forever going to get leveled out soon enough.
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