It's official. Benn vs Eubank October 8th in London

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  1. Scott Cork

    Scott Cork Well-Known Member Full Member

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  2. Koli55

    Koli55 Active Member Full Member

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    Americans won't most likely get it, but this is absolutely massive fight in the UK. Build up will be crazy.
     
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  3. SergioJ91

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    Their dad's will be involved which will add to the hype in the UK. Americans won't care as much though.
     
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  4. navigator

    navigator "Billy Graham? He's my man." Full Member

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    Not just so, but sadly so, because it's for all the wrong reasons.
     
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  5. lepinthehood

    lepinthehood When I'm drinking you leave me well alone Full Member

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  6. DaRealJT

    DaRealJT 32–0–1 Full Member

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    I don’t see how this is anything other than a complete mismatch. Benn’s only chance is to hope that the weight cut totally drains Eubank, otherwise he’s getting knocked out
     
  7. DaRealJT

    DaRealJT 32–0–1 Full Member

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    Apparently it’s not confirmed but the rumours are that it’s 156 lbs
     
  8. navigator

    navigator "Billy Graham? He's my man." Full Member

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    157, with a rehydration clause, so the word goes.


    No doubt that's exactly what they're calculating on.

    If it's a miscalculation, Benn/Hearn can boast that they dared to be great and resume at 147, likely with an even more inflated sense of his status, filthy PPV lucre safely pocketed.
     
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  9. exocet76

    exocet76 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I know it's a money fight and I understand the history. I was a huge Benn fan with that being said why isn't Eubank Jr fighting someone his own size with a pulse? His career has literally been smoke and mirrors and being in his 30's the time of actually doing something meaningful is surely nearing an end.
     
  10. drenlou

    drenlou Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Id rather See Benn lose his L at his own weight class tbh, but given the history between the fathers and now the sons it makes for an intriguing fight i guess.
     
  11. Tankatron

    Tankatron Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Who gives a flying frig what Americans think?

    It's a UK fight, involving UK fighters for UK fans and the UK boxing scene has delivered some absolutely cracking fights and this should be another.
     
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  12. Oddone

    Oddone Bermane Stiverne's life coach. Full Member

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    See post below...
     
  13. Skyver

    Skyver Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Cash grab pure and simple.he better hope he wins.it would dishonour the family name to lose to a green diminutive welterweight with the surname Benn.
     
  14. navigator

    navigator "Billy Graham? He's my man." Full Member

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    Win or lose, you can just hear it now,

    "'Oo are Vergil Ortiz and Jaron Ennis, anyway, Kugz? I've just been on a million-selling pay-per-view. They need to get on my level, I don't have to waste my time on these no-names when there's bigger and better options for me. If you want to get banged out, bring something to the table and I'll oblige ya, simple."

    Proceeds to box the Broner-Figueroa winner.
     
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  15. Themessiah

    Themessiah El Jefe Full Member

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    Benn always calls out these big names but only fights washed up pillow fisted fighters. Eddie will try his best to keep him away from top fighters as long as possible