LIVE THREAD RBR: Conor Benn vs Sebastian Formella, plus full undercard (SKY SPORTS)

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Chalky, Nov 21, 2020.

  1. UKboxingfan

    UKboxingfan Well-Known Member Full Member

    Nov 28, 2018
    Punches like a featherweight.
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  2. velagod

    velagod Well-Known Member Full Member

    Oct 20, 2012
    hes so open, also I noticed early on that every time formella threw a straight right benn would dip to formella’s left every time.

    If some threw a faint right and slammed in a left hook you could put benn on his arse.
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  3. lefthook82

    lefthook82 Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 1, 2009
    Can Benn be a star with all those ugly tats
  4. Jurgen

    Jurgen Pay Per Pudding Advisor Full Member

    Sep 30, 2016
    Matt Macklin -'I think he is ready to fight for a British Title'

    Fook me 4 years and 16 fights as a pro - it should have been in the bag a long time ago.

    Pudding Chisora was scheduled to fight Wlad after 13 fights for a World Title.
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  5. Arnie

    Arnie Well-Known Member Full Member

    Mar 17, 2008
    Really good performance by Benn, Have to give massive credit to Tony Simms on Benns development
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  6. Twentyman

    Twentyman John Fury’s nut sack.... Full Member

    Apr 20, 2016
    That really was a very impressive performance from Benn, offensively. The jab, the variety and lateral movement was really very very good. Not sure how much he’s improved defensively because he didn’t respect the lads power at all. I’ve been a big critic of him but well done to him tonight.
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  7. Chalky

    Chalky Member Full Member

    Jul 18, 2016
    Fantastic learning fight for Conor, he will be thankful for this down the road.
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  8. PaddyGarcia

    PaddyGarcia Trivial Annoyance Gold Medalist Full Member

    Feb 13, 2014
    Fair play to Benn, that’s a legit win. He did well. Good body work. His defence is trash. And he’ll be totally undone when he fights someone who can pressure him. But he did well here. Kelly ruins him.

    As for earlier on the card, that Lartey KO looked remarkably suspect.
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  9. CutThroatFade

    CutThroatFade Rangers FC Full Member

    May 25, 2015
    All of a sudden the Josh Kelly fight looks a lot more even on paper but Benn’s lack of power is a concern. If we’re going to be over critical we can say he leaves himself open far too much but I was really impressed by his body shots, his jab and handspeed generally.
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  10. PatCash

    PatCash Member Full Member

    Aug 9, 2019
    They're ominously brexit tattoos
  11. CutThroatFade

    CutThroatFade Rangers FC Full Member

    May 25, 2015
    I’m more baffled as to why he didn’t get some coverage on his chin when he got that beard transplant.

    But yeah he’s got sponsorship with Reebok so I’m sure he’s still considered marketable notwithstanding the tats.
  12. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 25, 2012
  13. MD2013

    MD2013 Member Full Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    Benn seems to be carried away with himself in this interview.
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  14. Accurate

    Accurate Jump back, wanna kiss myself! Full Member

    May 3, 2018
    I would like Conor a lot more if he acted like what he is, a nice silverspoon kid from Australia.
  15. lefthook82

    lefthook82 Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 1, 2009
    Former world champion. Ok then...