Conor Benn is a British professional boxer who has been making headlines in the boxing world with his impressive performances in the ring. Born on September 28, 1996, in Brentwood, Essex, England, Benn is the son of former two-weight world champion Nigel Benn.
Benn had a successful amateur career, with over 20 fights under his belt. He turned professional in 2016 and has since been making a name for himself in the boxing world.
One of Benn’s most notable fights came in April 2021 when he faced off against former WBA welterweight champion Sebastian Formella. The fight was highly anticipated, with both fighters having impressive records. Benn dominated the fight and secured a unanimous decision victory, solidifying his position as a rising star in the boxing world.
Benn is currently trained by Tony Sims, a renowned boxing trainer who has worked with other notable fighters like Dillian Whyte and Ricky Burns. His promoter is Matchroom Boxing, one of the leading boxing promoters in the world.
In terms of accolades, Benn has won the WBA Continental welterweight title and the WBC International welterweight title. He is also ranked as one of the top welterweight boxers in the world.
Off the ring, Benn is known for his close relationship with his father Nigel Benn, who has played an important role in his boxing career. Benn is also a father himself and often shares pictures and updates of his family life on social media.
However, Benn has not been without controversy. In 2018, he was criticized for making comments about fellow boxer Amir Khan’s personal life, which many deemed disrespectful. However, Benn has since apologized for his comments and moved forward with his career.
Benn’s next fight is highly anticipated, and fans are eager to see what the young boxer will accomplish next. With his impressive skills and determination in the ring, it is clear that Conor Benn has a bright future ahead of him in the boxing world.