Conor Benn says Danny Garcia or Mikey is his Plan B if no Broner fights in March or April


Through Allan Fox: Welterweight contender Conor Benn says he wants Danny Garcia or Mikey Garcia if his promoter Eddie Hearn doesn’t schedule a fight with Adrien Broner for March or April.

Hearn is very excited about Conor Benn’s potential early in his professional career. The son of the famous former world champion Nigel benn, Conor has heavy hands like his father, but not the speed, size, power, or inner play of the hands.

Conor isn’t nearly the same type of talent as Nigel, but that doesn’t matter. With the correct matchmaking made for him by Hearn, he looks like a good counterfeit version.

Still, Conor can hit, and he has a lot of potential, as long as he continues to develop. That much, Benn is a rough diamond and needs a long time to improve before he knows if he’s going to be a superstar in the true sense of the word.

Benn = Anthony Joshua’s replacement

Hearn already calls Benn a star, but he does mean in terms of the money he makes. Benn is like an oil well Hearn has fallen on, and he faithfully pumps money like Anthony Joshua did at the start of his career.

With Joshua’s career now on the verge of crumbling, Hearn is in desperate need of a replacement, and he might have found his man in Conor Benn.

For now, Benn (20-0, 10 KOs) leaves it up to Hearn to organize the fight with the former four-division world champion Broner (34-4-1, 24 KOs), and he hopes that the fight will be done.

With Broner, 32, he can retire from the fight, especially if he feels Hearn needs him as Benn’s opponent. Benn wants Danny Garcia or Mikey if a match can’t be arranged with the Faded Broner.

Danny Garcia the best option for Benn

Hard-hitting Danny (36-3, 21 KOs) showed more ability at 147 than Mikey, so this would be the best choice for Benn if he cares about what the boxing public would say about the fight.

Choosing Mikey, 33, right now would be a mistake as he just lost to Sandor Martin, and he looked equally poor in his previous two 147 fights against Jessie Vargas and Errol Spence Jr.

Mikey has been shown to be totally unequipped to fight at 147, and it seems to some he’s only focused on paydays at this point in his career.

Benn doesn’t need this type of opponent. He needs a quality fighter like Danny Garcia who tests him and shows fans that he’s genuine and not the product of some bogus hype that many think he is.

In order for Benn, 25, to be taken seriously by boxing fans, he has to shake up his image of himself exclusively in the face of old, semi-retirees. Benn’s last opponent was boxing commentator Chris Algieri, who is no longer a relevant fighter at 38, and already out of the sport.

Hearn thought it was a great idea to face Benn against Algieri, but it was picked up by discerning fans as a used car salesman offered by the UK promotion.

Hearn’s skillful moves related to the match-making he did for Benn have become evident to boxing, who can see through the smokescreen and his snake oil salesman speech.

Benn tells Danny Garcia and Mikey his plan B

“Most definitely at the O2 Arena, Benn-Broner,” Conor Benn told IFL TV when asked to confirm whether he will fight Adrien Broner in March or April.

Adrien Broner Conor Benn

“Otherwise [Broner], Danny Garcia, Mikey Garcia, I would love these fights. Great champions, I respect them both. I love both of these fights, ”Benn said.

“But listen, whatever I want. I’ll leave it to my team to sort something out. I like [Yordenis] Ugas is fighting. Obviously Ugas is fighting his proxy [Eimantas Stanionis]. Hopefully he gets away with it. I would love to have a chance to win this title, ”said Benn.

One wonders if Benn’s chin can take on the big left hooks Danny Garcia is known for, which is why it’s hard to imagine Hearn making any real effort to have him as a Plan-B option if he does. can’t get Broner okay.

If Hearn is to sign Broner, he will have to pay him a lot, and it might not be worth it. The credibility that Hearn thinks Benn will gain by beating Broner’s shell will not be worth it.

Boxing fans familiar with Broner understand he’s passed the stage and hasn’t shown any motivation for the sport since 2012. What’s left of Broner is a physical wreck, a guy who looks much older than his chronological age. 32 years old.

Conor is ready to fight for a world title now

“I would then go to the world title” Benn said when told that Eddie Hearn thinks he needs two more learning fights before he’s ready to fight for a world title.

“Eddie is not at the gym with me and Tony [Sims] see what I’m doing on a daily basis, ”Benn said. “The ONLY reason I speak Broner in March or April don’t I want to wait because obviously he is [Ugas] defend his world title.

“You’ve got March, which is open for a fight date for me,” Benn said. “I am well ranked in all governing bodies. We are talking about Jaron Ennis and Rashidi Ellis.

“These are world title fights. David Avanesyan, these are world title fights. I will fight them all for a world title, Vergil Ortiz, fighting for the world title. Avanesyan was made compulsory to fight Vergil Ortiz. If he takes this, I don’t know. We’ll just wait and see, ”Benn said.

Hearn won’t let Benn challenge a world title against WBA welterweight champion Yordenis Ugas as it would be a move of sheer incompetence if he throws him in there with the talented Cuban.

Cuban Ugas, 35, may be the weakest link among the champions at 147, but he’s much stronger technically than Benn.

It would be easy enough for Ugas and his trainer to dissect Benn’s fighting style, find his weakness, and develop a simple game plan to defeat him.

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