Conor Benn vs Chris Eubank Jr IS ‘on’ as date and venue emerge regardless of Eddie Hearn denial | Boxing | Sport

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Conor Benn vs Chris Eubank Jr is reportedly being focused for October 8 on the O2 Enviornment, London in a catchweight bout. A deal to safe the scintillating showdown between the sons of British boxing legends and former rivals, Nigel Benn and Chris Eubank Sr, is rumoured to be near completion with the ultimate particulars being ironed out earlier than contracts are signed.In keeping with the Every day Star, the 2 sons will meet at a catchweight restrict of 11st 2lb (156lb) which is between the light-middleweight and middleweight weight courses. The agreed restrict shall be utterly international to each males with Benn having by no means fought above welterweight (10st 7lb) and Eubank Jr competing no decrease than middleweight (11st 6lb) through the course of his profession.These stories come simply days after Benn and promoter Eddie Hearn had shut down claims {that a} struggle between ‘The Destroyer’ and ‘Subsequent Gen’ had been sealed.“No, not that I’m conscious of,” Benn informed iFL TV when requested whether or not he was combating Eubank Jr subsequent. “I swear I noticed one thing that mentioned they have been adamant I used to be combating Mikey Garcia, the place did they pull that one from? It’s good although as a result of they preserve my title of their mouths.”Eubank Jr and Benn’s fathers competed in two epic battles again in 1990 and 1993. Eubank Snr received the primary conflict on the Nationwide Exhibition Centre, Birmingham earlier than the rematch led to a draw. Now, their sons have the chance to finish the trilogy at some point wanting the twenty ninth anniversary of their father’s rematch which happened on October 9 in 1993 at Previous Trafford, Manchester.

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