Conor Benn has turned his consideration to fights towards former unified champions Jose Ramirez and Keith Thurman after British boxing legends Kell Brook and Amir Khan lately introduced their respective retirements.
Benn has been hoping to safe an enormous home battle towards Brook or Khan however was unable to persuade both man to return to the ring following their long-awaited and eagerly anticipated grudge match in February.
In his final battle, Benn KO’d Chris Algieri to increase his report to 20-0Mark Robinson/Matchroom
The 25-year-old is now anticipated to face former WBO and WBC light-welterweight champion Ramirez on July 9 on the O2 Enviornment.
Benn is assured he’ll deal with Ramirez earlier than transferring on to face Thurman, who beforehand held the WBA welterweight title from 2015 to 2019, and the WBC title from 2017 to 2018.
“, [Jose] Ramirez, Keith Thurman – all of them names I would like,” Benn instructed talkSPORT Struggle Evening.
“It’s a disgrace that there’s nothing on the road for the Ramirez battle contemplating his final battle was for the undisputed, unification.
“I’m assured in my potential to beat all of them.”
Benn insists he has nothing however respect for Brook and Khan, in addition to their determination to name it a profession reasonably than face him.
“I used to be the one battle there for them each in the event that they did wanna battle,” he mentioned.
Brook and Khan settle their beef within the ring earlier than strolling away from the sportGetty Benn is on the lookout for huge fights in 2022Mark Robinson/Matchroom
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“Folks saying they’re ducking me; they’re not ducking me. Perhaps they don’t wanna battle me, yeah, however they’re not ducking me.
“I’m not gonna go round and declare, ‘Oh yeah, they’re ducking me.’ It’s nothing like that. However would they wanna battle me now? They’ve all the things to lose and probably not a lot to realize.
“They’ve achieved all the things they’ve needed to realize within the sport of boxing, all the things a younger fighter can dream of reaching. Hear, I take my hat off to them. They’re the perfect of their period by way of British welterweight boxing.”
The son of British boxing icon, Nigel, seems to be getting ready to changing into a celebrity regardless of having subsequent to no novice boxing expertise.
Benn has managed to amass a 20-0 skilled report that features spectacular wins over Sebastian Formella, Samuel Vargas, Adrián Granados, and Chris Algieri.
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