The two men will meet for the first time later today in New York at approximately 6.30pm UK/Irish time which is 10.30am PT in the US, 1.30pm ET. Gennady Golovkin and Kell Brook come face-to-face for the first time today at a press conference in New York, and fight fans can watch live on YouTube below. Golovkin puts his WBA,…
Conor Benn To Fight On Golovkin-Brook Bill
The undefeated prospect and son of boxing great Nigel Benn has landed himself a slot on the upcoming Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin show – as well as the upcoming Anthony Crolla bill.
Conor Benn will be back in action in September when he appears on two huge World title unification bills – Gennady Golovkin vs. Kell Brook at The O2 in London on September 10 and Anthony Crolla vs. Jorge Linares at the Manchester Arena on September 24.
Benn has made an impressive start to life in the paid ranks, making his debut at The O2 in April with a first round KO and added a second first round win in June at the same venue after going the four round distance with Luke Keleher in Glasgow in May.
The 19 year old’s appearances on Brook and Crolla’s special nights will make it five blockbuster World title nights that Benn has appeared on, but the son of British being legend Nigel insists he’s not looking at fighting for titles himself but concentrating on learning his craft:
“It’s brilliant being on these huge shows but I’m not complacent. I know I have a lot to learn and a lot of improving to do. I want to have four more fights before the end of the year and then seven in 2017 – after that, I’ll be ready to start challenging for titles.”
“I’m learning every day in the gym and being on the big shows and seeing how these top fighters like Anthony Joshua, Ricky Burns, Kell Brook and Anthony Crolla go about their business is invaluable to me.”