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By Keeran Rajan

We are taking a closer look at the man who has is carrying an enormous load on his shoulders and that weight is being the son of a British boxing legend. As Conor Benn prepares for his ninth professional engagement against Nathan Clarke this weekend in front of 21,000 at The Manchester Arena. We analyse how the journey has gone so far and what it possibly holds for the future.

‘The Dark Destroyer’ himself, Nigel Benn himself has voiced rave views on his sons progress arguing both his emotional and physical make up totally pales in direct comparison with what he possessed at the same early stages of their respective careers, furthermore Nigel even went as far as to tip him for greatness suggesting ‘Conor will be bigger than me someday’ …High praise indeed but there is still much to factor in before it even becomes conceivable that Conor could surpass Nigel’s legacy but much has been said of Conor, many expect the young undefeated welterweight who packs a big punch, to go straight to the top with his fan friendly aggression minded game plan, Conor exhibits the primal fighting style that always gets people out of their seats.

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