Benn inks new Matchroom deal

Rising 147-pounder Conor Bennhas signed a new multi-fight deal with Matchroom Boxing.

The marketable Benn (19-0, 12 KOs) was last seen outpointing Adrian Granados in Leeds earlier this month.

“I am extremely excited to extend my professional relationship with Matchroom Boxing,” said Benn. “Matchroom believed in me from the start, they gave me an amazing opportunity and have supported me to grow as a professional fighter, now with the backing of a global streaming platform in DAZN we have made huge plans to be involved in big fights, headlining major events across the globe and making progressive moves towards achieving my goal of being a world champion in the near future.”

Promoter Eddie Hearn added: “I’m delighted to sign a new multi-fight promotional deal with Conor Benn. I’ve witnessed first hand how hard this young man has worked and he now sits as a major player in British boxing. He next fight will be in December and an announcement on this will be made soon.”

Main image: Mark Robinson/Matchroom Boxing.