Similarly to his father, Conor is a man who looks to dictate the pace and look to force the man opposite him into exchanging the leather. This has ensured that Conor has continued to build his brand reeling off eight successive victories while also boasting an all important 75% knockout ratio. Of course, while it is plain to see the opposition he has faced are of subpar quality, its key to note his progress as a fighter since his debut. In the developmental stages of Conor’s career, we’ve seen him vastly improve several aspects of his game most notably his patience and ability to think in the midst of the storm have come into play. We have also seen him improve his punch selection, punch variety, footwork and his ability to be elusive.
Matchroom Boxing – Benn’s promoters currently hold one of the most exciting rosters of fighters in world boxing, they will play a key role in Conor’s progress as they continue to build his brand in terms of what they decide is his next move.
Whether they continue to bring him through the ranks gradually or if Conor is forced to endure an acid test sooner rather than later, which has been a common occurrence at Matchroom with notable mismatches inside the last year such as Brook vs Golovkin, Crolla vs Linares and Davies vs Taylor to name a few, have left Matchroom fighters seemingly out of their depth with a higher quality calibre of opponent than they were used to and ended up on the end of a one sided pummelling, this is a mistake that promoter Eddie Hearn should not look to replicate again, rushing a fighter into a fight where he is overmatched can be a mentally harrowing experience for the fighter on a personal level and it will stagnate his career which is still in its very early stages.