British Boxing Board of Control secretary Robert Smith has responded to Conor Benn over his tweets directed at the organisation, and stated the board simply wanted answers from the young star.
Benn tweeted last week that the BBBoC would be hearing from his lawyers after Smith said publicly that they had not received the same level of information as the WBC regarding ‘The Destroyer’s two failed VADA tests last year.
Speaking to Pro Boxing Fans, Smith seemed to be relatively nonplussed about Benn’s social media antics.
“I was sent his tweets from my son, but that’s up to him what he does. I’m not overly concerned, to be honest with you.”
“We just want the investigation out of the way, we need some answers, we haven’t got any yet – but I’m sure we will do.”
Benn came under criticism last week due to Smith’s comments, where he stated that a UKAD investigation into his case had stalled due to a “lack of cooperation” from the 25 year old and his team
Promoter Eddie Hearn admitted he and team Benn would be “making a move” towards getting the welterweight back in the ring, fuelling speculation fans could see him back in action this spring.
Benn’s future has been up in the air since news broke of the adverse findings in his VADA tests, and he currently does not hold a British Boxing Board of Control license after making the decision not to renew it in the aftermath of the drugs scandal.