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‘I’ll Iron Him Out’: Conor Benn Fires Warning Shot to Rival

'I’ll Iron Him Out': Conor Benn Fires Warning Shot to Rival

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‘I’ll Iron Him Out’: Conor Benn Fires Warning Shot to Rival

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‘I’ll Iron Him Out’: Conor Benn Fires Warning Shot to Rival

On Saturday, February 3, Conor Benn (22-0, 14 KOs) returns to the ring against fellow unbeaten fighter Peter Dobson (16-0, 9 KOs) at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas. In preparation for that fight, “The Destroyer” sat down for an interview with Matchroom Boxing, and spoke about a number of situations, including his upcoming bout with Dobson.

Conor Benn Speaks on Peter Dobson Fight

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Benn Responds to Dobson

Benn began the interview and expressed his gratitude for the upcoming fight. He also spoke on his frustrations – regarding the breakdown of the Chris Eubank Jr. fight.

When moving on to Dobson, it was brought to Benn’s attention that his opponent said: “I’m going to ruin another Matchroom hype job.” Benn was dismissive of his comments. “The Destroyer” responded: “He can keep talking that talk, and it will do nothing but make me want to end the fight sooner than it will.” 

When asked about a potential stoppage victory, he said: “I mean, I’m coming for it early. When I see an opportunity, I take it, just who I am.

I’ll go in there, I’ll iron him out,” he said. 

Future Plans

After explaining the difficult time he’s had since testing positive for the banned PED clomifene in two separate VADA drug tests last year, Benn seems desperate to concentrate on the future and said regarding the welterweight division. “Any welterweight, not a concern for me.

When asked about a potential Devin Haney fight, Benn said: “Yeah, no problem, we can do that fight.” He added his respect for Bill (Haney) and Devin before saying: “If he wants to come up to 147, no problem.” Benn spoke about another fight he does want: “I’ve been calling for (Jaron) Ennis for time.” He refuted recent comments from the father of Ennis: “I’m a bigger name than Ennis.

When asked what he thinks will happen on February 3, Benn said without hesitation: “I’m going out there to make an example of him.

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