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‘He’s Like a Punching Bag’: Rival Fighter Slams Ability of Conor Benn

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‘He’s Like a Punching Bag’: Rival Fighter Slams Ability of Conor Benn

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‘He’s Like a Punching Bag’: Rival Fighter Slams Ability of Conor Benn

On Saturday, February 3, Conor Benn (22-0, 14 KOs) will clash with American opponent Peter Dobson (16-0, 9 KOs) live on DAZN in a junior middleweight clash. As we get closer to fight night, Dobson has spoken to Michelle Joy Phelps at Boxing Social on his upcoming fight with “The Destroyer” and what he thinks about his opponent.

Conor Benn Slammed by Rival

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Dobson Talks Upcoming Fight With Conor Benn

When asked about the face-off with Benn and the comments from the British fighter about Dobson shaking and seeming scared, he said: “I didn’t take him seriously.

The American spoke about the potential gains from beating Benn: “I feel like it’s a told-you-so moment, but I’m gonna have bigger fights after this.” He added: “Now the world gets to see how good I am.”

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Dobson was also asked about the ability of Benn – and the Bronx native didn’t hold back: “He gets hit a lot. He’s like a punching bag.” He continued: “He doesn’t really have good defence.

The 16-0 fighter American also touched on his back story to where he is now and described it as a Cinderella story.

Michelle Joy Phelps asked Dobson about his boxing style, and he said: “I’m a boxer-puncher.” As the interview drew to a close, the Bronx resident revealed his prediction for Saturday’s main event: “I wanna knock him out, to be honest. I’m a very accurate puncher, so I feel like I am probably going to stop him.

Benn vs. Dobson Fight Card

  • Conor Benn vs. Peter Dobson, 12 rounds, junior middleweight
  • Austin Williams vs. Connor Coyle, 12 rounds, middleweights
  • Johnny Fisher vs. Dmytro Bezus, 10 rounds, heavyweights
  • Khalil Coe vs. Gerardo Osuna, 8 rounds, light heavyweights
  • George Liddard vs. Andrew Buchanan, 6 rounds, middleweights
  • Jimmy Sains vs. Ahmed Swedy, 4 rounds, middleweights

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