Conor Benn seems undistracted and unfazed by Chris Eubank Jr’s latest antics, where he has been seen eating burgers, cakes and KFC, despite having to lose a significant amount of weight for his life. their war.
Talk to Charlie Parsons at Social boxingBenn suggested that Eubank’s tactics of trying to get ‘in his head’ didn’t work and suggested that Eubank was copying Billy Joe Saunders, whom he lost in 2014. The 26-year-old also hinted that that is to be expected. from the Eubank family, who have a history of being unorthodox outside of the ring.
“It makes no difference, expect nothing more. I’m sure the general public expected nothing less.
Even early in Eubank Jr’s career, Eubank Snr just stood there staring at his son in the corner. It’s just a strange dynamic.
I think maybe because Eubank Jr was beaten by Billy Joe [Saunders]Billy Joe had thought of it, so now Eubank is trying the same strategy. He’s just making himself look silly.”
Aside from Eubank Jr’s fast food publicity stunts, we’ve also seen Senior call the fight to a halt due to the ‘dangerous’ weight-cutting – Benn clearly thinks the contrasting actions are counterproductive:
“It has nothing to do with my game. He just makes himself look silly. Especially when his soon-to-be-debut dad says he’s worried about his son but he’s posting it. Overall, they’re just making themselves look silly.”
In contrast to Eubank, Conor Benn, like his father, does not consider himself the superstar he is promoted to, but someone who just wants to fight. He has lowered his profile, insisting that he enters the fighting game purely for fun and to take on any challenger.
“I’m not without superstars, I’m just a boxer who loves to entertain the public and fight with his heart on his sleeve.”
The fight takes place in London on October 8order on DAZN PPVbut there will be a lot of eyes on the day before when both men have to weigh in.