CONOR BENN takes on another seasoned veteran in Chris Algieri to end a fruitful 2021 in the welterweight division for The Destroyer.
Benn has already beaten Samuel Vargas and Adrian Granados this year, and will finish it by fighting longtime pro Algieri in Liverpool.
Conor Benn beat Adrian Granados on points back in September[/caption]
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One of Matchroom’s hottest prospects, Benn is hoping to secure a world title shot within the next 12-18 months, so is doing everything he can to prepare for when that moment comes.
Algieri will be hoping to roll back the years with a statement performance but will be in there with a young, hungry lion in Britain’s potential next big star Benn.
When is Conor Benn vs Chris Algieri?
- Conor Benn’s clash with Chris Algieri will take place on Saturday, December 11 in the UK.
- The fight will be held at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool.
- There will be a full capacity crowd in attendance at the event.
What channel is it and can it be live streamed?
- Benn vs Algieri will be shown live on DAZN in the UK.
- You can subscribe to streaming app DAZN for £7.99-a-month.
- The event is available for live streaming from the DAZN app, which you can download onto your mobile device, tablet or Smart TV.
Benn vs Algieri FULL CARD
- Conor Benn vs Chris Algieri (12 rounds – welterweight)
- Katie Taylor vs Firuza Sharipova (10 rounds – lightweight, WBC/WBO/IBF/WBA titles)
- Robbie Davies Jr vs Hank Lundy (10 rounds – super-lightweight)
- Karim Guerfi vs Jordan Gill (12 rounds – featherweight)
- Caoimhin Agyarko vs Noe Larios Jr (10 rounds – middleweight)
Further fights TBC.
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What have they said?
“Chris has done it all, a former world champion and exactly the opponent I need to gain experience from,” Benn said.
“We expect Algieri to bring his best, but I want him deep in the trenches with me, I want to use this opportunity to display my skills and ability against a quality fighter to prepare me and take another step closer to a world title.
“A former world champ vs. a very, very hungry contender, I can’t wait for December 11.”
Algieri added: “December 11 with be a masterclass with me utilising my deep bag of skills and experience.
“Benn is hungry and tough but this is a huge step up in class for him. I’m coming to show that it’s not his time yet. I still got the goods and the world will see it once again come fight night.”