Release date and time, price and where fans can buy them ahead of British boxing showdown at O2 Arena

Release date and time, price and where fans can buy them ahead of British boxing showdown at O2 Arena

By Joe Brophy

Conor Benn and Chris Eubank Jr will finally settle one of British boxing’s biggest feuds in a catchweight fight later this year.

The sons of boxing legends Chris Eubank Sr and Nigel Benn are set to reignite an historic family rivalry that captivated England during the 1990s.

Eubank Jr vs Benn fight is being billed as ‘born rivals’

Benn and Eubank Sr faced off twice before the new millennium with Eubank winning their first bout to claim the WBO middleweight title in 1990 before a thrilling draw three years later.

Now their sons will follow in their footsteps in one of the most highly-anticipated fights of 2022.

Benn vs Eubank Jr tickets: Price and sale date

It is yet to be confirmed when tickets for this fight will go on sale.

Benn vs Eubank Jr tickets are likely to be available on Ticketmaster, which often has ticketing options for the O2 Arena in London, upon release.

Prices for the event are also yet to announced.


‘The Destroyer’ Benn remains unbeaten in his career with 21 straight wins

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‘The Destroyer’ Benn remains unbeaten in his career with 21 straight wins

Benn vs Eubank Jr: Date and start time

The 12-round welterweightclash is set to be held onSaturday, October 8.

The card will get going at 5pm on the night with

Benn vs Eubank Jr expected from 9:30pm.

talkSPORT will bring you all the latest news and action throughout fight week too.

Nigel Benn and Chris Eubank trade blows back in their 1993 classic

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Nigel Benn and Chris Eubank trade blows back in their 1993 classic

Benn vs Eubank Jr: What’s been said?

Eubank Jr: “I grew up watching their legendary battles and always wanting to emulate that, and find my own arch nemesis… could this now be Conor Benn? We will find out.

“He has walked the same path as I have. I know his struggle. Living in the shadow of a legend and trying to break out of that shadow and make his own name. If he can beat me, his name will be made, and he will never walk in his father’s shadow again.”

Benn said: “This fight is for the legacy and was an opportunity I felt I couldn’t pass up.”

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