Conor Benn is unfazed by Chris Eubank Sr’s threats to drag his son, Chris Eubank Jr, out of their struggle on October 8.
There was an enormous quantity of pleasure and anticipation across the upcoming Benn vs Eubank Jr struggle, as the 2 males proceed the legacy of their fathers, who had an epic duo of fights in 1990 and 1993 respectively.
This all, nevertheless, virtually got here crashing down earlier this week when Eubank Sr claimed that he could be pulling his son out of the struggle as a result of well being considerations round getting right down to the 157lb catchweight, 3lbs lower than Eubank Jr’s regular combating weight.
This brought on a frenzy amongst followers and the boxing media, however now Benn has come out to make it clear that the struggle goes forward and that Eubank Sr doesn’t have the facility to drag his son out of the bout.
“The press and social pages have blown this out of proportion to what Eubank Sr was saying actually,” Benn mentioned whereas talking on his Twitter account via Spaces.
“Principally, what occurred was Senior has simply gone on a rant saying ‘157lbs, it’s not wholesome for my son, you must pull him out of the struggle, I’ll pay the penalty’ and simply occurring about it.
“It was a difficulty on their aspect. It’s a miscommunication on their aspect. Clearly Senior has no involvement in his son’s profession, so I don’t assume he might be there within the nook on the evening, which is what he was saying on the cellphone.
“So, it does depart me baffled as to who’s in Junior’s nook, if it’s Roy Jones or Senior. It’s all only a mess.
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“All I know is that I’ve got a strong united front my end. Me and my team are united and we’re all on one mission which is getting the victory October 8th.
“I can’t say it was taken out of context, he did say he was going to take legal action to stop the fight and all of that but it’s completely irrelevant.
“The fight is on,” Benn continued. “The fight was always happening.
“I didn’t take into any consideration what Senior was saying because at the end of the day it means nothing.
“He wasn’t the one who signed the contract and I don’t believe he’s Junior’s manager or anything, so as far as I’m concerned the fight’s on.”