Conor Benn smashes Brandon Sanudo with second-round stoppage on his US debut

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CONOR BENN loved a powerful American debut as a second spherical physique shot to Mexican Brandon Sanudo took his unbeaten report to 10-Zero.

The Brit welterweight, 21, got here out sturdy from the opening bell and rocked Sanudo with an correct jab to instantly take management of the primary spherical.

 Conor Benn enjoyed an impressive American debut with victory over Mexican Brandon Sanudo

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Conor Benn loved a powerful American debut with victory over Mexican Brandon Sanudo

The second noticed Benn chase down his opponent and again him into the nook earlier than touchdown a devastating left hook to the physique, sending Sanudo to the canvas on the Nassau Coliseum, in Lengthy Island, New York.

Conor’s father, Nigel Benn, had 24 fights earlier than making his US debut.

Nevertheless, Conor has proven what nice progress he has made preventing within the States simply 18 months after turning professional.

He instructed Sky Sports activities: “I actually loved it and obtained some reception right here so it is only a nice expertise so early in my profession.

 A painful left hook to the body secured Benn a second round triumph in New York

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A painful left hook to the physique secured Benn a second spherical triumph in New York
 Sanudo was unable to lift himself from the canvas after being struck by the body blow

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Sanudo was unable to carry himself from the canvas after being struck by the physique blow

“To hit America and England is one thing particular. It is actually totally different.

“Right here the way in which they do issues is totally totally different and it’ll take some time to get used to it, however it’s early doorways and in relation to the time to battle right here – doubtlessly for titles – I’ll know what I am in for.


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“Combating in New York is character constructing and I’ve learnt quite a bit from it.”

Conor revealed his father, the world former middleweight champion, known as him earlier than his battle and instructed him to, “go on the market and do what you’ve obtained to do”.

Benn added: “When I speak to my dad it brings nothing but confidence, you know he’s done it – he’s conquered it and I plan on doing the same thing.”

Promoter Eddie Hearn his delighted with his youngster’s progress and he believes his latest victory is proof of how fast Benn is maturing.

He said: “It was a bit nerve-racking I was nervous for him.

 Conor Benn made quick work of Sanudo at the Nassau Coliseum

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Conor Benn made quick work of Sanudo at the Nassau Coliseum
 Conor Benn's record now stands at 10-0, with eight knockout victories

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Conor Benn’s record now stands at 10-0, with eight knockout victories
 The 21-year-old revealed his boxing legend father Nigel Benn had some inspiring words for him before his US bow

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The 21-year-old revealed his boxing legend father Nigel Benn had some inspiring words for him before his US bow

“Different environment, different kind of crowd, a really good performance, a composed performance – a mature performance from a young man who seems to be maturing very fast.

“Beautiful body punching, good variety – he took his time, he didn’t rush his work, a really really good performance.

“That’s 10 and 0 know for Conor Benn coming along at a lovely pace.”



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