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.
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.
“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”.
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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.
“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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