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  • Writer's picturePaul Weir

"Exciting Details to be Unveiled: Chris Eubank Jr. and Conor Benn's Fight Date and Venue"

"The Highly Anticipated Showdown Between British Rivals: The Ongoing Saga of Chris Eubank Jr. vs. Conor Benn"

Originally slated for October 2022 at London's renowned O2 Arena, the hotly anticipated battle between these two British generational rivals took an unexpected turn in the final days leading up to the fight. Benn's testing positive twice for a prohibited substance led to the abrupt cancellation of the entire event.

In the aftermath, the 26-year-old boxer has been fervently fighting to clear his name, adamantly maintaining his innocence. The situation became entangled, with a provisional suspension imposed by the UK Anti-Doping Agency (UKAD) and the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC). However, this year saw the lifting of the suspension, allowing Benn to make his return to the ring in Florida.

While UKAD and the BBBofC have appealed this decision, Benn presently lacks a license to fight in the UK. Nevertheless, Eddie Hearn, the promoter, remains optimistic that any lingering issues can be resolved, ultimately paving the way for this much-anticipated bout to occur on home soil.

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