Summer 2022
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Welterweight
21-0-0
27-3-3

The tape

25
Age
33
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

KO 2KO 4UD 10TKO 1UD 10
Form
UD 10TKO 7KO 1TKO 6UD 12
21
Wins
27
14
By KO
18
67
KO%
67
0
Losses
3
0
Stopped
2
0
Draws
3
2016
Debut
2011
84
Pro rounds
158

Current rankings @ Welterweight

9
The Ring
-
4
WBA
-
5
WBC
-
4
WBO
-
5
IBF
-

Conor Benn vs Maurice Hooker preview

When is Benn vs Hooker?

Conor Benn could face the challenge of Maurice Hooker in Summer 2022 in the United States.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

Benn vs Hooker stats

Conor Benn would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 21 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Maurice Hooker would make his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 3 loses and 3 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest that Benn and Hooker have similar power, both with a 67% knock out percentage.

Conor Benn is the younger man by 8 years, at 25 years old.

Hooker has a height advantage of 3 inches over Benn. This also extends to a 12-inch reach advantage.

Both Conor Benn & Maurice Hooker fight out of an orthodox stance.

Benn is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 4 year and 11 months later than Hooker, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 74 less professional rounds, 84 to Hooker's 158.

Conor Benn goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO, 5 by the IBF and 9 by the RING at welterweight.

Benn vs Hooker form

Benn remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Chris Van Heerden on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Chris Algieri on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside.

Going into that contest, he had beat Adrian Granados on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Headingley Rugby League Stadium, Yorkshire.

Before that, he had defeated Samuel Vargas on 10th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

He had won against Sebastian Formella on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Hooker has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Blair Cobbs on 6th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dickies Arena, Fort Worth, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Vergil Ortiz Jr on 20th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Dickies Arena, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Uriel Perez on 20th December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona.

Before that, he had lost to Jose Carlos Ramirez on 27th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Super Lightweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at College Park Center, Texas.

He had beat Mikkel LesPierre on 9th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Conor Benn has been fighting more than Maurice Hooker.

Conor Benn last fought 4 months ago, while Maurice Hooker's last outing was 10 days ago.

Benn's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.

Hooker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Benn vs Hooker?

Maurice Hooker is currently (+100) to win the contest outright, while you can get (+100) on Conor Benn if you fancy the incredible upset.

Conor Benn vs Maurice Hooker news

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