Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Benn vs Kongo?
Conor Benn could face Chris Kongo in Summer 2021 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be contested 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 Kongo stats
Conor Benn would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Chris Kongo would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 12 wins and 0 draws, with 7 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Benn would have a slight advantage in power over Kongo, with a 65% knock out percentage over Kongo's 58%.
Conor Benn is the younger man by 4 years, at 24 years old.
Kongo has a height advantage of 4 inches over Benn.
Both Conor Benn & Chris Kongo fight out of an orthodox stance.
Benn is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 3 months earlier than Kongo, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 24 more professional rounds, 67 to Kongo's 43.
Conor Benn goes into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBA at welterweight.
Chris Kongo is currently ranked number 13 by the WBO in the 147lb division.
Benn vs Kongo form
Benn remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Sebastian Formella on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Steve Jamoye on 26th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jussi Koivula on 21st June 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at York Hall, London.
Before that, he had beat Josef Zahradnik on 20th April 2019 by points in the 8th round at O2 Arena, London.
He had defeated Cedrick Peynaud on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
Kongo remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Luther Clay on 22nd August 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Fernando Valencia on 20th April 2019 by points in the 6th round at Lee Valley Leisure Complex, Athletics Centre, London.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Adam Grabiec on 29th September 2018 by points in the 6th round at York Hall, London.
Before that, he had beat Arvydas Trizno on 30th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at York Hall, London.
He had won against Serge Ambomo on 24th March 2018 by points in the 6th round at O2 Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, Conor Benn has been fighting more than Chris Kongo.
Conor Benn last fought 3 months and 6 days ago, while Chris Kongo's last outing was 6 months and 5 days ago.
Benn's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 30 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
Kongo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Benn vs Kongo?
Chris Kongo is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Conor Benn if you fancy the incredible upset.