Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Benn vs Marku?
Conor Benn could face Florian Marku in Summer 2022 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Benn vs Marku 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.
Florian Marku would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 11 wins and 1 draw, with 7 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Benn would have a slight advantage in power over Marku, with a 67% knock out percentage over Marku's 64%.
Conor Benn is the younger man by 4 years, at 25 years old.
Marku has a height advantage of 1 inch over Benn.
Conor Benn fights out of the orthodox stance, while Florian Marku is a southpaw.
Benn is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Marku, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He has fought 25 more professional rounds, 84 to Marku's 59.
Conor Benn goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 5 by the IBF and 9 by the RING at welterweight.
Florian Marku is currently ranked number 13 by the IBF in the 147lb division.
Benn vs Marku form
Benn remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Chris Van Heerden on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated 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 won against Samuel Vargas on 10th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
He had beat Sebastian Formella on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Marku remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Chris Jenkins on 2nd April 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jorick Luisetto on 20th November 2021 by points in the 8th round at Wembley Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Maxim Prodan on 25th September 2021 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London.
Before that, he had defeated Rylan Charlton on 20th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Hehad drawn with Jamie Stewart on 12th December 2020 by points in the 8th round at Wembley Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, Florian Marku has been fighting more than Conor Benn.
Conor Benn last fought 1 month and 8 days ago, while Florian Marku's last outing was 1 month and 22 days ago.
Benn's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
Marku's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Benn vs Marku?
Florian Marku is currently (+100) to win the contest outright, while you can get (+100) on Conor Benn if you fancy the incredible upset.