Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Jenkins vs Benn?
Chris Jenkinscould face the challenge of Conor Benn in Summer 2021 in London.
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).
Jenkins vs Benn stats
Chris Jenkins would step into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and 3 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Conor Benn would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 0 draws, with 11 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Benn would have a large advantage in power over Jenkins, boosting at 65% knock out percentage over Jenkins' 36%.
Chris Jenkins is the older man by 8 years, at 32 years old.
Jenkins has a height advantage of 1 inch over Benn.
Both Chris Jenkins & Conor Benn fight out of an orthodox stance.
Jenkins is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 years and 1 month earlier than Benn, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 81 more professional rounds, 148 to Benn's 67.
Conor Benn is currently ranked number 11 by the WBA in the 147lb division.
Jenkins vs Benn form
Chris Jenkins has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he drew Liam Taylor on 30th November 2019 by technical draw in their 12 round contest in their BBBOC British Welterweight championship fight at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Paddy Gallagher on 3rd August 2019 by technical decision in their CBC Commonwealth Welterweight championship fight at Marquee, Falls Park, Northern Ireland.
Going into that contest, he had won against Johnny Garton on 8th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Welterweight championship fight at Royal Albert Hall, London.
Before that, he had beat Edvinas Puplauskas on 2nd February 2019 by points in the 6th round at The Neon, Wales.
He had drawn with Darragh Foley on 24th August 2018 by technical draw at Emirates Arena, Scotland.
Benn remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 defeated Josef Zahradnik on 20th April 2019 by points in the 8th round at O2 Arena, London.
He had beat Cedrick Peynaud on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, Chris Jenkins has been fighting more than Conor Benn.
Chris Jenkins last fought 1 year, 1 month and 27 days ago, while Conor Benn's last outing was 2 months and 5 days ago.
Jenkins' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
Benn's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.