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Chris Jenkins vs Conor Benn preview
When is Jenkins vs Benn?
Chris Jenkins could face the challenge of Conor Benn in Autumn/Fall 2023 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 23 wins, 7 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 21 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Benn would have a massive power advantage over Jenkins, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Jenkins' 35%.
Chris Jenkins is the older man by 8 years, at 34 years old.
Jenkins has a height advantage of 1 inch over Benn. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Chris Jenkins & Conor Benn fight out of an orthodox stance.
Jenkins is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 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 103 more professional rounds, 187 to Benn's 84.
Conor Benn is currently ranked number 6 by the WBC in the 147lb division.
Jenkins vs Benn form
Chris Jenkins has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Cyrus Pattinson on 18th March 2023 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Utilita Arena, Newcastle, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Tyrone McKenna on 6th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The SSE Arena, Belfast.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Florian Marku on 2nd April 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear.
Before that, he had beat Julius Indongo on 5th February 2022 by points in the 8th round at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff.
He had been beaten by Ekow Essuman on 24th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their CBC Commonwealth Welterweight and BBBOC British Welterweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London.
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.
In terms of recent activity, Chris Jenkins has been fighting more than Conor Benn.
Chris Jenkins last fought 2 months and 16 days ago, while Conor Benn's last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 18 days ago.
Jenkins' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
Benn's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
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