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Amir Khan vs Conor Benn preview
When is Khan vs Benn?
Amir Khan could potentially square off against Conor Benn in Autumn/Fall 2023 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).
Khan vs Benn stats
Amir Khan would step into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 21 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 slight advantage in power over Khan, with a 67% knock out percentage over Khan's 62%.
Amir Khan is the older man by 10 years, at 36 years old.
Khan has a height advantage of 1 inch over Benn. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Amir Khan & Conor Benn fight out of an orthodox stance.
Khan is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 10 years and 8 months earlier than Benn, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 154 more professional rounds, 238 to Benn's 84.
Conor Benn is currently ranked number 7 by the WBC and 8 by the RING in the 147lb division.
Khan vs Benn form
Khan has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Kell Brook on 19th February 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Billy Dib on 12th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Terence Crawford on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Before that, he had beat Samuel Vargas on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
He had won against Phil Lo Greco on 21st April 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Benn remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Chris Van Heerden on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Chris Algieri on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside.
Going into that contest, he had defeated 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 defeated Sebastian Formella on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, Conor Benn has been fighting more than Amir Khan.
Amir Khan last fought 1 year, 1 month and 9 days ago, while Conor Benn's last outing was 11 months and 12 days ago.
Khan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
Benn's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 20 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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