Via Sam Volz: Chris Eubank Jr played Conor Benn as a jerk during Friday’s kick-off press conference, telling him he intended to be “a father figure” in the build-up to the battle. their October 8 at the O2 Arena in London.
Heavyweight Benn (21-0, 14 KOs) looked agitated the entire time Eubank Jr (32-2, 23 KOs) spoke to the audience. One could say that Eubank Jr made a sensation when he said that he would “Teach him a lesson” At night.
When Eubank Jr offered some free advice to Benn, the Essex-born player looked ready to move on.
Conor began to fidget uncontrollably and could not sit still Eubank Jr calmly, in an educated manner, told him what would happen on October 8.
Benn clearly doesn’t like being given advice from Eubank Jr, as he’s used to taking it easy with promoter Eddie Hearn feeding him a steady stream of older boxers before their prime. .
“His father is not here today and my father is not here today, but I will become his father’s role model Chris Eubank Jr said during Friday’s kick-off press conference with Conor Benn.
“I’m just saying, I’m going to be your father figure in this fight. I will drop you off at school, walk you through the door and let you sit in class,” Eubank Jr continued about his intentions for Benn.
“I will stick with you and teach you every lesson you need to learn. That’s how I see this fight play out. If you want to ask me if I have any advice for him, my advice to Conor is to look for partners that will make you really hurt for the next eight weeks.
“It’s the best shot you have because October 8, the pain you will go through. If you don’t hit the ** kick in the gym, then it will be too much of a shock to your system when I wear it for you at night.
“So invite some tough guys in your training camp for this fight, please. That way we can make it a more competitive event on October 8,” said Eubank Jr.