Roy Jones Jr. makes his expectation for Chris Eubank Jr. versus Conor Benn.
Apparently on paper that Chris Eubank Jr. enjoys the upper hand over Conor Benn heading into their all-English fight on Oct. 8 from the sold-out O2 Field in London.
Eubank is the more experienced contender, has been in greater battles, and Benn is hopping up two weight classes. Be that as it may, Eubank needs to drop three pounds for the 157-pound catchweight issue. That shouldn’t make any difference, as per Corridor of Acclaim fighter turned-coach Roy Jones Jr., who feels Eubank ought to put everything in order.
“I think Eubank wins the battle with no issue, yet there are a couple of things he [will] need to do to ensure he holds being under wraps,” Jones as of late told Fighthype. “Eubank is most likely more encountered, the greater and the better warrior, so the sum total of my viewpoints would be towards Eubank.
“However, there are a things that Conor could do to create some issues, and I’ve previously cautioned Chris of those things, so I think he’ll be fine.”
Jones was Eubank’s head mentor for his last two battles, wins against Wanik Awdijan and Liam Williams, separately. For the Benn battle, Jones won’t be in the corner. As Eubank told DAZN recently, his dad, Chris Eubank Sr., ought to be in his corner on battle night. Jones doesn’t feel insulted in light of the fact that he grasps the authentic meaning of Eubank Sr. furthermore, Nigel Benn being engaged with their children’s battle.
“If it was in my shoes and he asked me what he ought to do, I would’ve advised him to do exactly that,” Jones said. “Your dads are the explanation the battle is occurring, and having the dads there in the corners will make it much greater for everyone. So in the event that I was a fan, I would need to see Nigel in Conor’s corner and see Eubank Sr. in Chris’ corner.
“How could I need to put my own qualities over something greater than that? You understand what I mean? They’re battling a direct result of the dads. The dads are the explanation that the battle is even applicable. You feel me? I will step back and let the dads address any outstanding concerns since they are the explanation this battle is occurring. They wouldn’t be battling in any case if not for their dads. One is a welterweight, and one is a middleweight. There wouldn’t be no battle all if not for their dads.”