BREAKING: Conor Benn Claims Sensational Round 1 TKO Win Over Samuel Vargas

Published 04/10/2021, 5:30 PM EDT
Boxing – Conor Benn v Samuel Vargas – WBA Continental Welterweight Title – The SSE Arena, London, Britain – April 10, 2021 Conor Benn before the fight Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge


The main event headlined by Conor Benn and Samuel Vargas stayed true to its hype. The favorite in this fight, Conor Benn, scored an exhilarating T/KO win over his experienced opponent. In the main event, he battered the latter with slick punches and ended the bout within the first three minutes.

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Right from the beginning, ‘The Destroyer’ showcased his exuberant class and prolific in-ring IQ. He began the fight with a few jabs, but later, he cut the distance to land his colossal power shots on Vargas.

This was the toughest fight for the young welterweight prospect, and he certainly fought the fight he was supposed to. With this, Benn defended his WBA continental welterweight title yet again and proved his class.

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Boxing – Conor Benn v Samuel Vargas – WBA Continental Welterweight Title – The SSE Arena, London, Britain – April 10, 2021 Conor Benn reacts during the fight against Samuel Vargas Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

Moreover, he made a cosmic statement in the stacked welterweight roster with this win. Given his astonishing prowess and crushing power, Benn has unquestionably cemented himself as a sturdy prospect in the welterweight division now.

Prior to this bout, Benn had a certain amount of pressure on himself, as he was eager to prove his worth. Many underestimated him in this fight, but ‘The Destroyer’ shut his naysayers with a clinical performance tonight.

Benn put sheer hard work going into this fight, and he definitely showed it in the ring against his highly experienced opponent.

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Conor Benn – the upcoming welterweight hotshot

After an exemplary win in this fight, ‘The Destroyer’ improved his pro-boxing record to a whopping 18 wins with 0 losses. He struck every boxing fans’ eye with this win and proved his ability to make spontaneous transitions in a fight. Now, Benn is undeniably a changed fighter and he will look to evolve even more.

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It was extremely vital for the 24-year-old to win this bout, so as to put himself in a picture with bigwigs of the division. Now that he’s added another sublime win to his name, Benn will truly look forward to facing some resilient talents at the 147-pound weight class.

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On a scale of 1-10, how will you rate Conor Benn for his performance against Samuel Vargas?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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