Shakur Stevenson Brands Devin Haney’s Father as “Helluva Business Man” After Recent Clip With Conor Benn Goes Viral

Published 02/04/2024, 2:08 AM EST

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Conor Benn had promised to “take your head clean off your shoulders” before the fight against Peter Dubson. But he didn’t quite do that! Instead, the fight went the distance, giving the Londoner a unanimous decision win. However, what happened after the fight between Benn and Bill Haney caught the attention of Shakur Stevenson!

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The father of Devin Haney is currently on a mission to secure an opponent for his son! One of the names that had people excited about Haney’s next fight is Ryan Garcia. However, papa Bill’s interaction with Benn during his post-fight press conference suggests that the Garcia fight might not be happening, prompting Stevenson to brand Bill a “Helluva Business Man” on X today!

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During the 3 February post-fight press conference, Bill interrupted the conference to tell Benn, “I want to come over here and tell you congratulations, and you know maybe we can do something.” Not minding the interruption, Benn stated, “You know I am keen for that fight,” referring to a prior callout from Bill for a fight between Haney and Benn.

Bill Haney further added, “Respect to you and your family. You guys are legends in the sport. Of course, it will be an honor and a pleasure if that time presents [for a fight].” Seeing the same unfold on X, Stevenson tweeted at the clip, claiming, “Hellavu business man gotta give dude his flowers.” Interestingly, while Bill is all cordial and polite with Benn, the same can not be said about his son!

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Brewing storm between Devin Haney and Benn

After Benn had promised and failed to deliver a knockout over Peter Dubson, an X user questioned, “Where Benn power go??” To this,  Haney wrote back something that might just have started their rivalry. “Left that shit n the needle,” referring to Benn’s drug controversy. Of course, the Brit found the tweet from the American and wasn’t exactly happy with it!

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He wrote back, “How is pillow fists talking about power. Who tf have you knocked out recently? Come feel my power then! Pu**y.” Despite all this unfolding on X today, there hasn’t been any official word of confirmation from either side. Meanwhile, the most potential opponents for Haney remain Ryan Garcia and Benn, Chris Eubank Jr.

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As Bill Haney swiftly tries to secure a fight for his son against Connor Benn, it leaves Shakur Stevenson praising the father and trainer for Devin Haney. However, only time will tell who Haney would end up fighting. Who do you want Haney to fight?

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Sudeep Sinha

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The first time boxing captured my attention, it was because of a line I heard in the film 'Rocky Balboa', a film surrounding boxing. The line went like this, "But it ain't about how hard ya hit. It's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.
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