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Chris Eubank Jr’s team opens the door to Conor Benn content in the next generation sensational battle after celebrity fathers duel

CHRIS EUBANK JR’S promoters have opened the door to a future blockbuster with Conor Benn in a next-generation sensational competition.

Eubank Jr’s father Chris fought Benn’s father Nigel twice during the 1990s in what is considered two of the greatest British tackles of all time.

Chris Eubank is on the verge of another world title after following in his father's footsteps

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Chris Eubank is on the verge of another world title after following in his father’s footstepsCredit: News Group Newspaper Ltd
Conor Benn set a perfect 20-0 record as he looked like he stepped out of his father Nigel's shadow

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Conor Benn set a perfect 20-0 record as he looked like he stepped out of his father Nigel’s shadowCredit: Richard Pelham / The Sun

Chris stopped Nigel in a 1990 WBO middleweight title match, before they faced each other in the center of the ring three years later in a unified encounter.

The WBC and WBO middleweight championships were tied, but the match ended in a draw.

And Eubank Jr’Team Sauerland supporters have taken to social media to claim that an exciting match between the boys WILL take place.

That’s even though middleweight star Eubank Jr competes in two weight classes over the undefeated in rival weight class Benn.

Eubank Jr hit 11 10 lbs for the October win over Wanik Awdijan, while Benn hit 10 4 lbs. for his destructive knockout win over Chris Algieri on Saturday.

Team Sauerland tweeted: “You know somewhere, some special night in the not-too-distant future Eubank v Benn next generation will happen.


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“And we’ll be happy to make that happen.”

So far, neither boxer has called the other out of a potential fight.

Eubank Jr currently preparing for his duel with Liam Williams on January 29, with the former knowing a win could land him a second world title.

Benn is having the best performance of his career against former world champion Algieri, whom he beat in the fourth round in Liverpool.

He called winner in Amir Khan vs Kell Brook in the task of improving the quality of competitors.

Speaking in his post-match interview with DAZN, he said: “This is not a test and every time I say this is not a test, it sounds arrogant but it is just confidence. .

Nigel Benn fought Chris Eubank twice in the 1990s in two British classics

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Nigel Benn fought Chris Eubank twice in the 1990s in two British classicsCredit: Getty

“I’m ranked top five (with two regulators) and I’m top five for a reason. Nobody does that to Algieri.”

Before adding: “2022, give me the Khan-Brook winner, I see them talking about it. I don’t call Brook because we’re friends but business is business. Whoever the winner is, I am. there will be them.

“If they don’t want to, we’ll fight [Adrien] Broner in America. If Broner doesn’t want to, I imagine my chances against [Yordenis] Ugas. “

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