CONOR BENN will return to boxing this WEEKEND as the Brit faces Mexican Rodolfo Orozco in Florida.
MATCHROOM BOXINGConor Benn will take on Mexican Rodolfo Orozco on Saturday night[/caption]
Benn hasn’t fought since April 2022 when he beat Chris Van Heerden in Manchester.
The 26-year-old currently isn’t licensed to compete in the UK due to the ongoing and controversial doping saga.
The Brit holds a valid license from the Florida Athletic Commission, so he won’t be violating any rules to fight on Saturday night.
When is Conor Benn vs Rodolfo Orozco?
Conor Benn vs Rodolfo Orozco will take place on Saturday, September 23.The card is set to get underway at 1am BST/ 8pm ETThe main event is scheduled to begin at approximately 2.43am BST/ 9.43 ET.However, timings are subject to change depending on the length of the undercard fights.
What TV channel is Conor Benn vs Rodolfo Orozco on and can it be live streamed?
Conor Benn vs Rodolfo Orozco will be broadcast LIVE on DAZN.DAZN subscription holders can live stream all the action via the DAZN app/website.DAZN offer a monthly subscription for £9.99 which commits you to an entire year of action.Or, fans can pay an upfront fee of £99.99, and that will cover you for the whole year – plus it is the lowest cost option.DAZN also offer a flexible pass worth £19.99 a month which can be cancelled at any time.
Who’s on the card?
Here are all of the confirmed fights on the card:
Richardson Hitchins vs Jose Zepeda; Super lightweightAustin Williams vs Steve Rolls; MiddleweightJessica McCaskill vs Sandy Ryan; WBC, WBA and WBO women’s welterweight title unificationOrestes Velazquez vs Mohamed Soumaoro; Super lightweightKhalil Coe vs Kenmon Evans; Light heavyweightJeovanny Estella vs Luis Caraballo; Light middleweightJasmine Artega vs Haley Pasion; Women’s super flyweightRoberto Rivera Gomez vs Carlos Andre Dos Santos Rocha; FeatherweightConor Benn vs Rodolfo Orozco
What’s been said?
A delighted Benn said: “I am undefeated in the ring, and in spirit. A return on Saturday is a step closer to redemption.
“After that, I’m putting the 147-160 divisions on notice.
“You are looking at a determined man with a deep desire to beat them all.”
Promoter Eddie Hearn said: “Conor Benn is back and I’m looking forward to seeing him pick up where he left off.
“He’s ready to go straight in for a big fight now but his trainer Tony Sims will be pleased to get him back sooner against a game opponent in Rodolfo Orozco.
“Conor is looking unbelievable in the gym and I cannot wait to see him back in the ring where he belongs on what is a fantastic fight card in Florida.”