‘THE DESTROYER’ CONOR BENN DEFENDS HIS WBA CONTINENTAL WELTERWEIGHT TITLE AGAINST CHRIS VAN HEERDEN THIS SATURDAY, LIVE ON DAZN

Flawless welterweight CONOR BENN is back in the ring this weekend, taking on former IBO welterweight champion CHRIS VAN HEERDEN live on DAZN from the Manchester Arena. BENN will be looking to keep the momentum going after a blistering 2021, beating Chris Algieri, Adrián Granados and Samuel Vargas convincingly to notch a perfect 20-0 record with world titles in sight. VAN HEERDEN will be looking to return to winning ways, having suffered a no contest last time out against Jaron Ennis after an accidental head clash. The popular South African will catapult himself into world title contention with a win against Conor Benn, looking to become a two-time world champion and set up some big welterweight clashes.

SATURDAY, APRIL 16

MAIN CARD: 7:00 p.m. BST / 2:00 p.m. ET

HOW TO FOLLOW ALONG

PRESS CONFERENCE – THURSDAY, APRIL 14: The press conference will take place at 1:00 p.m. BST / 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, April 14. You can watch the event live or on demand on DAZN’s YouTube channel HERE.

WEIGH-IN – FRIDAY, APRIL 15: The weigh-in will take place at 1:00 p.m. BST / 8:00 a.m. ET Friday, April 15. You can watch the event live or on demand on DAZN’s YouTube channel HERE.     

FIGHT NIGHT – SATURDAY, APRIL 16: The main card will begin at 7:00 p.m. BST / 2:00 p.m. ET. Watch the fight exclusively on DAZN worldwide. Visit DAZN.com to sign-up and download the app on any internet-connected device, smart TV, streaming stick, or games console.     

THE DAZN BOXING SHOW: Don’t miss The DAZN Boxing Show all this week, the best boxing show available to fight fanatics around the world. Tony Bellew and Ade Oladipo are delivering a packed schedule of content to keep fans up to date for this Saturday’s Conor Benn vs Chris Van Heerden fight night.

You can also find the shows best bits by subscribing to the DAZN Boxing YouTube channel, the home of all things boxing.  

CONOR BENN EXCLUSIVE: Live on DAZN right now, ahead of his fight with Chris Van Heerden in Manchester, rising Welterweight star Conor Benn outlines his plans for the future, his world title ambitions in one of the hottest divisions in boxing, and why he’s not looking past this week’s challenge from the South African.

CONOR BENN – OFF THE CUFF: In this latest instalment of ‘Off the Cuff’, Conor Benn reveals all about his career and life so far, revealing the difficulties of growing up with the Benn family name, how he came to boxing late and why he refused to let being born ‘with a silver spoon’ make him become soft in a brutal combat sport.

IN THE RING – BENN VS. VAN HEERDEN: DAZN experts break down how the Welterweight clash between rising star Conor Benn and his former IBO welterweight champion Chris van Heerden will be won and lost in the ring. Don’t miss the latest episode of ‘In the Ring’ live now on DAZN.

CONOR BENN – GYM MATES: Welterweight star Conor Benn reveals all about his fellow fighters at the Sims gym mates, spilling the beans on who’s the funniest, best dresser and best dancer among his training group. Watch now live on DAZN.

CAMPBELL HATTON INTERVIEW: Campbell Hatton sits down to talk about his career so far, his ambitions for the future and what it’s like to grow up as Ricky Hatton’s son, ahead of his fight this week in Manchester on the undercard of Benn-Van Heerden.

ONE TO WATCH – CHRIS BILLAM-SMITH: DAZN presenter Ade Oladipo takes a closer look at Chris Billam-Smith, as the rising British star looks to continue his rise through the ranks this weekend when he faces rival Tommy McCarthy in a rematch of their epic encounter, which the Englishman won by split decision last summer. Watch right now on DAZN.

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