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Conor Benn vs Jussi Koivula: Live results and discussion

Conor Benn returns in today’s main event from York Hall.

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Today at 2 pm ET from London’s famous York Hall, Conor Benn returns in the main event against Jussi Koivula, a 10-round welterweight bout.

Benn, 22, is an exciting, flawed, but ever-improving second generation fighter, the son of Nigel Benn. Today, he faces Koivula, a 35-year-old Finnish veteran who lost his last outing via 12-round decision on April 26 in France against Jody Weiss.

The British 154-pound title is also on the line today, as Ted Cheeseman looks to return from defeat in a European title bid in February, defending his belt against Kieron Conway. Cheeseman is the favorite in this one.

And in a 175-pound British title eliminator, Craig Richards faces Andre Sterling. The winner is in line for a shot at the belt held by Joshua Buatsi.

Full card (DAZN, 2:00 pm ET)

  • Conor Benn (14-0, 9 KO) vs Jussi Koivula (24-6-1, 9 KO), welterweights, 10 rounds
  • Otha Jones III (1-0, 0 KO) vs Michael Horabin (2-11, 0 KO), lightweights, 6 rounds
  • Ted Cheeseman (15-1, 9 KO) vs Kieron Conway (12-1, 3 KO), junior middleweights, 12 rounds
  • Craig Richards (14-1, 8 KO) vs Andre Sterling (10-0, 4 KO), light heavyweights, 12 rounds
  • Shannon Courtenay (2-0, 0 KO) vs Valerija Sepetovska (0-1, 0 KO), bantamweights, 6 rounds
  • Charles Frankham (1-0, 0 KO) vs Ilgvars Krauklis (1-4, 1 KO), super featherweights, 4 rounds

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