Postponed Eubank Jr. vs. Benn

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Finally, the fight between Conor Benn and Chris Eubank Jr. is postponed, without a specific date. after what the first tested positive for clomiphene in a Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) test. Matchroom has made a statement through its social networks announcing that the clash will not be held this Saturday, October 8 in London.

Eddie Hearn, promoter of Matchroom, has tried by all means to hold the fight, but the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBoC) prohibited the celebration of the event due to the positive. From Matchroom, they express that they do not agree with the decision of the BBBoC, but they have finally accepted the sentence.

Conor Benn has made a statement on his social networks saying that “he is really devastated not to be able to do the fight on Saturday” and apologizes to all the people who have been affected. “I’m still shocked and very surprised by all this, it’s been a rough few days,” Benn shares in a post where he has disabled comments. “My team and I will consider the following options, including rescheduling the fight, but my main goal is to clear my name because i am a clean athlete”, he expresses.

Mary Romero will not have her fight either

With the postponement of the evening, Nor will we be able to see Mary Romero defending her European super bantamweight title against Englishwoman Ellie Scotney. “I have prepared hard, it has been a summer, of a lot of training and a lot of suffering”, explains Mary Romero on her Instagram account, “it makes me very angry, I have a host of feelings because this is difficult”. The Murcian comes from defending her title for the second time against the Italian Maria Cecchi, whom she won by unanimous decision in Milan in May.

They have not yet set a specific date for the celebration of the evening, and the controversy has surrounded the meeting. The boxers are already preparing to return to their countries and to wait for them to announce a date for the fights.

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