• Sat, Apr 16, 2022
Conor Benn vs. Chris van Heerden

 Note

Arena, date and time can change.

On Saturday, April 16 at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, United Kingdom Conor «The Destroyer» Benn will meet Chris «The Heat» Van Heerden for WBA Continental title in a 12-round welterweight bout.

Conor Benn
Conor Benn
The Destroyer
Chris van Heerden
Chris van Heerden
The Heat
Country United KingdomUnited Kingdom
Essex, United Kingdom
South AfricaSouth Africa
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Age 25 years 34 years
Pro 6 years 15 years
Height 5′ 8″ (173 cm) 5′ 9″ (175 cm)
Reach - 72″ (183 cm)
Division welterweight
(147 lbs / 66,68 kg)
welterweight
(147 lbs / 66,68 kg)
Stance

orthodox

southpaw
Titles
WBA Continental
-
Record 20 - 0 - 0
(13 KOs)
28 - 2 - 1
(12 KOs)
KOs 65% 42%
Inactive 126 days 483 days
Advant.
Conor Benn won by technical knockout (TKO) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, April 16 at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom.

On which TV channel or streaming service can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Conor Benn versus Chris van Heerden?

  • DAZN

Benn vs. Van Heerden Full Fight Highlights

Benn vs. Van Heerden Fight Promo

Who fights on Saturday, April 16?
Fight card subject to change.

Division Fighter #1 Fighter #2 Notes
welterweight (147 lbs)Conor Benn
(20 - 0 - 0)
Chris van Heerden
(28 - 2 - 1)
For WBA Continental tit.
cruiserweight (200 lbs)Chris Billam-Smith
(14 - 1 - 0)
Tommy McCarthy
(18 - 3 - 0)
For EBU European Commonwealth tit.
super featherweight (130 lbs)Alycia Baumgardner
(11 - 1 - 0)
Edith Soledad Matthysse
(17 - 11 - 1)
For WBC World Female, IBO World Female tit.
cruiserweight (200 lbs)Jordan Thompson
(12 - 0 - 0)
Mariano Angel Gudino
(14 - 5 - 0)
welterweight (147 lbs)Cyrus Pattinson
(3 - 0 - 0)
Alexey Tukhtarov
(5 - 28 - 6)
light heavyweight (175 lbs)Thomas Whittaker Hart
(6 - 0 - 0)
Ben Ridings
(5 - 1 - 0)
lightweight (135 lbs)Campbell Hatton
(6 - 0 - 0)
Lee Glover
(11 - 9 - 0)
super lightweight (140 lbs)Luke Evans
(11 - 0 - 0)
Miguel Cesario Antin
(19 - 10 - 0)
super middleweight (168 lbs)Jack Cullen
(20 - 3 - 1)
Vladimir Belujsky
(12 - 3 - 1)
super welterweight (154 lbs)James Metcalf
(21 - 2 - 0)
Evgenii Vazem
(9 - 26 - 0)
Conor «The Destroyer» Benn

Conor «The Destroyer» Benn

Conor Benn is a British boxer.
As a professional athlete, Benn has been performing for 6 years and remains unbeaten.

Conor was born in Essex, United Kingdom, on September 28, 1996.
He currently resides in Ilford, Essex, United Kingdom.

Last fight

The last fight of Conor Benn took place on December 11, 2021 against Chris AlgieriChris Algieri.
Benn won by knockout (KO).

Conor Benn vs. Chris Algieri 

Conor Benn's last fight

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 20
  • Wins: 20
  • Wins by KO: 13
  • Wins by dec: 7
  • Losses: 0
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Conor Benn have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-04-16 Chris van Heerden
(28 - 2 - 1)
Win
TKO
WBA Continental Welterweight
2021-12-11 Chris Algieri
(25 - 3 - 0)
Win
KO
WBA Continental Welterweight
2021-09-04 Adrian Granados
(21 - 8 - 3)
Win
UD
WBA Continental Welterweight
2021-04-10 Samuel Vargas
(31 - 6 - 2)
Win
TKO
WBA Continental Welterweight
2020-11-21 Sebastian Formella
(22 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
WBA Continental Welterweight
2019-10-26 Steve Jamoye
(26 - 7 - 2)
Win
TKO
WBA Continental Welterweight
2019-06-21 Jussi Koivula
(24 - 6 - 1)
Win
TKO
WBA Continental Welterweight
2019-04-20 Josef Zahradnik
(10 - 2 - 0)
Win
PTS
2018-07-28 Cedrick Peynaud
(6 - 5 - 3)
Win
UD
WBA Continental Welterweight (vacant)
2018-04-21 Chris Truman
(13 - 8 - 2)
Win
TKO
2017-12-13 Cedrick Peynaud
(5 - 4 - 3)
Win
PTS
2017-11-11 Brando Sanudo
(8 - 5 - 0)
Win
KO
2017-10-07 Nathan Clarke
(5 - 1 - 1)
Win
TKO
2017-09-01 Kane Baker
(4 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
2017-07-01 Mike Cole
(4 - 0 - 1)
Win
TKO
2016-12-10 Steven Backhouse
(1 - 4 - 1)
Win
TKO
2016-09-24 Ross Jameson
(1 - 1 - 0)
Win
PTS
2016-09-10 Joe Ducker
(0 - 1 - 1)
Win
KO
2016-06-25 Lukas Radic
(3 - 6 - 1)
Win
KO
2016-05-28 Luke Keleher
(2 - 4 - 1)
Win
PTS
2016-04-09 Ivaylo Boyanov
(2 - 3 - 1)
Win
TKO

All Conor Benn's losses

Conor Benn remains unbeaten as a professional.

Conor «The Destroyer» Benn Highlights

Chris «The Heat» Van Heerden

Chris «The Heat» Van Heerden

Chris van Heerden is a South African boxer.
As a professional athlete, Van Heerden has been performing for 15 years.

Chris was born in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, on June 19, 1987.
He currently resides in Santa Monica, California, USA.

Last fight

The last fight of Chris van Heerden took place on December 19, 2020 against Jaron EnnisJaron Ennis.
Van Heerden’s bout was ruled a no contest.

Chris van Heerden vs. Jaron Ennis 

Chris van Heerden's last fight

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 32
  • Wins: 28
  • Wins by KO: 12
  • Wins by dec: 16
  • Losses: 2
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by dec: 1
  • Draws: 1
  • No contests: 1

Professional career

How many fights did Chris van Heerden have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-04-16 Conor Benn
(20 - 0 - 0)
Loss
TKO
WBA Continental Welterweight Title
2020-12-19 Jaron Ennis
(26 - 0 - 0)
No contest
ND
vacant IBO World Welterweight Title
2019-08-17 Aslanbek Kozaev
(33 - 2 - 1)
Win
UD
2019-03-23 Mahonri Montes
(35 - 8 - 1)
Win
TD
2018-04-27 Timo Schwarzkopf
(18 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
2016-10-22 Sacky Shikukutu
(22 - 3 - 1)
Win
UD
vacant WBA Pan African Welterweight Title
2016-04-16 Steve Claggett
(23 - 3 - 1)
Win
MD
2015-09-11 Errol Spence Jr
(17 - 0 - 0)
Loss
TKO
2015-05-13 Ramon Ayala
(23 - 3 - 1)
Win
RTD
2015-01-09 Cecil McCalla
(20 - 0 - 0)
Win
SD
vacant IBF International Welterweight Title
2014-04-16 Ray Narh
(26 - 4 - 0)
Win
SD
2014-02-06 Cosme Rivera Yocupicio
(35 - 17 - 3)
Win
RTD
2013-03-02 Matthew Hatton
(43 - 6 - 2)
Win
UD
IBO World Welterweight Title
2012-06-16 Sebastian Andres Lujan
(39 - 6 - 2)
Win
UD
IBO World Welterweight Title
2011-09-24 Kaizer Mabuza
(23 - 7 - 3)
Win
UD
vacant IBO World Welterweight Title
2011-06-04 Bongani Mwelase
(14 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
2011-01-29 Boitshepo Mandawe
(10 - 1 - 0)
Win
SD
South African Welterweight Title
2010-05-29 Nikola Stevanovic
(20 - 1 - 1)
Loss
SD
IBF Inter-Continental Super Welterweight Title
2009-11-13 Venance Mponji
(15 - 12 - 2)
Win
KO
2009-07-10 Boitshepo Mandawe
(9 - 0 - 0)
Win
UD
South African Welterweight Title
2009-03-27 Welcome Ntshingila
(16 - 8 - 3)
Win
UD
South African Welterweight Title
2008-12-05 Page Tshesane
(12 - 2 - 2)
Win
RTD
African Boxing Union Welterweight Title
vacant South African Welterweight Title
2008-07-25 Hassan Saku
(9 - 5 - 0)
Win
TKO
African Boxing Union Welterweight Title
2008-02-22 Msizi Qwabe
(2 - 3 - 0)
Win
UD
2007-12-14 Page Tshesane
(8 - 2 - 1)
Draw
MD
2007-09-21 Mpho Tshiambara
(6 - 11 - 0)
Win
TKO
2007-08-31 George Mapalakane
(5 - 3 - 1)
Win
TKO
2007-04-20 Luntu Kosana
(2 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO
2007-02-23 John Mokgotsa
(4 - 4 - 0)
Win
KO
2007-02-02 Moses Mbowane
(3 - 10 - 1)
Win
TKO
2006-12-08 Keketso Mathaba
(1 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
2006-10-27 Rodney Nepfumbada
(0 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
2006-09-06 Lucky Mavimbela
(debut)
Win
TKO

All Chris van Heerden's losses

Who all beat Chris van Heerden?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-04-16 Conor Benn
(20 - 0 - 0)
Loss
TKO
WBA Continental Welterweight Title
2015-09-11 Errol Spence Jr
(17 - 0 - 0)
Loss
TKO
2010-05-29 Nikola Stevanovic
(20 - 1 - 1)
Loss
SD
IBF Inter-Continental Super Welterweight Title

Chris «The Heat» Van Heerden Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Benn to win: 1/7
  • Van Heerden to win: 5/1
  • Draw: 23/1

Prediction

Sergey Loktev
Who will win: Benn or Van Heerden?

Benn and Van Heerden are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the boxers will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Conor Benn will win by technical knockout.

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