Welterweight Samuel Vargas (31-6-2, 14 KOs) has promised to make Conor Benn (17-0, 11 KOs) pay for his “wild” errors and says the 24-year-old doesn’t have the expertise to take care of him once they meet over twelve rounds for the WBA Continental title this Saturday on Sky Sports activities within the UK and on DAZN within the US.
Vargas is well-known on UK shores having floored former world champion Amir Khan earlier than dropping on factors in a hard-fought battle in September 2018, and the Canadian-Colombian warrior isn’t any stranger to elite-level opposition after sharing the ring with quite a few high quality operators akin to Errol Spence and Danny Garcia.
“I’ve taken this battle very critically,” mentioned Vargas. “I had an incredible coaching camp and I labored my ass off. I’m actually centered, and I can’t wait to get in there. That is skilled boxing. Everyone seems to be a menace. Everybody. Particularly at this degree.
“He’s a powerful younger fighter. He’s going to return on robust. He seems to be bodily match the entire time. He appears very wild and makes errors that he has to pay for. We’ll meet within the centre of the ring and we’ll discover out what he’s about. I’m anticipating him to return to conflict and that’s what I’m ready for.
“I don’t care what he thinks. They’ve hopes for him over right here, I assume. I don’t see it personally. If he’s underestimating me, then the higher it’s for me. I anticipate a whole lot of followers to tune in and watch the battle. It’s going to be a hell of a present. I’m going to deliver the warmth. He’s going to do no matter he’s capable of do.
“Final time I used to be right here within the UK I got here near closing the present however then I didn’t have sufficient time left within the spherical. This time I’m going to deliver the identical power and end the job. I’m going to provide Conor a proper hand from hell. It could imply rather a lot to me to win this.
“That’s a part of the plan, taking him into the trenches. We’ve received to interrupt him down and take his soul. We’re going to interrupt him down little by little. He doesn’t have the expertise to deal with that. He’s received to have the identical power that he has within the first spherical within the ninth and tenth. We’ll see about that.”