Is this Conor Benn's toughest test so far? | Benn vs Samuel Vargas | Nelson & Macklin debate

Johnny Nelson & Matthew Macklin preview Saturday's fight between Conor Benn & Samuel Vargas.
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  1. peter montgomery

    peter montgomery3 päivää sitten

    Let’s get a Vargas on the record.Most semi casuals know there’s some Vargas about,could be one of them.They’ve seen Jessie etc.Easy to assume the guy he’s fighting is some monster at the tail end of his career rather than someone who’s been more of a contender status.

  2. Nicholas Ikwueme

    Nicholas Ikwueme3 päivää sitten

    You can see the love with father and son. Not like the ubanks

  3. S

    S3 päivää sitten

    Fighting Vargas proves nothing Vargas is a journey man who has been wiped out by anyone with talent such a pointless fight this stage in his career.

  4. Baz H

    Baz H4 päivää sitten

    Vargas has a good chance. Vargas needs to crowd Ben and turn it into a barn burner. If Ben swings and misses, Virgos could shoulder roll and knock Ben out with a right counter. Ben needs to work the jab, hammer the body and wear the old Varos down🖤✌

  5. Daniel Wileman

    Daniel Wileman4 päivää sitten

    I'm sorry, but I think Conor has been pushed too far, too quickly because of who he is. Vargas is a very dangerous, experienced fighter and is a couple of levels above. I see a KO for Vargas in around the 8th - 9th. I really hope I'm wrong about this, but Vargas is no bum 🤷‍♂️

  6. James Diaz

    James Diaz2 päivää sitten


  7. Joseph Mills

    Joseph Mills4 päivää sitten

    If he can't get past Vargas,he's found his level

  8. Stephen Rodgers

    Stephen Rodgers4 päivää sitten

    @Joseph mills exactly, Vargas is ranked lower than formella anyway so bit of a no entity fight anyway.yeah Vargas has got experience but he's lost each time he steps up.

  9. kusswitt miah

    kusswitt miah4 päivää sitten

    Lol man said Samuel L Vargas almost said Jackson 😂😂😂

  10. Snowy Richmond

    Snowy Richmond5 päivää sitten

    Where did Johnny get that picture of Jim McDonnell training a young Pablo Escobar?

  11. Bob Hannah

    Bob Hannah5 päivää sitten

    love him class

  12. Simple Life

    Simple Life5 päivää sitten

    Not many thought Connor would get to where he is now as a fighter. No he is not ready for the best but if he continues to develop the way he has been he will keep on surprising.

  13. Geoff Maltby

    Geoff Maltby5 päivää sitten

    All this lot need is some pom poms and skirts. The sky sports cheer leaders. Embarrassing

  14. Glossy

    Glossy5 päivää sitten

    Benn will destroy Vargas.

  15. Andreas Mengri

    Andreas Mengri5 päivää sitten

    Conor Benn should stop 🦆 ing Marku

  16. Andreas Mengri

    Andreas Mengri3 päivää sitten

    @jonny hull Beating good names past their prime is not a notable W for me. My opinion anyway.

  17. jonny hull

    jonny hull3 päivää sitten

    @Andreas Mengri you can't say cherry picked opposition m8 his last 2 time world title challenger and this nxt fighter also been in with world class fighters m8, Benn going after big names and Marku isn't a big name it's not even a risky fight, kell broke, Khan, Kelly, maybe evanisium, there the fights Benns going after m8, plus you have too see it from his point he's had 16 fights Marku had 7 it won't look good for him fighting Marku it's going backwards, but money talks you never know m8

  18. jonny hull

    jonny hull3 päivää sitten

    Marku isn't good m8 Ben's not ducking him why fight Marku he brings nothing to the table Ben will spank him inside 2rounds he's awfull that's why he's at domestic level m8 I respect ur opinion thou m8 👍

  19. Andreas Mengri

    Andreas Mengri3 päivää sitten

    @jonny hull Marku would be a good money fight for Benn when crowds are back and would be a good name to add to his resume but he will not fight him as it is too high risk for Benn who is a very protected fighter with cherry picked opponents.

  20. jonny hull

    jonny hull5 päivää sitten

    Why am I a casual I've boxed and been a boxing fan since aged 6 yrs old I'm now 41 it's called opinions m8 and also seen big fights live, nigel Benn, naz, eubank, haye, aj, really a casual fan 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  21. Hasan Javed

    Hasan Javed5 päivää sitten

    i believe connor by late stoppage

  22. mrkwxbenn 1966

    mrkwxbenn 19665 päivää sitten

    Johnny definitely punching above his weight. Lay that pipe.

  23. diond

    diond5 päivää sitten

    Matthew Macklin looks like a GTA character. Also, is he broadcasting from a church?

  24. luke bradley

    luke bradley5 päivää sitten

    Connor Benn needs to step up now and fight some big names cos it's just a joke now

  25. Snowy Richmond

    Snowy Richmond5 päivää sitten

    Whats a joke? I do not understand your comment at all......

  26. Jamie Skidmore

    Jamie Skidmore5 päivää sitten

    Benn will lose by stoppage in the same fashion as josh Kelly imo.. you can get 7/1 on vargas to win alone. The bookies do get it wrong sometimes and this is one of those times I think. Get on the ko in 1st 6rounds is my betting advice. Benn can come good but he needs to be more active imo his career seems all over the place with too many gaps. I think the step up is defo due but the timing and opponent are both wrong.

  27. Neville Littlejohns

    Neville Littlejohns2 päivää sitten


  28. Four-Twenty 420

    Four-Twenty 4205 päivää sitten

    Short answer: Yes

  29. Element_87

    Element_875 päivää sitten

    Macklin always looks like he's been slapped around the face with a used baby nappy

  30. Eamonn Cahill

    Eamonn Cahill5 päivää sitten

    50-50 FIGHT

  31. Jennifer Moore

    Jennifer Moore5 päivää sitten

    Conor bennnnnnnn boyyyyyyyy come on sonnnnnnnnnnn

  32. Philip Lewis

    Philip Lewis5 päivää sitten

    Hope Vargas wins this

  33. king Kong

    king Kong5 päivää sitten

    Loved Nigel Benn, loved his aggressive style loved the fact he'd fight anyone anywhere, Connor yet to show me the same confidence his dad had when he was fighting. Best of luck to Connor, if Vargas is smart he want engage in all out war better to use his experience lose by unanimous points rather than stoppage.

  34. Kev James

    Kev James5 päivää sitten

    Cool comment thanks for sharing.

  35. Zeiza Ze

    Zeiza Ze5 päivää sitten

    Sky Sports hating on Amir Khan as usual, 3 years ago Khan got slack by everyone for not putting Vargas away "Oh he shouldve put Vargas away if he wants to be World class fighter'' now all of a sudden Johnny Nelson and everyone else are saying '' Vargas is tough for anyone he will be Connors toughest challenge etc'', Boxing fans and Sky Sports commentators need to be consistent in what they say, Vargas is 3 years older with 4 losses, if Connor loses it's only fair he receives the same criticism if not more as Khan did, because atleast Khan won the fight, everyone talking as if he lost.

  36. Brian Harbut

    Brian Harbut5 päivää sitten

    Good comment 👍

  37. H Duncan

    H Duncan5 päivää sitten

    Weight division is important, so is good strong punches, fitness and skill blocks conor🍻

  38. 9 Matchroom slayer

    9 Matchroom slayer5 päivää sitten

    Hearn already on about Benn being ppv very soon 🤣

  39. andrew richards jr

    andrew richards jr5 päivää sitten

    I wish Conor all the best but this is a step up in class. Vargas is a very dangerous opponent for him.

  40. andrew richards jr

    andrew richards jr5 päivää sitten

    @Zeiza Ze spot on 🤜🏻🤛🏻 but I follow the game religiously I don’t believe in an expert opinion in boxing it’s a strange game where anything can happen. Vargas is tough opposition for anybody in that weight class I’ll be honest with you I backed Vargas to defeat Khan

  41. Zeiza Ze

    Zeiza Ze5 päivää sitten

    Andrew, Sky Sports hating on Amir Khan as usual, 3 years ago Khan got slack by everyone for not putting Vargas away "Oh he shouldve put Vargas away if he wants to be World class fighter'' now all of a sudden Johnny Nelson and everyone else are saying '' Vargas is tough for anyone he will be Connors toughest challenge etc'', Boxing fans and Sky Sports commentators need to be consistent in what they say, Vargas is 3 years older with 4 losses, if Connor loses it's only fair he receives the same criticism if not more as Khan did, because atleast Khan won the fight, everyone talking as if he lost.

  42. Super Dood

    Super Dood5 päivää sitten

    Vergil Ortiz Jr & Boots Ennis are the two best 147 prospects

  43. Steven Paul

    Steven Paul5 päivää sitten

    Matt looks like Dora the explorer with long hair

  44. James Olojo

    James Olojo5 päivää sitten

    All the best to Connor Benn but this is an appetizer to the main event.

  45. James Olojo

    James Olojo5 päivää sitten

    @Kev James it is but l am more looking to another fight on the bill. No disrespect to Connor Benn ( l hope he wins)

  46. Kev James

    Kev James5 päivää sitten

    I thought this was the main event?

  47. sterlihalla

    sterlihalla5 päivää sitten

    Conor is too raw for the battle tested Vargas. I think Benn can do it but not at welterweight! He is not strong at the weight. I have no idea why he moved up!

  48. Job Jib

    Job Jib5 päivää sitten

    Connor Benn living off his dad's name and while other boxers struggle this boy gets everything handed on a plate. He's not good enough and will be founded out soon enough

  49. Grant Holder

    Grant Holder3 päivää sitten

    He’s a good fighter can’t knock the kid.. doesn’t go off his dad at all or he would be shouting and asking his dad for help what he doesn’t do!! Good luck Connor do your thing!! 👊🏻

  50. Job Jib

    Job Jib5 päivää sitten

    @Groove Traxxx Gingerbreadman you S.T.F.U.....pum pum

  51. Groove Traxxx Gingerbreadman

    Groove Traxxx Gingerbreadman5 päivää sitten


  52. shahin mehrjo

    shahin mehrjo5 päivää sitten


  53. David Hewitt

    David Hewitt5 päivää sitten

    Macklin the quitter ffs do one

  54. Mikey D

    Mikey D5 päivää sitten

    I wouldn’t call that quitting. You almost heard his soul leave his body when he took that shot. Unable to continue is different to quitting David.

  55. David Hewitt

    David Hewitt5 päivää sitten


  56. Mikey D

    Mikey D5 päivää sitten

    Who did he quit against remind me!?

  57. HK

    HK6 päivää sitten

    Vergil Ortiz would tear Benn appart. I like Benn but he's got a long way to go till he's ready for the top dogs.

  58. BigV

    BigV5 päivää sitten

    He’s not ready for guys like Porter, Spence, Thurman, Garcia, Crawford, Pac Man, but hopefully he will rise to there level After this fight he should fight the winner of Brook v Khan.

  59. Abul Rahat

    Abul Rahat5 päivää sitten

    Vergil Ortiz is on another level

  60. smasher 1

    smasher 16 päivää sitten

    Only had sky for the boxing. Thus card perfect exsample why i got rid off it. No wonder most ppl stream. Women's boxing and and a c level main event. Give it a miss and start paying for sky again once the cards have any credibility. Can see better cards at local sports hall. Sooner dazn takes over the better. Will throw my money at them with a smile

  61. Rubric

    Rubric6 päivää sitten

    Vargas isnt that good if benn doesnt beat him he might aswell get a day job...

  62. Rubric

    Rubric2 päivää sitten


  63. Rubric

    Rubric5 päivää sitten

    @sterlihalla yes I'm not saying hes crap just that hes only won 2 of his last 6 fights and he past his best by about 5 yrs hes coming to the end of his career...

  64. sterlihalla

    sterlihalla5 päivää sitten

    I agree but hes tough and experienced.

  65. jake boiston

    jake boiston5 päivää sitten

    @Rubric you know absolutely nothing

  66. Rubric

    Rubric6 päivää sitten

    @JSM 26 I'm just joking 😁nothing serious here..

  67. Mark Davis

    Mark Davis6 päivää sitten

    Is this on ppv??

  68. Job Jib

    Job Jib5 päivää sitten

    @Mark Davis shut it batty-boy

  69. Job Jib

    Job Jib5 päivää sitten

    @jzem ggg you only can fight with a gun or on peds

  70. Mark Davis

    Mark Davis5 päivää sitten

    @Job Jib white boy bothers Wtf are you on about???

  71. jzem ggg

    jzem ggg5 päivää sitten

    @Job Jib white and proud son

  72. Job Jib

    Job Jib5 päivää sitten

    @Mark Davis you white boys brothers lol...puffs

  73. Grant James

    Grant James6 päivää sitten

    Why do people keep asking stupid questions it baffles me is this his hardest test that's quite obvious

  74. mcshane05

    mcshane056 päivää sitten

    No it's not vargas is well past it

  75. dave ashley

    dave ashley6 päivää sitten

    All the best off luck

  76. gman94

    gman946 päivää sitten

    Vergil ortiz is the best young prospect in boxing.

  77. Stephen Rodgers

    Stephen Rodgers4 tuntia sitten

    @Chelsea Dan I don't four it for a second tbh although I very much doubt I'll remember you saying anything next week let alone in 18 months🤔😂but he still isn't ANYWHERE NEAR the like if Spence jr or Davis. He probs will win a title but only minor or if one of those guys moves up, which is very likely.

  78. Chelsea Dan

    Chelsea Dan4 päivää sitten

    @Stephen Rodgers Watch this space by the end of 2022 your remember i said this and than and only than u have the right 2 feel stupid🤣🤣🤣

  79. Stephen Rodgers

    Stephen Rodgers4 päivää sitten

    @Chelsea Dan Your not seriously putting Connor Benn's in the same league as the likes of Garcia,Lopez and Davis! Cmon he a decent lad but he's nowhere near the elite level. Wouldn't fancy his chances against Ortiz or Ennis even Danny Garcia but he you want to talk about putting him in the same sentence as the lives of Lopez or Garcia he gonna have to fight some top 10 or even 20 ranked fighter at least!

  80. Zarbab Akram

    Zarbab Akram5 päivää sitten

    You don't know sh about boxing. Maurice hooker is a journeyman at best? Journeymen don't become world champions mate and they lose more fighters than they win. He's not elite or a top tier fighter but he's far from a journeyman. Get in the ring with him And I bet he will spank your ass

  81. Chelsea Dan

    Chelsea Dan5 päivää sitten

    @K J 💯 percent your crazy there is Tank Davis, Ryan Garcia, teofimo Lopez, and Shakur Stevenson are all better than him. Vergil only just made it past Maurice Hooker who is a journey man at best

  82. Kieran

    Kieran6 päivää sitten

    Though test but good test shame the card is piss poor but main event will be a good scrap

  83. Boxing Madness

    Boxing Madness6 päivää sitten

    No one cares

  84. Job Jib

    Job Jib5 päivää sitten

    Exactly lol

  85. George C

    George C6 päivää sitten

    You stole my comment, haha!

  86. Neo 1

    Neo 16 päivää sitten

    Sort of stupid question is that. Like asking are Ferrari's fast

  87. Kev James

    Kev James5 päivää sitten

    Poor analogy. Ferraris are only as fast as they are driven and fast itself is very subjective. Fast to you may not be fast to me.

  88. Deeen ch

    Deeen ch6 päivää sitten


  89. LJ Love

    LJ Love6 päivää sitten

    Surely sebastian formella was a tougher fight because he’s higher ranked

  90. Adam Dunnill

    Adam Dunnill5 päivää sitten

    @lee Frazer wtf you talking about 🤣 it’s such a dumb comment, and so is yours..

  91. Philip Lewis

    Philip Lewis5 päivää sitten

    😂😂😂😂😂 what a stupid comment that is

  92. lee Frazer

    lee Frazer6 päivää sitten

    Rankings never show the whole story these days, Though I do somewhat agree with you. Formella is still a hungry fighter, he pushed porter, whos a top world championship fighter. Conner absolutely destroyed him. Also Formella's record has a few undefeated contenders on who he had beaten. Vargas is shopworn, but he has also been in with highly ranked world championship fighters. He is more known to the casual fans, so it will help bring in the viewers. Plus Vargas is always dangerous, but I see him being stopped in the late rd rounds, either by his corner or the ref. Conners speed and intensity will be the pivotal factor here. But you are not exactly wrong.

  93. LJ Love

    LJ Love6 päivää sitten

    I know vargas has fought spence, khan and danny garcia but he lost every big fight he had

  94. CALISVN 111

    CALISVN 1116 päivää sitten


  95. Leemus White

    Leemus White6 päivää sitten

    Absolutely this will be Ben's hardest dangerous fight but I believe Ben can do it

  96. Stephen Rodgers

    Stephen Rodgers31 minuutti sitten

    @Leemus White Benn's best attribute is just like Nigel's was.. aggression not skill, nothing in the fight for khan so it wouldn't happen but if it did khan wins, to fast,to technical to good.khans got probs 2 fight left in him and neither one will be Benn though.

  97. Leemus White

    Leemus White55 minuuttia sitten

    @Stephen Rodgers Let's forget Khan he don't want no part of Ben and would also get stopped in 2 rounds, his irrelevant.

  98. Stephen Rodgers

    Stephen Rodgers3 tuntia sitten

    @Leemus White not Connor Benn, like I said, Vargas was a lower ranked past best(and never great Anyway) fighter. Sky doing the usual thing of Biggin up their fighters,when Khan beat Vargas it sky didn't say he'd beaten a tip class fighter and Vargas was fresher then, but Benn beats him(admittedly convincingly) and he's all of a sudden king of the world😂

  99. Leemus White

    Leemus White2 päivää sitten

    @Stephen Rodgers 😁😁😂😂😂 Who the daddy now

  100. Stephen Rodgers

    Stephen Rodgers4 päivää sitten

    @Zeiza Ze couldn't agree more, I remember watching the build up to the khan fight and sky made numerous comments about "don't get carried away seeing the Vargas name, it's not the much better Jessie Vargas,it's just Samuel" ,they almost mocked Samuel Vargas as an opponent but now all off a sudden he world class? He's 3 years older,2 losses later and coming of the back of a KO not to mention only just inside the top 100 ranking! Every time he's stepped up he's lost so let's be honest like you say,if Benn doesn't deal with him inside the first half of the fight he should get way more stick than Khan did for going the distance! Khan turned off for a sit second and got caught that's all, if Benn wants to step up from formella let's se him in with Ennis or even Garcia, I'm sure Garcia would fancy it coming of him loss to Spence and lower in the rankings,don't get me wrong Garcia would destroy him but if he wants to be a world champ!

  101. Robert Bragg

    Robert Bragg6 päivää sitten


  102. 98 JF

    98 JF6 päivää sitten

    Obviously it is? What kind of a question is that 😂