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  Granados Promises To Humble Benn

Adrian Granados says he will ďhumbleĒ Conor Benn when they collide for the WBA Continental Welterweight Title at the top of Fight Camp Week 1 in Brentwood, Essex on Saturday July 31, live worldwide on DAZN.

'Tigre', a 33-fight veteran who is no stranger to boxing's biggest platforms, has gone the distance with former two-time Welterweight World Champion Shawn Porter and former multi-division World Champion Adrien Broner in losing efforts Ė and the 31-year-old believes he is on another level to the opponents Benn has faced.

Benn produced dominant performances in his last two outings against Sebastian Formella and Samuel Vargas Ė leading to many in the sport labelling him as one of the new stars of the thriving 147lbs division Ė and Granados says that he will need to stop the 24-year-old Essex native if he is to come away with a victory.

ďI want to beat Conor Benn and get closer towards a World Title shot of my own," said Granados. ďIím not worried about whatever Conor Benn is saying. Heís saying heís going to stop me. Heís saying heís going to do this and do that. You know what? I donít talk, I just show up, and thatís what Iím going to do.

ďConfidence is good. Thatís what we all have. Iím a confident fighter. Iím confident in my abilities. I just donít talk the way he does. Some of the things he said about me, itís like, Ďalright boy youíre going to find out nowí. Donít be talking all that mess because youíre going to get humbled real quick.

ďIím not anybody else you ever fought. Heís making it seem like heís going to dismantle me, heís going to destroy me. Itís like bro, you ainít nobody. I didnít even know who he was until recently. Iíve got respect for the Benn name. I respect him because heís a Benn. Itís from his dad and what his dad has done.

ďIím going to have to stop him because Iím fighting Englandís new golden boy in England. Iíve got to stop him. I know everyone was impressed with his fight with Samuel Vargas but he just kind of jumped on Sammy and Sammy wasnít expecting all that. It was a great win for him, but Iím not Samuel Vargas.

ďI kind of see myself as a loveable loser because I just canít get a decision. I canít get a win at the big stage. I give hell to whoever I fight. Have they looked at my losses and think Iím the right fight to take? My career could look so much different if the right decisions were made in my fights. I know that Iím going to show the heart that Iíve got and the balls that Iíve got.

ďIíve asked questions of much better fighters than Conor Benn and Iím not coming to the U.K. to make up the numbers. This is a big opportunity for me against a fighter I know theyíre hyping to be the next big thing. Theyíve made a mistake in picking me. This is a big moment for me and Iím taking it.Ē
Benn vs. Granados tops a huge night of action as Fight Camp returns with a bang, WBA Featherweight World Champion Xu Can (18-2, 3 KOs) puts his Title on the line against Nottingham's Leigh Wood (24-2, 14 KOs), Tommy McCarthy (18-2, 9 KOs) and Chris Billam-Smith (12-1, 10 KOs) collide in a massive showdown for the European, British and Commonwealth Cruiserweight Titles, former World Title challenger Avni Yildirim (21-3, 12 KOs) aims to bounce back from his loss to pound-for-pound king Canelo Alvarez when he takes on ĎLittle Leverís Meat Cleaverí Jack Cullen (19-2-1, 9 KOs), Liverpool Super-Welterweight Anthony Fowler (14-1, 11 KOs) promises to build on his huge third-round knockout win over Jorge Fortea, Manchester Lightweight Campbell Hatton (2-0) continues his young journey in the pro ranks against Jakub Laskowski (4-4-1, 2 KOs) and former amateur star Sandy Ryan makes her highly-anticipated professional debut at Super-Lightweight against Kirstie Bavington (3-1-2, 2 KOs).



 

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