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Conor Benn vs. Chris van Heerden: Date, fight time, TV channel and live stream

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Conor Benn continues his attempt to earn a world title fight later this year in his first fight of 2022.

His most recent bout came against former world champion Chris Algieri last December, when the 25-year-old Briton secured a knockout victory.

Next up is the experienced Chris van Heerden, with the South African a stiff test, but nonetheless one Benn will expect to get past if he wants to maintain his momentum.

Van Heerden has 28 wins and two defeats, and his last fight came against Jaron Ennis in December 2020.

Here's everything you need to know ahead of Benn vs. Van Heerden.

Benn vs. Van Heerden fight date, start time

  • Date: Saturday, April 16   
  • Time: 2:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. GMT
  • Main event ringwalks (approx): 5:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 p.m. GMT

The main card is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. GMT with the main event ringwalks scheduled for 5:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 p.m. GMT. These timings are subject to change due to the length of the undercard bouts. 

Can I watch Benn vs. Van Heerden on DAZN?

The card will stream live on DAZN in over 200 countries across the globe. You can sign up for a subscription here. However if you are in Argentina, Chile and Colombia you must download the DAZN app from the Apple App Store or Android Google Play store and then sign up from there, rather than via web browser.

Conor Benn vs. Chris van Heerden will be available on Saturday, April 16, with a DAZN subscription in over 200 countries. Click here for more information.

What devices are supported on DAZN?

DAZN is available on web browsers at DAZN.com (except Argentina, Chile and Colombia) and also has apps available for all of the following TV and streaming devices:

Mobile Devices TV & Streaming Devices Game Consoles
iPhone, iPad Amazon Fire TV Playstation 4
Android phones, tables Amazon Fire TV Stick Playstation 5
Amazon Fire tablet Android TV XBox One
  Apple TV XBox Series X | S
  Google Chromecast  
  LG Smart TV, Smartcast  
  Panasonic Smart TV  
  Samsung Smart TV  
  Sony Smart TV  

Where else can I watch the fight?

Live look-ins covering the end of fight cards will be available exclusively on Buzzer, the mobile platform that provides short-form access to live sports . This will include major moments (KOs, knockdowns, highlight reel exchanges, etc.) as well as post-fight comments from the stars themselves. For more information and to download the app, please click  here

NOTE: Buzzer is currently available only to fight fans in the United States.

Where is the Benn vs. Van Heerden fight?

The fight takes place at the Manchester Arena, England.

Conor Benn record and bio

  • Nationality:  English
  • Date of birth: September 28, 1996 
  • Height: 5' 8"   
  • Reach: 68"   
  • Total fights:  20
  • Record: 20-0 (13 KOs)  

Chris Van Heerden record and bio

  • Nationality:  South African
  • Date of birth: June 19, 1987   
  • Height: 5' 9"    
  • Reach: 72"   
  • Total fights: 31    
  • Record: 28-2-1 (12 KOs)  

Benn vs. Van Heerden fight card

  • Conor Benn vs. Chris Van Heerden; for the WBA Continental welterweight title
  • Chris Billam-Smith vs. Tommy McCarthy for the Commonwealth and EBU European Cruiserweight titles
  • Alycia Baumgardner vs. Edith Soledad Matthysse for the WBC and IBO super featherweight titles
  • Jordan Thompson vs. Mariano Angel Gudino; cruiserweight
  • Thomas Whittaker Hart vs. Ben Ridings; light heavyweight
  • Campbell Hatton vs.Ezequiel Gregores; lightweight
  • Luke Evans vs. Miguel Cesario Antin; super lightweight
  • Jack Cullen vs. Vladimir Belujsky; super middleweight
  • James Metcalf vs. Evgenii Vazem; super welterweight
 

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