Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-04-16, good start with some nice exchanges: the boxing fight Conor Benn vs Chris van Heerden gets three stars.
Van Heerden vs Benn is the main event of the evening and it is valid for the WBA Continental welterweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2020-12-19, we hope to see a rematch between Jaron Ennis and Chris van Heerden: it gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the best boxing fights of 2020).
The undefeated Jaron Ennis entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 26-0-0 (24 KOs=92%) and he is ranked as the No.24 welterweight in the world. In his last three fights he has won over Demian Daniel Fernandez, Bakhtiyar Eyubov and Juan Carlos Abreu.
His opponent, the former Ibo Ww champion Chris van Heerden, has a record of 28-2-1 (12 knockouts) and he entered as the No.29 in the same weight class. He lost to Errol Spence Jr in 2015 (Errol Spence Jr vs Chris van Heerden) but then he has won five consecutive bouts defeating Timo Schwarzkopf (Chris van Heerden vs Timo Schwarzkopf), Mahonri Montes and Aslanbek Kozaev in his last three. Van Heerden vs Ennis is valid for the vacant IBO World welterweight title; undercard of Emmanuel Rodriguez vs Reymart Gaballo. Watch the video and rate this fight!
The former Ibo Ww champion Chris van Heerden entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 25-2-1 (12 knockouts) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since October 22, 2016 when he defeated Sacky Shikukutu. Before this bout he had also won over Steve Claggett but in 2015 he had lost to Errol Spence Jr (Errol Spence Jr vs Chris van Heerden).
His opponent, Timo Schwarzkopf, has a record of 18-1-0 (10 knockouts) and he entered as the No.36 super lightweight in the world. He suffered his only loss when he faced Anthony Yigit in 2015, since then he has won four bouts beating Artem Haroyan and Massimiliano Ballisai in 2017. Heerden vs Schwarzkopf is the quarterfinal of ‘The Jose Sulaiman World Invitational Tournament’; undercard of Felix Diaz vs Francisco Santana. Watch the video and rate this fight!
The undefeated Errol Spence Jr entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 17-0-0 (14 KOs=82%) and he is ranked as the No.30 welterweight in the world. He has already fought twice in 2015 winning over Samuel Vargas and Phil Lo Greco (=Spence vs Lo Greco).
His opponent, Chris van Heerden, has a record of 23-1-1 (12 knockouts) and he entered as the No.25 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss in 2010 when he faced Nikola Stevanovic (by split decision), since then he has won nine consecutive bouts beating Ramon Ayala in his last one. Spence vs van Heerden is on the undercard of Adonis Stevenson vs Tommy Karpency. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Review: 2013-03-02, fight not particularly spectacular between Chris van Heerden and Matthew Hatton: two stars. Chris van Heerden (18-1-1) entered as the No.8 welterweight in the world while Matthew Hatton (43-6-2) entered as the No.38. Van Heerden vs Hatton is valid for the IBO welterweight title (van Heerden’s second defense). Watch the video!