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‘Idols to rivals’ – Conor Benn wants Kell Brook fight next and vows to ‘take care of him’ for battered pal Amir Khan

CONOR BENN wants to fight Kell Brook next after seeing the Yorkshireman batter Amir Khan last night.

Brook, 35, dominated his rival before producing a sixth-round stoppage.

Conor Benn commentated on Khan’s defeat for talkSPORT

Kell Brook beat Amir Khan in Manchester last night

After the bout, Khan admitted that this may be the end of his illustrious 18-year career.

But his pal Benn, 25, wants to ‘take care of business’ for him by beating Brook next.

He told talkSPORT: “The big domestics are what we want.

“After Josh Kelly messed up, who is there now for me? Who can I really test myself against? Who claims to be the best in Britain?

“He is still sharp, he has still got his timing, he has still got accuracy. That makes the fight more realistic.”

Further quizzed about what weight they’d fight at, he replied: “I would fight him at 150. It don’t bother me or my team. It really don’t.

“I am tied into DAZN but I will leave that to them. I want to get stuck straight in.”

Benn has already set the ball rolling on trying to get a bout with Brook.

He added: “I fancy that fight next. I just messaged my trainer. I fancy that fight next. That’s what I said.

“If I have to wait, I will wait. If I don’t, then I don’t. I just want that fight.

“He claims to be the best in Britain. He looked unbelievable tonight, he looks in shape, he looked great on the scales.

“Now that is me challenging myself against a former world champion who claims to be the best.

“Idols to rivals, that’s what it is.”

Benn then posted a picture of himself with Khan, 35, backstage, vowing to avenge the Bolton puncher’s defeat.

He wrote: “We agreed I’d take care of business for him.”

Brook celebrates last night’s win