Conor Benn can have his first skilled boxing combat in over a yr when he returns to the ring in opposition to Rodolfo Orozco in Orlando on Saturday night time.
Benn has been absent from the game since April final yr after testing Positive for a banned substance forward of a deliberate bout with Chris Eubank Jr in October 2022.
The British Boxing Board of Management and UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) have lodged an enchantment in opposition to a call by the unbiased Nationwide Anti-Doping Panel to raise Benn’s provisional suspension from boxing, however he’ll resume his profession in America.
The WBC had beforehand reinstated Benn to its rankings in February.
“I’m undefeated within the ring, and in spirit,” mentioned Benn.
“A return on Saturday is a step nearer to redemption. After that, I am placing the 147-160[lbs] divisions on discover.
“You’re looking at a decided man with a deep want to beat all of them.”
Mexican Orozco holds a document of 32 wins, together with 24 stoppages, together with three defeats and three attracts.