Amir Khan vs Conor Benn is absolutely huge, says promoter Eddie Hearn

"Start putting respect on my name. I'm putting the Benn name where it belongs - back at the top."

Conor Benn has demanded to face Amir Khan next after defeating Samuel Vargas inside 80 seconds.

The welterweight encounter was expected to be Benn's toughest test yet as a professional but two right left combinations followed by a vicious uppercut led to the referee intervening in round one of the contest.

The Destroyer - who is yet to challenge for British or European honours - has one fighter on his mind.

"Give me Amir Khan. If he wants it, he can have it," said Benn.

"I can deal with pressure. I can cope with it. I can live with it, no problem. I'm ready for the top dogs - Shawn Porter, Adrien Broner?

"I'm the most rapidly improved fighters globally," Benn added.

Can Hearn deliver British blockbuster?

During the build-up of fight week it has become no secret that Benn wants a big domestic dust-up with Khan.

After blasting out Colombian Vargas, in a display reminiscent of a young Khan, Benn added fuel to the fire by stating Britain's youngest Olympic-medalist was probably too busy 'messing about with reality shows' to consider a summer showdown.

"I tried to make Amir Khan vs Kell Brook for years. Let's be honest, it ain't what it was. It ain't really a big fight compared to what it once was.

"Now, Amir Khan vs Conor Benn - different story. Much different," Eddie Hearn told iFL TV.

For an all-British blockbuster to happen between the pair, Khan will need to be offered a big paycheck.

The former two-time world titlist, who has backed Benn for world glory, has made it no secret of riding into the sun set after one or two more fights.

Kell Brook and Manny Pacquiao are the two names he wants to cement his legacy in the sport.

Marshall impresses and another British world champion

Picking up from where she left off in October, Savannah Marshall delivered a punch perfect performance to retain her WBO middleweight title.

Maria Lindberg - Femke Hermans' late replacement - hit the deck twice before Marshall ended proceedings in the third round at the Copper Box Arena.

Claressa Shields is the fight to be made. Shields - who is undefeated as a professional and a three-division world champion - is rated as female's Pound for Pound best alongside Katie Taylor.

She did, however, taste defeat in the amateurs to Peter Fury-trained Marshall and a rematch is an exciting thought for fans.

The other world title fight on the undercard saw a bloodied Shannon Courtenay crowned as Britain's newest champion.

Following Marshall and Terri Harper - Courtenay overcame a determined Ebanie Bridges to earn a unanimous decision victory (97-94, 98-92, 98-92).

The fight was much closer than what the scorecards suggested. "I can't put it into words - unbelievable," Courtenay said.

"We worked so hard and for someone who has genuinely turned her life around it shows people can achieve anything.

"I boxed nicer, I had the cuter shots. I kept throwing the jab out. My jab won me the fight - you could see that from her eye."

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