sport news EXCLUSIVE: Joe Cordina reveals Conor Benn hit his dad Nigel in the kidneys ... trends now
Joe Cordina has lifted the lid on Conor Benn's sparring sessions with Nigel Benn and joked about how there would be foul play and sulking in the gym.
Cordina is looking to defend his world super-featherweight title for the first time against Edward Vazquez in Monte Carlo on Saturday night.
The Destroyer is expected to be ringside for the fight as he is a close friend and stablemate of Cordina's - having trained under the same coach, Tony Sims.
When asked about his relationship with Benn during an exclusive interview with Mail Sport, Cordina said he was delighted to hear the 27-year-old would be attending.
He also touched on Benn's return to the ring in September and lifted the lid on The Destroyer's sparring sessions with Nigel.
Joe Cordina is set to receive the support of Conor Benn in Monaco on Saturday night
Cordina has revealed the details of Benn's sparring sessions with his father Nigel, left
Speaking about Benn's return, Cordina told Mail Sport: 'It was great. It was obviously kept under wraps for a very long time.
'It was only on fight week that it was announced and he was brought out to Orlando. Obviously we all knew.
'I was going to go over for it to do a little training session but I