Ben Mitchell (Max Bowden) is set to receive some devastating news in EastEnders, and ends up taking out his rage on Martin Fowler (James Bye).
When Phil Mitchell (Steve McFadden) decides to host a community boxing match, he allows Ben to fight in the prime slot.
Ben is eager to take the opportunity to prove himself, after his last time in the ring ended badly.
When his opponent, Zack Hudson (James Farrar), is forced to pull out because of his HIV diagnosis, Martin steps in to take his place.
As the pair prepare for the big fight, Ben is approached by a plain-clothes police officer, who has some news for him.
He reveals that Lewis Butler has been arrested for rape again, leaving Ben shaken.
Lewis raped Ben in 2022, but charges against him were dropped due to a lack of evidence.
With Ben reeling from the news, husband Callum Highway (Tony Clay) tries to convince him not to go ahead with the fight, revealing that he knows Lewis has been arrested.
Ben ignores him and continues to limber up.
As he heads into the ring to face Martin, he is full of pent up rage.
Will Ben’s anger get the better of him as he ends up taking things a step too far?
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