In a shock transfer, heavyweight contender Daniel Dubois has cut up with coach Mark Tibbs.
Within the aftermath of struggling his first profession loss by the hands of Joe Joyce in 2020, Dubois determined to separate with coach Martin Bowers and commenced the hunt for a brand new coach.
He finally employed Tibbs again in February.
They have been scheduled to work collectively for the primary time on June 5, when Dubois would step within the ring with veteran Bogan Dinu.
However the 23-year-old Dubois has now parted methods with Tibbs and employed a brand new head coach in Shane McGuigan, in keeping with The Each day Mail.
The paper signifies that Dubois determined to rent a brand new coach after Tibbs knowledgeable the boxer’s crew that he has different commitments.
Tibbs suffered a giant setback final week, when his fighter Billy Joe Saunders was stopped in eight rounds by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez of their three belt tremendous middleweight unification on the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
McGuigan, whereas comparatively younger at 33-years-old, has guided Carl Frampton, George Groves, Josh Taylor and Lawrence Okolie to world titles.
Dubois (15-1, 14 KOs) is trying to rebuild his credibility within the weight class after the beautiful defeat to Joyce.
He was forward on two official playing cards, when a fractured orbital bone compelled him to take a voluntary knee within the tenth spherical – and the referee counted him out.
Whereas Dubois underwent surgical procedure and wanted months of therapeutic, many followers felt he ‘stop’ within the contest.
Dubois suffered the harm a couple of rounds earlier and the attention was practically swelled shut when Joyce landed one other onerous shot within the affected space. At that time, Dubois defined that his imaginative and prescient went darkish. In an effort to stop everlasting harm he determined to take a knee.