Daniel Dubois impresses in his first struggle again since dropping to Joe Joyce
IN his first struggle since dropping to Joe Joyce simply over six months in the past, Daniel Dubois obtained again to profitable methods by dispatching Bogdan Dinu in emphatic type at Telford Worldwide Centre.
A fractured left eye socket noticed Dubois succumb to Joyce within the tenth spherical in November final yr, however in opposition to Dinu, the Greenwich heavyweight confirmed no ailing results from this loss.
Boxing positively from the outset, Dubois pumped out jabs within the opener, in addition to well mixing his pictures to go and physique.
With barely 20 seconds gone in spherical two, Dubois uncorked a clattering proper hand that related sq. on Dinu’s chin, sending the massive Romanian down closely by the ropes. The 34-year-old customer tried to stagger to his toes however did not beat the referee’s rely. The time of the knockout was 0-31.
After getting off to the perfect of begins along with his new coach, Shane McGuigan, Dubois was understandably delighted.
“It’s been a tough experience [since the Joyce defeat] however I’m glad to be again,” the 23-year-old stated. “There have been some ideas going by means of my head [about the Joyce fight] however I simply listened to Shane’s directions. It feels so good [to get the victory]. I wish to get again within the combine. I’m studying new issues within the fitness center, so I’m going to get there.”
When requested whether or not a rematch with Joyce is his foremost precedence, Dubois admitted that gaining revenge over his conqueror is one thing that he has his sights set on.
“I wish to clear that up,” the previous British and Commonwealth champion said. “I wish to have the re-run. I have to set it proper. I have to hold listening to Shane and be the perfect that I may be. I’ll struggle whoever they bring about for me – I’ll knock all of them out.”
With Joyce being lined up for an outing on the finish of subsequent month – doubtlessly in opposition to Tony Yoka or Carlos Takam – Dubois will seemingly have to attend for the prospect to avenge his sole profession setback. As an alternative, subsequent up for the highly effective Londoner may nicely be America’s Trevor Bryan, who, like Dubois, holds one of many WBA’s watered-down titles at heavyweight.