Frank Warren and Queensberry Promotions has a heavyweight bout British fans have been clamoring for scheduled. Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce are going to throw down on October 24th at the O2 Arena in London.
Both boxers have devastating power and are undefeated. Dubois is 10-0 with 9 knockouts and Joyce is 14-0 with 13 knockouts. The two will put it on the line as they wager their records and undefeated status against each other.
Frank Warren on Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce
Frank Warren is excited to get boxing back, British boxing at that. “It will be a fight to remember and what a boost for British boxing,” says Warren.
Warren knows the fight was sought after and he’s happy to make it after all the COVID shutdowns across the globe.
“Everyone wants to see it. Lockdown has meant delay, but we all want the fight to take place in October and we are hopeful that the government will give us the all clear.”
As for the position a win gets the two boxers, Warren has a clear plan:
“What a position the winner will be in. They will be nailed on for a world title shot in 2021.”
Daniel Dubois is ready to return to the ring. He knows he will be ready by come the fight date and plans on putting on a show for the fans. He says, “I’ll be ready to go in October for sure.”
Lovkdown has been tough on Dubois. But he’s eased himself back to training and has been helping a teammate get ready for an upcoming fight on another Frank Warren card.
“It has been tough during lockdown, but I have ticked over and I’m back in the Peacock gym helping my sparring partner Dorin Krasmaru get ready for his behind closed doors fight on Frank Warren’s bill on July 10.”
Dubois continues to get his camp together for the fight in October.
“Hopefully in the near future I will be able to get some good overseas sparring in. I’ll be ready for October 24, so I hope Joe is coming prepared.”
“It was great news to get the new date so I can finally punch up Dubois,” said Joe Joyce. He is ready to do what he does best: box.
Joe Joyce said that he is ready and has already started training. He knew the original talked-about date was out of the question, but he’s adamant that he has stayed ready.
“Obviously once lockdown started I had a good idea we wouldn’t meet in July, but I was always staying on top of training.”
Despite quarantine, Joyce is confident he can get the job done against Dubois.
“Now gyms are open for athletes I can kick on and just keep my focus on the new date, finally settling the score with Dubois and moving on to a world title fight.”
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