Daniel Dubois seems to be upbeat despite suffering his first loss. The heavyweight boxer took on Joe Joyce in a blockbuster fight on November 28th. Joyce won the fight, using his experience to break down the young fighter.
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However, in the course of the fight, Dubois suffered a nasty injury. This was the main reason for the fighter taking a knee until a count-out. Despite this, Dubois has reassured fans he will come back stronger.
The ‘Dynamite’ took to Twitter to say, “The comeback is always stronger than the setback.” Fans across the world will be glad to see the Brit in high spirits after his defeat.
Prior to the fight, the boxing community-rated him very highly. Many tipped him for a world title if he could beat Joyce. However, it was not to be and Dubois has to chart a course to the pinnacle of the sport yet again.
This tweet could also be addressing the unfair criticism he got after the fight. Many traditional fans and fighters branded Dubois a quitter since he took the knee and didn’t get up. So this tweet from Dubois could well be a warning to the division and those mocking him after his defeat.
In hindsight, Joe Joyce’s manager may have been right about Dubois. He claimed that the fight was too soon for the young Englishman, and he needed a middle fight to bridge the gap between the elite and the upcoming fighters.
This showed in the fight as ‘The Juggernaut’ was able to use his experience to good effect. So what does Dubois have to do to get back on track.
A fight with another top contender will be the worst thing his team could do for him. Given the extent of his injuries, and the time he will be out for, Dubois is better off taking on a fighter more suited to his style.
And at 23-years of age, Dubois has enough time to become heavyweight champion of the world. Who is on Daniel Dubois’ radar?
Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a
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