Daniel Dubois Drops, Brutalizes Opponent in the First Round

Published 08/29/2021, 10:16 PM EDT
LONDON, ENGLAND – APRIL 27: Daniel Dubois celebrates is victory over Richard Lartey in the vacant WBO Global Heavyweight Championship at SSE Arena Wembley on April 27, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)


The heavy war between Daniel Dubois and Joe Cusumano stayed true to the buzz created around it. Both the heavyweight stalwarts went, all guns blazing against each other, and kept the fans truly intrigued. Yet, in the end, Dubois triumphed over his fellow adversary to make the most out of this boxing appearance.

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The fight began on a pleasant note for the favorite Dubois as he showed true intent to give his absolute best. Dubois even put his jabs to the display, and he landed one solid right hand to put Cusumano on the canvas. The Brit went all out after scoring that knockdown and finished the fight in the very first round.

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This was Dubois’ first fight in the US and the young gun made the most out of this boxing appearance. He had enough backing from the fans and everyone knew the 23-year-old will pull off something special. Eventually, he stood tall to the hype created around him and came on top to attain a significant win.

Ever since this fight got announced, Dubois put himself through some stringent workout regimes. His hard work was certainly visible in this clash, as the British stalwart not only showed power but also some slick movements. He did eat a few shots from Cusumano, but displaying a granite chin, Dubois didn’t feel the heat of his adversary’s punches.

Moving ahead, Dubois showed an improved version of himself. And he’s definitely added some prime weapons to his artillery. With that win, he’s now put on a huge statement and seems to be ready for even bigger opponents ahead.

Is Daniel Dubois ready for bigger fights?

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‘Dynamite’ unquestionably showed some heart in his bout against Cusumano.

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The young force has a long pathway to trace and, with his brilliance, he can conquer anything.

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That said, his fans and every hardcore boxing lover would love to see Dubois escalating his boxing stint now, thus facing some big names in the division.

It’ll be interesting to see whom he faces for his next eye-catchy appearance. On a scale of 1-10, how would you rate Dubois’ performance against Cusumano? Who do you think he should face next?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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