Twitter Erupts as Joe Joyce Annihilates Daniel Dubois in Round 10

Published 11/28/2020, 7:35 PM EST

‘Juggernaut’ Joe Joyce silenced his critics as he took out Daniel Dubois with a technical knockout in round 10 of their recent main-event clash. That said, Joyce is now the British, European, and Continental heavyweight champion.


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However, it wasn’t an easy night for him. Standing against a looming contender like Daniel Dubois, ‘Juggernaut’ was pushed to the corner multiple times. Dubois also landed some prominent shots and out struck his 35-year-old adversary for a brief period. However, Joyce struck to his game plan and showcased his experience in one of the best possible ways.


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Despite suffering some heavy bruises, he still put a show on his feet and slowly got under Dubois’ veins. As the fight went deeper, Joyce landed more shots and appeared confident. Eventually ‘Dynamite’ responded with action, but Joyce had got the grip by then.

In the 10 round, ‘Juggernaut’ made his final statement by landing a clean shot. It took Dubois down to his knees and the 23-year-old couldn’t make it back. The damage mark was prominent on his eye, and the referee promptly ended the fight.

Daniel Dubois takes a knee and is unable to get back up 🤯

Joe Joyce is one of the toughest men on this planet. What a win! 👏 #DuboisJoyce

— Boxing on BT Sport 🥊 (@BTSportBoxing) November 28, 2020

It wasn’t a lopsided win for Joyce, but he didn’t have to break much sweat to claim the win. Instead, his experience came to the fore and proved to be advantageous. Boxing pundits have already reacted to Joyce’s win in what was an important clash for the heavyweight division.  Here’s a look at them.

Daniel Dubois vs Joe Joyce- Twitter reacts to the fight

From Eddie Hearn to reporter Michael Benson, people from every corner congratulated Joyce for his spectacular victory.

Daniel Dubois' eye. Wowza.

— Greg Rosenstein (@grosenstein) November 28, 2020

Well done @JoeJoyceBoxing @mrsamjones88 and team..much too strong!

— Eddie Hearn (@EddieHearn) November 28, 2020

Wow! 👏👏👏congrats @JoeJoyceBoxing ….Dubois will learn from that…one step too early #DuboisJoyce

— Kalle & Nisse Sauerland (@SauerlandBros) November 28, 2020

‼️ WOW. Incredible. Joe Joyce knocks out Daniel Dubois, forcing the younger man to take a knee after ten rounds on the end of the 'Juggernaut' jab. Big upset and a new British, European and Commonwealth heavyweight champion.

— Michael Benson (@MichaelBensonn) November 28, 2020

Wow. Experience trumps youth. #DuboisJoyce

— Sarah Shephard (@SarahShepSport) November 28, 2020

Dubois’ orbital must’ve been badly damaged for him to go down and stay down.

Huge win for Joe Joyce #DuboisJoyce

— Chisanga Malata (@Chisanga_Malata) November 28, 2020

Absolutely chuffed to bits for the Juggernaut @JoeJoyceBoxing tonight after being deemed as the underdog all through the build up. Well gone big man 👏🏼 👊🏼

— Josh Taylor (@JoshTaylorBoxer) November 28, 2020

What a fight. I called the eye would be it. #DuboisJoyce

— JIMI MANUWA (@POSTERBOYJM) November 28, 2020

@JoeJoyceBoxing 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 congratulations

— billyjoesaunders (@bjsaunders_) November 28, 2020

Having limited vision isn’t easy!
Joyce handled business!

— Joshua Buatsi (@boxingbuatsi) November 28, 2020

Closed my man’s whole eye 🤦🏾‍♂️

— Jamel Herring (@JamelHerring) November 28, 2020

That jab just stopped his ass!!! Damn

— Lamont Roach Jr (@OneOf1x) November 28, 2020

Time of knockout: 36 seconds of round 10 for victorious @JoeJoyceBoxing

— Lance Pugmire (@pugboxing) November 28, 2020


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You’ve gotta question Dubois heart, he got hit back and didn’t like it, then stayed down there an didn’t wanna beat the count, well done Joe Joyce you big hard c**t 👏🏻👏🏻

— Anthony Fowler 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 (@afowler06) November 28, 2020


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The result of the fight will help to draft the future of the division. Joyce can now fight for a bigger title in a possible matchup against Oleksandr Usyk. Meanwhile, Dubois will aim to regain his top spot with a win in his next fight.


Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.