By Tim Royner: Heavyweights Joe Joyce and Daniel Dubois have been Arranged by the BBBofC to Begin Discussions to Get a Battle for the vacant British heavyweight title. A handbag bid was scheduled for next month on April 10. The bewitching question is will the promoters for both fighters agree to setup the struggle.
This would be a enormous struggle in case it occurred, however it’s improbable that it’ll take place.
The BBBofC is performing Dubois no favors from ordering him to struggle a rowing machine like Joyce. This struggle would be a really bad idea for Dubois. Joyce has Olympic experience, also now he ’s coming off an excellent performance in quitting former World Boxing Council heavyweight world champion Bermane Stiverne in the sixth round last February. The manner that Joyce is fighting with now, he might be the best competitor in the division. Joyce’s size, power, quick speed mode, and also his versatility makes him a threat to any of those contenders. Dubois may be over-matched from Joyce, who is drawing comparisons to a new George Foreman.
Most boxing fans could assume that it’ll be more Dubois’ management that’ll decide never to make it happen due to this high risk involved. Dubois may be a bit more than a significant speedbump for Joyce, who would push him into a fastpaced brawl that would probably drill out the youngster.
2016 Olympic super heavyweight silver medalist Joyce (8-0, 8 KOs) looks like the complete of both heavy weights, and the one which could be regarded as the favourite in case this clash occurs. Dubois continues to be quite raw at 2-1, and he also didn’t even look at all impressive recently in beating former heavyweight world title challenger Kevin ‘Kingpin’ Johnson by a 10 round points decision last October.
Joyce is well past the British level at this point in his career. Other than fame that Joyce could be receiving by destroying a good prospect in Dubois, the struggle does nothing for him. Joyce, 34, is beyond fighting for the British name at this point. Because of Joyce’s late start as a pro, his promoters in Ringstar Sports are dashing him along with his livelihood so as to get him a quick name taken until he starts aging outside and deteriorating.
Joyce, 3 3, is the same age as World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, who has been an ace for 11 years. Joyce has just been fighting in the expert ranks for two decades past Therefore, Joyce demonstrably may ’t even afford to become stuck fighting at the level for the next three to five years until he gets a title shot against Wilder or even Anthony Joshua. It’s now or never for Joyce. In contrast, the 21-year-old Dubois has seven years to grow until he’s willing to go after the world titles if he’s around 28. By then, Joshua will probably be at the ending of his prime, and prepared to be taken by him.