HomeSports#Daniel Dubois Challenges Anthony Joshua Ahead Of Potential Bout

#Daniel Dubois Challenges Anthony Joshua Ahead Of Potential Bout

By HEADLINENEWS.NEWS Correspondent 

  • Daniel Dubois called out Anthony Joshua for a potential fight later this year.
  • His win against Filip Hrgovic makes him the new IBF interim world heavyweight champion.
  • Promoter Frank Warren suggested the bout could occur at Wembley Stadium in September.

HEADLINENEWS.NEWS reports that Daniel Dubois, fresh off his dramatic victory over Croatian fighter Filip Hrgovic, has thrown down the gauntlet to Anthony Joshua, calling for an epic showdown in the heavyweight division.

In the fourth bout of the 5 v 5 tournament in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Saturday night.

Daniel Dubois, 26, faced a challenging start against Filip Hrgovic, with Hrgovic dominating the initial rounds.

Despite this setback, the British boxer, also holding the IBF interim world champion title.

However, rallied and gradually found his rhythm, delivering punches that caused blood to flow from his Croatian opponent’s face.

Despite the initial setback, the British boxer, reigning as the IBF interim world champion, regrouped and gradually gained momentum in the match.

He unleashed a series of devastating punches, causing blood to flow from his Croatian opponent’s face.

In the seventh round, seizing his moment, the Greenwich-born boxer delivered punishing blows to Hrgovic.

Prompting referee John Latham to intervene and call for the doctor as Hrgovic retreated to the neutral corner.

Following a brief examination, the fight was halted, and Daniel Dubois was declared the new IBF interim world heavyweight champion.

Daniel Dubois vs Filip Hrgovic

Securing the victory has positioned Dubois for a potential showdown against Joshua later this year.

Expressing his anticipation for the potential bout, he declared:

“I hope the next opponent would be AJ so bring it on. This is my era and this is my time.”

“I have full respect for the guy, to come through that was a learning experience,” he added. “I’m glad I got the belt and on to the next.

He added “I was a bit cold to start off with, I had the corner advice, Frank Warren and my dad.

“I ate some shots but it was only to wake me up. The first few shots stung but they woke me up.

I’m so proud of myself. It is all a learning experience. We are back on top. It has felt like a rollercoaster.”

As per The Mirror, promoter Frank Warren suggested that the fight could potentially take place at Wembley Stadium in London in September.

 

 

 

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