Daniel Dubois is ready for presentation to Romanian Bogdan dinu and assured that the damage suffered to the eye in his previous fight against Joe joyce have healed completely.
“I no longer think about the eye, everything is back to normal. The eye is ready to be hit again ”, he commented. Dubois to Boxingscene.com. “He has healed and I think he is stronger now than he was before. It has made me tougher and I’m ready to go back ”.
The Briton completed his recovery after losing undefeated last November, when he was defeated by Joyce on Westminster.
In the tenth round they threw in the towel, after suffering a powerful blow that ended up damaging the orbital bone and the cornea.
Dubois he fought six rounds with a damaged eye until he finally gave up in the 10th inning.
The fighter said that he received a lot of criticism after that fight, but that he is finally ready to prove to all those who at the time called him a loser that they were wrong.
“People often do not know what they are talking about, but many believe they have reasons for calling me that,” he said. “But I am not someone who just gives up, I am a true warrior and I am ready to make my return.”
The fight with Joe Joyce
However, Dubois He also spoke about how hard it was to assimilate that opportunities for more important fights at heavyweights were diluted in his hands by the defeat with Joyce.
“The hardest part was realizing that I lost many opportunities that could be there,” he confessed. “But I’ve been beaten before in the amateur career and I had to go back. The loss didn’t really hit me very hard or break my confidence. It has made me mentally better and I am happy that I can continue at this ”.
After the defeat, Dubois he parted ways with his coach Martin bowers and then ended next to Shane mcguigan, after confirming in the same interview that he needed a fresh start after the first loss of his career.
The native of Greenwich will have his shot at the interim title of the AMB and a victory could once again catapult him among the new heavyweight cards.
In the meantime, Joyce he would have in mind to seek his opportunity before Oleksandr Usyk if finally the fight is not made with Anthony Joshua and the scepter of the OMB remains vacant.
Despite the current focus of Joyce, a rematch with Dubois might be the most feasible after combat with Dinu.
“Fight with Joyce again it can really be better than the first time and more epic, ”he said. “Whatever the decision, I will be there. I learned my lesson from that defeat. I had time to improve my attacks, to give more power shots, there were mistakes in my jab that I have already corrected ”.