The brand new date for the all-British heavyweight blockbuster between Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce has been confirmed.
Dubois is one in all British boxing’s hottest prospects and boasts a powerful file of 15 straight wins.
He dispatched of Japan’s Kyotaro Fujimoto final December however is now set for the largest check of his fledgling skilled profession when he takes on fellow Brit Joyce.
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The 35-year-old can be undefeated and claimed massive wins over Bermane Stiverne, Alexander Ustinov and Bryant Jennings in 2019.
The combat has been confirmed however British boxing followers have confronted a prolonged await the motion because of the COVID-19 lockdown.
Each males have been within the ring previous to their eagerly-waited conflict to have tune up bouts over the summer time.
Dubois claimed a straightforward win over Ricardo Snijders in late August after Joyce took out Michael Wallisch on the BT Sport Studios in July.
Dubois vs Joyce: UK combat date
Dubois and Joyce had been initially slated to go head-to-head at London’s O2 Enviornment on April 11 however that date has needed to be modified.
Rearranged dates of July 11 and October 24 additionally needed to be scrapped because of the pandemic.
The pair at the moment are set to face off within the rescheduled date of Saturday, November 28 however no venue has been confirmed as of but.
Full commentary of the combat will probably be stay on talkSPORT.
Promoter Frank Warren mentioned: “Dubois versus Joyce is the perfect combat on the British boxing calendar and I need this to be one thing as many individuals as attainable can take pleasure in.
“It’s a bonus that the added publicity gained from the combat will actually assist the boxers as they transfer ahead with their careers.
“Above all, that is about ensuring that the followers are sorted and this combat will probably be accessible to BT Sport subscribers.
“Queensberry and BT Sport are wanting ahead to delivering an enormous night time of boxing, so let’s ensure that the eyes of the nation, and the world, are on British boxing come November 28th.
“I owe an enormous debt of gratitude to BT Sport for being prepared to make this occur.
“I sound like a damaged file I’m certain, however typically it’s important to put the game and the followers first. Queensberry will get that and BT Sport will get that. ‘For the followers’, it’s what it’s all about.”
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Dubois mentioned: “I’ll be able to go for certain.
“It has been powerful throughout lockdown, however I’ve ticked over and I’m again within the Peacock gymnasium serving to my sparring companions.
“Hopefully within the close to future I can get some good abroad sparring in. I’ll be prepared, so I hope Joe is coming ready.”
And Joyce added: “It was nice information to get the brand new date so I can lastly punch up Dubois.
“Clearly as soon as lockdown began I had a good suggestion we wouldn’t meet in July, however I used to be all the time staying on prime of coaching.
“Now gyms are open for athletes I can kick on and simply hold my give attention to the brand new date, lastly settling the rating with Dubois and shifting on to a world title combat.”
Dubois vs Joyce: Undercard
On the undercard, Hamzah Sheeraz (11-0-0, 7KO’s) will defend his WBO European super-welterweight title agains Guido Nicolas Pitto (26-7-2, 8KO’s).
Jack Catterall (25-0-0, 13KO’s) will tackle Abderrazak Houya (14-2-0, 2KO’s) in a 10 spherical super-lightweight contest, whereas David Adeleye faces Danny Whittaker (4-1-0) in a heavyweight showdown.
- MAIN EVENT – Daniel Dubois vs Joe Joyce (for British, Commonwealth and vacant European heavyweight title)
- Hamzah Sheeraz vs Guido Nicolas Pitto (super-welterweight)
- Jack Catterall vs Abderrazak Houya (super-lightweight)
- Jack Massey vs Mohammad Ali Bayat Farid (cruiserweight)
- Joshua Frankham vs TBC
- Louie Lynn vs TBC
- Mitchell Barton vs TBC
Dubois vs Joyce: Story of the tape
Dubois – Joyce
Nationality: British – British
Age: 23 – 35
Top: 6ft 5 – 6ft 6
Stance: Orthodox – Orthodox
Attain: 78in – 80in
Report: 15-0-0 – 11-0-0
KOs: 14 – 10
Rounds: 43 – 43
Debut: 8/4/2017 – 20/10/2017
Nickname: Triple D – Juggernaut