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Dubois Ready To Rise: I Want To Get To The Top of The Division!

Just over a year ago, Daniel Dubois turned professional with Frank Warren after a handful of senior amateur bouts.

Now, 20-years-old, the 6-0 Greenwich giant says he's accustomed to life as a pro.

"It's getting a bit of a formality really. But I'm learning, growing and just getting better," he said on Bunce's Boxing Hour. "I never go into the ring overconfident. I train very hard, in my training I motivate myself and get ready. Anything can happen in a fight, so I'm always ready."

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On February 10th, he takes on Kent's DL Jones, who is unbeaten in nine fights. Looking forward, the domestic scene at Heavyweight is thriving with a number of interesting match-ups to be made in the future.

Stablemate Nathan Gorman (11-0, 9 KOs) is a potential opponent down the line, as is Olympic silver medallist Joe Joyce who has had one professional bout.

"It's a very lucrative division," Dubois added. "I definitely want to be climbing up the ranks and getting to the top of the division."

In his last fight, Dubois dispatched of Dorian Darch in two rounds. Asked if he wants opponents who can take him longer, he replied: "Yeah, if they can. Definitely. I definitely want to test myself and see how good I am in a real fight."

Dubois also discussed his younger sister Caroline, who is a promising amateur: "She's done everything! She's eclipsed me, she's won more than me and won more than most amateurs have. She's heading for the stars!"

Buy tickets for Daniel Dubois' next fight, alongside Anthony Yarde, Bradley Skeete and Zelfa Barrett.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by pollywog on 01-17-2018

Put him in with Baby Hughie Fury !

Comment by john l on 01-17-2018

This kid looks like the goods.He is more advanced at this stage then either Wilder or Joshua.Hopefully he will keep his head st8 because he has the goods.

Comment by Digital Mouth on 01-17-2018

This is the guy who flattened AJ in sparring. He's definitely got a huge future ahead of him in the HW division.

Comment by Johnston on 01-17-2018

This guy is the future, matter of time before he's a champ. Definitely one of my favorite prospects

Comment by mlac on 01-17-2018

[QUOTE=Tom Cruise;18413440]Good sparring with Filip Hrgovic. pic.twitter.com/FX1XOjLzMN— Daniel Dubois (@DynamiteDubois) January 16, 2018 excellent sparring. Would like to see how these two match up. Hrgovic is much more experienced obviously,…

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