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Kevin Johnson Feels Experience Edge May Down Daniel Dubois

Kevin Johnson has new motivation going into his upcoming heavyweight clash with Daniel Dubois.
 
The boxing veteran shared the news that his father had died just a couple of weeks ago, but vows to continue his preparations for the fight and will use his family bereavement as fuel and cause the upset by defeating his largely fancied opponent.
 
“It’s given me so much renewed hunger to win this.” He says, alongside his new training strategies which Johnson has included in his day-to-day training regime. The American believes we will see ‘a new Kevin Johnson’ on October 6th.

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The former world title challenger has shared the ring with some of the recent best in the heavyweight division including Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua, Kubrat Pulev and of course a world title tilt at then WBC Champion Vitali Klitschko in 2009.
 
Now 21 years old, Dubois is quickly becoming the biggest prospect on the heavyweight scene. The young London fighter has knocked out all eight of his opponents to date.
 
“He’s made a good start” admitted Johnson.
 
He continued: “But it’s a big transition to make, especially for a heavyweight. There is always a danger that they haven't seen what an experienced, veteran fighter can bring to them. Let’s see what happens when he steps into that ring against me.
 
“He’s going to feel the pressure and how does he react to that? You only know whether you can cope with going up levels once you're in them. It's a hard business, and many young prospects have faltered because they find they can't make the next step. He doesn't know he will make it, he can't know!”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Deontay Wilder on 09-21-2018

It aint gonna end well for you Kevin. This kid is the future of the United Kingdom.

Comment by Adamsc151 on 09-19-2018

I notice he's not trash talking Dubois the way he did with AJ. This fights a foregone conclusion, the only meaning it has is as a yardstick against when AJ steamrolled Johnson. If he's not already flattened them expect Dubios…

Comment by joe strong on 09-19-2018

Johnson will do his usual flick the jab, avoid the big punch & stay it first gear until the final bell. Dubois will get 10 good rounds of work.

Comment by P4Pdunny on 09-19-2018

[QUOTE=NahMean;19118563]He will get flattened. Many years back when AJ beat him he said he is retiring because he doesn't have it in him to beat these new younger heavyweight beasts.. No he's fighting the youngest and considered one of the…

Comment by P4Pdunny on 09-19-2018

He'll give himself a moral victory if he hears the final bell, but I suspect that he won't.

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