Joshua vs Dubois official for IBF world title, September 21

Joshua vs Dubois official for IBF world title, September 21

Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn has officially declared a September 21 showdown between Anthony Joshua and Daniel Dubois for the world title. With Oleksandr Usyk stepping down from the championship, interim titleholder Dubois has been granted full champion status, giving Joshua a chance to vie for another world title. Hearn expressed his excitement about the upcoming fight, emphasizing the significance of two British fighters competing for the world heavyweight title in front of a massive crowd in Riyadh.

Hearn highlighted Joshua’s opportunity to claim the belt from Dubois, applauding the chance for Joshua to dethrone a champion and solidify his status as a three-time world heavyweight titleholder. He also expressed his confidence in Joshua eventually becoming the undisputed champion, viewing this fight as a crucial step towards that goal.

Regarding the matchup between Joshua and Dubois in the ring, Hearn admitted it would be a tough fight due to Dubois’ activity and power. He predicted that Dubois would be looking to land significant shots on Joshua, but warned that Joshua’s punching power could prove to be a game-changer. Ultimately, Hearn anticipated a thrilling and intense battle between the two fighters.

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