Joe Joyce puts on a boxing masterclass to upset the odds as he STOPS Daniel Dubois in the tenth round to win their heavyweight Battle of Britain after causing his rival’s eye to close shut – and a world title shot is now on the horizon
The Juggernaut put on a boxing masterclass to defeat Dubois, who went down in the tenth after sustaining severe damage to his left eye.
Joyce peppered Dubois with his jab all night long and by the middle rounds the Brit’s eye had noticeably began to swell.
Joyce used his reach advantage to good affect by establishing his jab early on in the fight
Dubois responded in the second round and landed a solid right hand flush on Joyce’s chin
Dubois’ left eye began to swell badly in the middle rounds as Joyce found a home for his jabs
The younger Dubois had some success with his right hand, testing Joyce’s chin on several occasions, but the experience told as the Olympic silver medallist started to target his opponent’s left eye.
By the eighth round, Dubois’ eye had almost shut completely as the pendulum began to swing in Joyce ‘s favour.
The end was almost innocuous as Joyce found a home for another jab, forcing Dubois on to his knee which he is unable to get up from to beat the count.
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