Daniel Dubois admits he needs ‘revenge’ in a rematch with Joe Joyce however will firstly proceed his damaging comeback by difficult for a world heavyweight title.
The 23-year-old demolished Bogdan Dinu inside two rounds on Saturday evening, in his first combat since struggling a stoppage loss to Joyce final December.
Dubois is now necessary challenger for the WBA ‘common’ belt held by Trevor Bryan, with promoter Frank Warren hoping to stage the world title fight in London before the end of the year.
“I am very assured in myself,” Dubois instructed Sky Sports activities’ Toe 2 Toe podcast.
“I imagine now with a little bit of assist from [new trainer] Shane [McGuigan], the crew that he has, and what I’ve already acquired and what I’ve already been doing, the best way I practice, I’ve acquired an awesome likelihood of successful a world heavyweight title.
“However I am prepared to choose a method once more and begin combating whoever they put in entrance of me.”
Joyce should look forward to a WBO title shot, with Anthony Joshua set to make a WBO mandatory title defence against Oleksandr Usyk subsequent, which means that Dubois has overtaken his British rival within the race for a world title combat.
“Yeah, I do know,” he mentioned. “Earlier than the combat, in combat week I used to be listening to that, ‘You may combat for a world title earlier than Joe and be put in entrance of him.’ That is all good.”
Dubois retained his ruthless instincts towards Dinu, regardless of struggling a fractured eye socket within the loss to Joyce, and is assured he can achieve redemption in a return bout.
“Not too many hints, however I do know I may positively beat him [Joyce] with some totally different modifications and doing issues a bit of bit otherwise, he instructed Sky Sports activities.
“I do know that with a bit extra expertise and simply utilizing my instruments correctly that I’ve, going about it the suitable method, I can positively beat him.
“I positively need to get revenge and that is a part of the comeback. I’ve acquired to proper the wrongs and simply eliminate my errors and my errors and hopefully clear it up once more with Joe.”
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If Dubois turns into the WBA ‘common’ champion, he may doubtlessly develop into a compulsory challenger for Joshua, who holds the WBA ‘Tremendous’ title, together with the IBF and WBO belts.
“Oh yeah, I do know,” mentioned Dubois. “I’ve acquired to maintain my toes on the bottom after which come by way of whoever they put in entrance of me first.
“I need to get again what was taken from me. The titles and all of the belts.”
Take heed to an prolonged interview with Daniel Dubois on this week’s Toe 2 Toe podcast.