Joyce now British and European heavyweight championDubois suffers first defeat of his professional careerJoe Joyce, a 3-1 underdog and the antithesis
- Joyce now British and European heavyweight champion
- Dubois suffers first defeat of his professional career
Joe Joyce, a 3-1 underdog and the antithesis of a growling heavyweight beast, forced his younger unbeaten opponent, Daniel Dubois, to quit in the 10th round at the historic Church House in Westminster on Saturday night and he will now take the British, Commonwealth and European titles on to the world stage.
When Dubois took a knee in centre ring, his left eye shut, he disappointed his army of supporters and Joyce, the most unassuming of champions, quietly raised his arm in triumph.