Daniel Dubois was SEVEN rounds up on one scorecard with another judge having him winning by one before Joe Joyce KO

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DANIEL DUBOIS was SEVEN rounds up on one of the judges scorecards against Joe Joyce.

And another had him winning by one, with the third having Joyce ahead by three.

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Daniel Dubois was EIGHT rounds up on one of the judges scorecards against Joe Joyce[/caption]

But it mattered little, as Dubois was stopped in round ten after failing to beat the count.

His eye was left badly battered thanks to a masterclass in jabbing from Joyce.

And in the tenth a left from Joyce landed right on the target, forcing Dubois to take a knee.

But the 23-year-old stayed down, and as a result lost for the first time as a professional.

After the loss, he was taken to hospital with his team fearing he has suffered nerve damage or a cracked orbital bone.

Joyce on the other hand celebrated winning the British, Commonwealth and European heavyweight belt.

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Joyce stopped Dubois in round ten of the heavyweight headliner [/caption]

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Dubois’ eye was left completely shut after the loss [/caption]


He said: “I took some big shots, respect to Daniel, he’s got power, he’s hungry and young and he’ll come again.

“I felt his power and I was happy to take it… but I preferred to not take it.

“I started looking at the eye and it was selling up, I was moving away from his right hand, trying not to get backed up.”

Joyce also inherited Dubois’ WBO No2 ranked position and called out current mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk.



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