An all-British heavyweight clash be- tween Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce could be made possible after Dubois blew away Kyotaro Fujimoto in two rounds at the Copper Box in London.
Dubois flattened the Japanese fighter with a huge right hand, referee Victor Loughlin not even bothering to count, having knocked him down earlier in the round with a left jab.
He will next box in April at the O2 Arena, although that date might prove a bit early for Joyce who had a fight last month. That would leave Dubois to have another fight in April before potentially big outdoor fight in the summer against Joyce.
The British, Commonwealth and European heavyweight titles will all be on the line for a clash of the unbeaten London heavyweights, the first time that will have happened since Lennox Lewis knocked out Derek Williams at the Royal Albert Hall in 1992.
“We all want it, Joe wants it, Daniel wants it,” Frank Warren, Dubois’ promoter, said. “It is two unbeaten fighters and it is not the end of the world for the loser, they can come again.” Warren said he has made a string of offers to other British heavyweights, including