Daniel Dubois is again within the UK after his profitable Stateside mission to take the WBA world heavyweight championship belt from Trevor Bryan and he now has a few huge home targets firmly in his sights.
The 24-year-old Greenwich fighter, alongside along with his promoter Frank Warren, known as into the talkSPORT studios in the present day to mirror on his title-winning exploits earlier than heading off for a celebratory meal the place future plans have been resulting from be mapped out.
Dubois conceded that he had put in himself as heavy favorite in opposition to Bryan earlier than a blow was even landed and he views his triumph as a gateway in direction of some enormous collisions, not least the winner of the forthcoming Oleksandr Usyk-Anthony Joshua rematch.
His newly-won WBA champion standing means he will likely be known as upon to struggle the unified champion when his necessary flip comes round and Dubois insists he’s greater than able to make the leap into the elite heavyweight pool.
“I heard a lot of people say it and even though I thought it was a foregone conclusion I would win the fight, that fight was very big,” mentioned Dubois, who has gained 11 championship belts as knowledgeable. “It has set up a whole load of other matches down the line that are going to happen.
“This is what we are in this sport for, along with my dad and everyone who has been behind me from the beginning, this is what I’ve been pushing for. Now it is ahead of me, these big challenges are going to come,” he added, earlier than being questioned on whether or not a struggle with Usyk or Joshua appeals.
“Oh yeah, I am ready for the winner, line them up! I am waiting for this moment, I would prefer it to be Joshua, but whoever it is, it is the big league.
“I want to get a few more fights under my belt, with that belt, and defend it to really make my mark and leave a legacy as a champion.”
Frank Warren then threw the identify of Dillian Whyte into the combo for a possible defence of his new belt and it was a suggestion that discovered favour along with his younger heavyweight star.
“That’s the fight,” he mentioned. “This is all business, there is no disrespect to anyone but I am coming to clean up and take out whoever is in my way.”
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