In an age of big heavyweight battles that have reinvigorated the division, the clash between Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce stands out as one of the most intriguing. The two undefeated British heavyweights will fight with the British, Commonwealth, European, WBO International and WBC silver titles on the line. More importantly, the winner will be placed on the fringes of the world title picture. The fight goes down from Church House in London on Saturday afternoon (2 p.m. ET, ESPN+).
Dubois is 15-0 with 14 knockouts so far in his career while Joyce’s pro record sits at 11-0 with 10 knockouts. But Joyce is 35 years old to Dubois’ 23. That sets the fight up as a very “here and now” situation for Joyce, who has shown solid talent while coming to the sport later than most men who rise to the ranks of title contenders….