Daniel Dubois: Record, KOs, height, trainer and everything you need to know about the heavyweight sensation

All Dubois' key professional statistics as 'Dynamite' prepares for his American debut against Joe Cusumano on the Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley undercard on BT Sport Box Office.

Published: 26 August 2021 - 4.37pm

British heavyweight sensation Daniel Dubois is viewed as one of the brightest prospects in the sport.

The 23-year-old bounced back from defeat against domestic rival Joe Joyce in November to secure the interim WBA regular heavyweight championship with a second round knockout of Bogdan Dinu in June.

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With a new team behind him and an exciting future of big fights to look forward to, now is the perfect time to jump on board the Daniel Dubois bandwagon!

Here, we take you through Dubois’ key career stats ahead of his next bout against Joe Cusumano on BT Sport Box Office.

Daniel Dubois: Amateur career

Dubois took up boxing at nine and trained at the Peacock Gym in Canning Town from a young age.

He went on to have 75 amateur bouts, winning 69 and losing six. He won two English schoolboy titles, two Junior ABAs, the CYPs and boxed for England 12 times.

He decided to turn professional with Frank Warren in 2017 rather than waiting for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Daniel Dubois: Record

Dubois has won all but one of his 17 professional bouts, with the only defeat coming against Joe Joyce back in December.

He won his first fight in 2017 against Marcus Kelly in 35 seconds and has wins over seasoned veterans Kevin Johnson and Razvan Cojanu on his record.

He beat Nathan Gorman in July 2019 in a standout victory, following up with comprehensive wins over Ebenezer Tetteh, Kyotaro Fujimoto and Snijders.

This summer, he defeated Romanian banger Bogdan Dinu inside two rounds to claim the vacant WBA regular interim heavyweight crown.

Daniel Dubois: Knockouts

15 of Dubois’ 16 wins have come by way of knockout. The only contest that went to points was against American Johnson in 2018.

He has gained a reputation as a fearsome KO artist and is widely viewed as one of the biggest punchers in the division.

Daniel Dubois: Height

Dubois is 6ft 5in (196cm).

Daniel Dubois: Reach

Dubois has a reach of 78in (198cm).

Daniel Dubois: Trainer

Dubois worked under Martin Bowers at the Peacock Gym for most his professional career but, following defeat to Joyce, the Greenwich man swapped east London for south London and headed for the McGuigan camp.

Head trainer Shane McGuigan is one of the most highly-regarded young trainers in the sport and has guided the likes of Josh Taylor, George Groves and Lawrence Okolie to world titles in recent years.

Daniel Dubois: Next fight and future opponent

Dubois will make his American debut this weekend when he faces Joe Cusumano on the Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley undercard in Ohio, United States.

He said: “I’m excited for the experience. To be fighting out there will be a great show because these guys bring a lot of publicity and hype.

“To make a statement out there is what I want to do. To get people talking about me.

“I will take my time, not go looking for a knockout, but when it comes it comes. If I do everything properly and not underestimate him, then I’ll take him out then move on.

“I will make a big statement.

“Cusumano had 19 fights so he knows what he’s doing, he knows his way around the ring.

“He will be there to fight, to make a name for himself too. That’s what I need, these kinds of fights.

“I need to win, to get back on track and keep building.”

Dubois has also make clear his desire for a rematch with Joe Joyce somewhere down the line.

"I want to clear that up, I want to have the rerun again. I need to set it right," he told BT Sport recently.