Daniel Dubois: Biography Of A Heavyweight Champ


Daniel Dubois

Heavyweight boxer, Daniel Dubois gave one hell of a punch and rose to fame after winning his first fight by knockout in under 40 seconds! Here’s a look at his full biography: 

Daniel Dubois: Bio, Career, Awards

Quick Facts:

  • The British boxer was affiliated with the English boxing manager and promoter Frank Warren. 
  • Before his fame, the boxer initially intended on competing in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics but opted to turn professional instead.
  • As of March 2018, he held a win-loss record of 7-0. 
  • Since 2019 he has held the British, Commonwealth, WBC Silver, and WBO International heavyweight titles. He is known for his punching power and currently holds a 92.9% knockout-to-win percentage. As an amateur, he was a five-time national junior titleist and British amateur champion.

Daniel Dubois’s Childhood: 

The British professional boxer came into this world on the 6th of September 1997 in Greenwich, London, England.

Daniel Dubois is the son of Dave Dubois who considered taking him to Peacock Gym, to train boxing under the command of Tony and Martin Bowers. Why? Apparently, Daniel Dubois was always getting into trouble when he was 9 years old. But it wasn’t just him, Dave also took Daniel’s younger sister Caroline Dubois who became a boxer. She has represented Great Britain and in 2018 became the -60kg European Junior, World Youth, and Youth Olympic champion.

Daniel Dubois’s Career: 

He started his career on the 4th of August 2017, and during his fights on the stage, he came across nicknames as Dynamite and Triple D. He started working on his road to stardom in 2017 after coming across Frank Warren, who happens to be an English boxing manager and promoter. 

He became the British heavyweight champion on 07/2019 and also held the Commonwealth heavyweight title, after yet another mind-boggling performance at Royal Albert Hall in late 2019. 

Daniel Dubois currently holds a 92.31% knockout (KOs) ratio.   

Marcus Kelly who is also a boxer from England was the first opponent of Daniel Dubois. On the 8th of April 2017, Daniel defeated Marcus during the first round in 35 seconds with a knockout. Blaise Mendouo was his next opponent and Daniel won his second fight with Blaise, a Cameron heavyweight champion, during the second round in 48 seconds. 

On the 20th of May 2017, David Howe challenged Daniel easily with a knockout. Daniel’s 4th fight took place in the boxing arena in London, England on the 8th of July 2017. He battled with Mauricio Barragan, a vacant WBO heavyweight champion, and therefore took the title from Barrangn.  

After his 4th fight, Daniel started preparing for his next fight with AJ Carter and said “I’d love to jump at the chance to fight for a major British belt like that. I’ve seen a few tapes of AJ Carter so I’m excited and training hard for him right now.”  And On The 6th of September 2017, Daniel found himself in the ring with AJ Carter, and at the first round, Daniel conquered him with a knockout within 48 seconds, and claimed the Southern Area heavyweight title. 

Daniel had his last fight of the year 2017 on the 9th of December with Dorian Darch. 

Interestingly, Dubois set Dorian Darch down within 51 seconds in the 2nd round. On the 24th of February 2018, DL Jones challenged Daniel, over the Southern Area heavyweight title but Daniel was able to hold on to the title by defeating DL Jones. He came across more formidable competitors including Tom Little, Ebenezer Tetteh and more. 

Daniel Dubois’s Body Measurements: 

Daniel stands at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches in (196cm) tall, a division of heavy weightiness, and achieved 78 in (198 cm) with a stance of orthodox.

Awards:

The British pro wrestler has been making a bunch of wins way back being an amateur before dreaming of being famous. He has accomplished many titles including the English schoolboy title, junior ABAs title and the CYPs title all twice.  

Daniel also won two gold medalists of multi-nation European Youth championships in Finland and Germany. 

Daniel premeditated on partaking in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but first and foremost wanting to be a pro boxer. On the 8th of April 2017. Daniel achieved one of his goals by defeating Marcus Kelly with a powerful knockout in between 35 seconds. This gave him his highly anticipated Pro title through the Daniel Dubois vs Marcus Kelly full match. 

In 2017, Daniel took home the vacant WBC Youth World heavyweight title. 

According to Steve Bunce, a boxing journalist, Daniel’s jab is a stiff weapon transmitted from relics of the ring, for breaking through all his first 13 fights with 12 knockouts in his boxing record. 


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