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Dubois vs Joyce: Pros react to Joe Joyce’s stunning knockout of Daniel Dubois

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The British boxing world had a lot to say about the Dubois-Joyce fight and Joe Joyce’s performance.

Daniel Dubois v Joe Joyce - WBC Silver, British, Commonwealth and European Heavyweight Title Fight Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images

A highly-anticipated British heavyweight showdown is now in the books, as Joe Joyce stopped Daniel Dubois in the 10th round of their fight in Westminster, pushing himself closer to a world title opportunity, and reality checking the rise of young Dubois a bit.

Dubois (15-1, 14 KO) has plenty of time to bounce back, and for Joyce (12-0, 11 KO) this is a massive win, giving him the European, British, and Commonwealth heavyweight titles. His jab was the key difference, as you’ll see noted by many — because it was so obvious, obviously, and even scored the KO blow when Dubois went down early in the 10th and just did not answer the referee’s count.

Everyone in the British boxing game, at the very least, was tuned in for this one, so there’s a lot to see from their reactions on social media: