Daniel Dubois made a successful return to motion as he claimed the WBA interim heavyweight title with a second-round stoppage of Bogdan Dinu.
In his first combat since his stoppage to defeat to Joe Joyce in November, the previous British and Commonwealth champion caught his Romanian opponent inside the primary 15 seconds of the second spherical with a proper hand to make an emphatic-winning return on the Telford Worldwide Centre.
Underneath the tutelage of coach Shane McGuigan for the primary time, Dubois, 23, began the combat on the entrance foot within the first spherical and dropped Dinu proper at the beginning of the second.
The Romanian was unable to beat the referees rely handy Dubois his sixteenth win from 17 skilled fights and a shot at Trevor Bryan’s WBA ‘common’ belt, though the WBA championship standing is sophisticated.
Anthony Joshua is ready to defend his WBA ‘tremendous’ title, WBO and IBF belts towards Oleksandr Usyk, whereas Bryan holds the WBA ‘common’ title and Mahmoud Charr was not too long ago named ‘WBA champion in recess’ earlier than not too long ago returning with a victory.
Defeat to Joyce in December price Dubois the possibility to turn out to be the primary ranked fighter within the WBO’s heavyweight rankings and a chance to face the winner of the potential heavyweight showdown between Joshua and Usyk.
However simply greater than six months later Dubois has lined up a world title shot, whereas Dinu suffered a 3rd profession defeat following losses to Kubrat Pulev and Jarrell Miller.
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