Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Dubois vs Joyce?
Joe Joyce beat Daniel Dubois by knockout in the 10th round on Saturday 28th November 2020 at Church House in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Dubois vs Joyce stats
Daniel Dubois stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Joe Joyce made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 11 wins and 0 draws, with 10 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Dubois had a slight advantage in power over Joyce, with a 93% knock out percentage over Joyce's 91%.
Daniel Dubois was the younger man by 12 years, at 23 years old.
Joyce had a height advantage of 1 inch over Dubois. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Daniel Dubois & Joe Joyce fought out of an orthodox stance.
Dubois was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 6 months earlier than Joyce, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 53 to Joyce's 53.
Daniel Dubois went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBC and 2 by the WBO at heavyweight.
Joe Joyce was ranked number 11 by the WBC, 11 by the WBO and 13 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Dubois vs Joyce form
Daniel Dubois had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Ricardo Snijders on 29th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Kyotaro Fujimoto on 21st December 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Copper Box Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ebenezer Tetteh on 27th September 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight championship fight at Royal Albert Hall, London.
Before that, he had beat Nathan Gorman on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 5th round in their BBBOC British Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.
He had defeated Richard Lartey on 27th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Joyce remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Michael Wallisch on 25th July 2020 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Bryant Jennings on 13th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Alexander Ustinov on 18th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Lamex Stadium, Hertfordshire.
Before that, he had beat Bermane Stiverne on 23rd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at O2 Arena, London.
He had won against Joe Hanks on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Staples Center, LA, United States.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Daniel Dubois had been fighting more than Joe Joyce.
Going to this contest, Daniel Dubois had last fought 7 months and 25 days ago, while Joe Joyce's last outing had been 8 months and 29 days ago.
Dubois' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Joyce's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
What time did Dubois vs Joyce start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 AM GMT at Church House, London, United Kingdom, which was 7:00 PM EST or 4:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Dubois vs Joyce?
Daniel Dubois was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Joe Joyce made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.