Daniel Dubois will make the primary protection of his World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) heavyweight title towards South African Kevin Lerena this Saturday on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in Tottenham, London.
The WBA champion will step into the ring to attempt to retain his crown and he’ll do it at residence, which implies lots to him as he begins his journey as champion. Dubois is without doubt one of the most completed younger fighters within the heavyweight ranks and has overcome obstacles to get to the place he’s in right this moment.
His loss to Joe Joyce in November 2020 was a serious blow for the 25-year-old fighter. Nevertheless, Dubois took a break and returned to the ring halfway by means of 2021. Since then he has gained three fights in a row, together with his most up-to-date towards Trevor Bryan, towards whom he gained the black and gold belt.
Kevin Lerena, a 30-year-old South African who’s going into crucial struggle of his profession, will attempt to harm Dubois on the evening. The southpaw is the Intercontinental champion and hasn’t misplaced a struggle since 2014, which has given him a title shot.
Dubois comes into the struggle with a report of 18 wins, 1 loss and 17 knockouts. Lerena has 28 wins, 1 loss and 14 knockouts.