HEAVYWEIGHT starlet Daniel Dubois is sick of Anthony Joshua comparisons regardless of being tipped to be the wonderboy to topple the king.
The 20-year-old is just simply making his means within the professional recreation after strolling away from chasing Olympic gold – like AJ landed in 2012 – to receives a commission for his huge punches.
Dubois’ repute is rocketing after ending his first 5 fights contained in the opening two rounds and being the younger upstart who has bested the WBA and IBF champ of their sparring clashes.
Promoter Frank Warren insists the Peacock health club prodigy can beat Joshua in 2018 and his sixth battle can be a very good barometer as it’s in opposition to AJ’s fourth opponent Dorian Darch.
The 28-year-old Watford star received by stoppage in spherical two of the 2014 bout however was unable to ground the journeyman.
However Dubois has no real interest in evaluating notes and measuring his efficiency on December 9 up in opposition to Joshua’s -who was 24 when he beat Darch.
The large prospect wrote on Twitter: “Folks would possibly make comparisons with Anthony Joshua and the job he did on Darch in his fourth battle, however that doesn’t curiosity me in any respect.
“I’m not about evaluating myself to anybody, it’s about being me. I’m Daniel Dubois and there’s no person else like me.”
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Nobody of their proper thoughts would need to upset Dubois however Warren has not been shy in making comparisons together with his starlet and Joshua in addition to the greats that he has stabled.
The BoxNation boss believes WBO boss Joseph Parker might lose his crown to the up-and-coming south Londoner
And the battle with Joshua is on the radar, Warren stated: “He is an exceptional puncher and really assured as soon as he will get within the ring.
“I believe he punches more durable than any British heavyweight I’ve ever seen.
“We’re speaking more durable than Anthony Joshua, Frank Bruno, Lennox Lewis, all of them.
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“When it comes to potential, I believe he is in entrance of anybody I’ve ever had. He is 20.
“Not solely did he knock Joshua down [in sparring], he completely did for Joshua within the health club, as he has executed with all of the names he has sparred with.
“Don’t worry about Joshua operating out of opponents. I believe Dubois might be prepared in 12 months’ time. I would put him in with Parker after 5 extra fights.”