Daniel DuBois is set to make his American debut when he faces Joe Cusumano on a Jake Paul card against Tyrone Woodley.
The 23-year-old hopes to compete for the world title soon, but needs to rebuild his career after a devastating loss to Joe Joyce.
Daniel Dubois hopes for his first win on US soil
Dubois suffered a serious eye injury in that loss to Joyce in November last year, but recovered with a 15th win over Bogdan Dino in June.
As for Cusumano, the American has a decent record with 19 career wins, 17 by knockout, and three losses.
DuBois would need to be on his A-game and perform in America.
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The 10-round heavyweight fight will take place on Saturday, August 29, and will take place at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio.
He participated in a Jake Paul against Tyron Woodley bottom card with Tommy Fury also on a packed bottom card.
A British broadcaster has yet to secure the rights to Paul vs. Woodley, but Showtime Sports will broadcast the fight in the United States.
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Daniel Dubois: “I’m excited to try it out. The fight is going to be a great show because these guys bring in a lot of buzz and hype.
“Make a statement is what I want to do. Have people talk about me.
“I’ll take my time, I’m not going to go look for the knockout, but when that comes. If I do everything right and don’t underestimate it, I’ll take it out and move on.
“I will make a great statement.
Kuzumano has had 19 fights, so he knows what he’s doing, he knows his way around the ring.
“He’ll be there to fight, to make a name for himself too. That’s what I need, these kinds of fights.”
“I need to win, get back on track and keep building.”
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Joe Kusumano: “Man, I’ve seen a lot of your fights. I’m also a boxing fanatic, so I love watching fights and he’s always been an exciting fighter. His mentor was Mike Tyson, as was I. He also loved Mike Tyson, especially when he was a kid. So yeah, he is.” [Dubois] Great fighter. I’m happy to fight it, and I’m happy with it, it’s a dream come true for me. He’s a great fighter and I’m really excited.
“I just love to fight! I’m a fighter, I grew up loving fights and watching fights. My dad was also a big fan of boxing. So I just go out there and do what I have to do, to stay alive and hit some hard shots. , the fighting will go my way.
“It’s heavyweight boxing. This is the heavyweight division. I’m a very humble guy, and I just know it’s going to be a great fight. I’m coming in to do my part and I’m sure he’ll come to do my part. We both have a lot of knockouts: I have 19 wins, 17 wins by KO, he’s got 15 knockouts out of 16. I think someone got kicked out.
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