Daniel Dubois has spoken out about the falling though of talks to face Dillian Whyte – and insists he still wants to get in the ring with ‘The Bodysnatcher’ soon.
Speaking to SecondsOut, Dubois admitted he wasn’t sure of the reason for the collapse in negotiations with Whyte, but assured fans the all British clash was still very much in his sights.
“I don’t know what happened with the Whyte fight. Frank told they were working on it then, next thing I know, the opponents changed.”
“In this game you don’t know what to expect but I 100% want Dillian Whyte next.”
“I’m at that level now and I need those tough, testing fights where people will doubt me. I’ll come through these guys to reach my goals.”
Word was that Dubois’ promoter Frank Warren was close to agreeing a November 26th showdown with Whyte, however talks fell through and it appears the Brixton man will be appearing on an Eddie Hearn show on that date instead.
DDD’s trainer Shane McGuigan revealed his could have been facing Aussie veteran Lucas Browne, however that fight now seems dead in the water after the British Boxing Board of Control refused to sanction the contest.
Kevin Lerena revealed on social media he had been offered the fight by Warren, but it remains to see if terms will be finalised for the South African to get a shot at Dubois’ WBA regular title.