Dubois will walk into the fight as a heavy favorite; however, there’s lots of pressure on him to maintain his perfect record.The British heavyweight champion last fought against Kyotaro Fujimoto, and successfully retained the WBO international and won the WBC silver heavyweight title. Dubois and Snijders will headline the event behind closed doors.
The fight will take place on August 29
At what time will Dubois vs Snijders start?
United Kingdom: 7 pm BST
USA: 2 pm EDT, 11 am PST
Despite his major victories and multiple world titles, one major criticism has been the quality of Dubois’s opponents. The Briton has fought many inexperienced fighters and Snijders is certainly a level up from his previous competition.Ricardo Snijders has taken a lot of time away from the sport and hasn’t been fighting as regularly as Dubois over the past three years.
Snijders has lost one fight in the past, which was his first and only venture outside his home country. He suffered a shock loss to Joe Djeko in 2016 and has only fought one time since.Daniel Dubois is an extremely powerful fighter, and this will be a huge advantage going into the fight. Snijders has been floored in the past and will have to be extremely cautious.
Also, Dubois is the fresher and more active fighter. The champion has never lost a fight and has been relatively active over the past few years.Ricardo will certainly feel a bit of ring rust because of his inactivity and will take some time getting adjusted to the fight.
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to sleep. 13 out of his 14 wins came via knockouts, and all of them happened in less than five rounds!Unlike Daniel Dubois, Ricardo Snijders has tasted defeat before. The Dutch boxer holds a professional record of 18-1. Snijders last competed in 2019; he defeated Istvan Kun via a KO. It is worth noting that Snijders will have an advantage over Dubois in terms of preparation.
How? Dubois was preparing for Erik, and he found out about his new opponent last week. On the other hand, Snijders has been training for Dubois for a while now.If Dubois can get through Snijders, he will get to clash with Joe Joyce later this year.Where to watch Dubois vs Snijders?The fight will take place on August 29, and fans can catch all the action from the platforms listed below.
Dubois vs Snijders: Undercard
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