Carl Froch, web host commentator, believes Daniel Dubois has a good chance of upsetting Anthony Joshua on September 21st if he’s the one that faces the former two-time heavyweight champion at Wembley Stadium.

As Froch points out, the 34-year-old Joshua (28-3, 25 KOs) hasn’t fought anyone of quality since his second fight against Andy Ruiz in 2019, apart from his two bouts against Oleksandr Usyk, which he lost.

Joshua’s Suspect Resume

It’s been all smoke and mirrors, helped by his promoter Eddie Hearn’s skillful match-making. Froch thinks that if the 26-year-old Dubois (21-2, 20 KOs) can get past the first few rounds, he’s got a good chance of beating Joshua.

Joshua’s opposition since the second Ruiz fight:

– Francis Ngannou
– Otto Wallin
– Robert Helenius
– Jermaine Franklin
– Oleksandr Usyk x 2
– Kubrat Pulev

“Him against Joshua, who hasn’t really beaten anyone of note since being flattened by the fat kid [Andy Ruiz] and losing to Usyk twice, who has he fought to say, ‘I’ve done really well. I got a good win.’ Not Ngannou. He crumbled on the first after the first right hand he hit him with,” said Carl Froch on his YouTube channel.

“If Dubois goes in there and believes in himself, then that could be a tasty fight.”

Joshua’s Weaknesses Exposed

It might not require that Dubois get past the first few rounds to finish the aging Joshua. With Dubois’ power, he could KO Joshua in the first round if he connects with one of his big right hands or tires him out with a fast-paced assault.

We saw Joshua gas immediately when pressed hard by Ruiz and Wladimir Klitschko. He does not handle any fast pace without immediately tiring and being helpless for the new two or three rounds.

Interestingly, Joshua’s UK fans have eaten it up, believing ‘he’s back’ and proven that he’s back. In reality, Joshua is an aging fighter with a weak chin and poor stamina who has been matched in a specific way to hide the defects.

I’ll be surprised if Hearn uses Dubois as Joshua’s opponent for September 21st without the IBF title being at stake because it’s a risky fight for AJ, and Eddie is quite aware of that.

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