BOXING is often all about timing. The timing of punches, the timing of fights. Get it wrong and you’re liable to fall short, either in terms of a shot thrown or a fight lost. Get it right, however, and expert timing can pay dividends. In the case of heavyweight prospects Daniel Dubois and Nathan Gorman, there is apparently no time like the present. On July 13 at the O2 Arena, the two will meet for the British heavyweight title, way ahead of schedule, and hope they have got their timing right.
Twenty-one-year-old Dubois is unbeaten in 11 fights, winning 10 of them inside the distance, while Gorman, 22, has avoided defeat in his first 16, stopping 11 of his opponents. Though relatively untested, they are talented, exciting and have been earmarked as two of the top heavyweight talents in the country. Better yet, they are ambitious, competitive and feel no way about testing their credentials against each other.
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