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British boxer Daniel Dubois sues iconic promoter Don King over his WBA ‘common’ title combat purse

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British boxer Daniel Dubois sues iconic promoter Don King over his WBA ‘common’ title combat purse – alleging he has nonetheless not been paid after knocking out Trevor Bryan in Florida

  • British heavyweight Daniel Dubois is suing legendary boxing promoter Don King 
  • The 24-year-old has alleged he has nonetheless not been paid for a combat he had in June 
  • Dubois captured the WBA ‘common’ title with a knockout win over Trevor Bryan 
  • Now Dubois’ authorized crew have filed a lawsuit in opposition to Don King Productions 

Daniel Dubois is suing legendary promoter Don King, alleging that he has nonetheless not been paid for his victory over Trevor Bryan in June.

The British heavyweight captured the WBA ‘common’ title with a fourth-round knockout in Florida, on a present promoted by King. 

Almost two months on, Dubois’ authorized crew have filed a lawsuit in opposition to Don King Productions.

Daniel Dubois is suing legendary promoter Don King, alleging that he has nonetheless not been paid for his victory over Trevor Bryan in June

The British heavyweight captured the WBA 'regular' title with a fourth-round knockout of Bryan (right) in Florida, on a show promoted by King

The British heavyweight captured the WBA ‘common’ title with a fourth-round knockout of Bryan (proper) in Florida, on a present promoted by King

Dubois, who was slated to earn $1.4million for the combat, is claimed to be suing for between $938,274.32 (£773,000) and $463,274.32 (£382,000). 

King, who turns 91 this month, paid greater than $3m to advertise the present.

However now a messy authorized battle awaits amid uncertainty over exactly how a lot Dubois, 24, is owed.

King (left) famously promoted two of the biggest fights ever, both involving Muhammad Ali

King (left) famously promoted two of the most important fights ever, each involving Muhammad Ali

In response, King’s lawyer mentioned in an announcement: ‘DKP has made all requisite funds in direction of Mr Dubois’ purse.’

Dubois has knowledgeable document of 18-1, with 17 of his wins coming by knockout, and a 2020 knockout by Joe Joyce the one blemish on his document.

King famously promoted two of the most important fights of all time, the ‘Rumble within the Jungle’ between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman, plus the ‘Thrilla in Manila’, the third bout between Ali and Joe Frazier. 

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