Dubois claims European title with impressive stoppage of Cojanu
PUBLISHED: 16:00 11 March 2019 | UPDATED: 12:20 12 March 2019
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Former Islington amateur Daniel Dubois is the new WBO European heavyweight champion after stopping Razvan Cojanu at the Royal Albert Hall on Friday night.
The pair met on a Frank Warren show at the iconic venue, with the 21-year-old winning in the second round.
Dubois started fast with stiff left jabs in the first round, before catching his Romanian rival with a cluster of blows in the second.
That forced Cojanu against the ropes and it was a right over the top from Duvois that did the damage, dropping the Romanian to the canvas and forcing referee Steve Gray to bring proceedings to an end.
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*Islington bantamweight Sam Cox earned a third straight win with a first-round stoppage of Bulgaria’s Georgi Andonov at York Hall on Saturday night.