Queensberry sweep Matchroom in unique 5vs5 team boxing in Riyadh

 Queensberry's Daniel Dubois delivered a standout performance in his victory over Filip Hrgovic, capitalizing on a stoppage caused by a severe cut to Hrgovic. Despite enduring heavy blows early in the fight, Dubois showcased resilience and skill, cementing his ascent in the boxing world.

Following his win, Dubois wasted no time in calling out Anthony Joshua, who was present at the event, expressing his eagerness for a heavyweight clash in London during the fall season. The victory by Dubois, along with triumphs from Nick Ball and Willy Hutchinson, propelled Team Queensberry to a commanding lead, ultimately securing a substantial $3 million prize.

In a separate bout, Zhilei Zhang's knockout victory over Deontay Wilder, though inconsequential to the overall event outcome, added further excitement to the night's proceedings.

The unique format of the event, dubbed 5vs5 and held at the Kingdom Arena, drew confidence from both Eddie Hearn's Matchroom and Frank Warren's Queensberry teams regarding their fighters' prospects.

Reflecting on his win over Raymond Ford, Nick Ball expressed immense pride and gratitude, stating that the victory was the culmination of years of dedication and hard work, not just for himself but for everyone supporting him.

In another notable fight outside the team format, Dmitry Bivol secured victory against Malik Zinad for the WBA light-heavyweight title, with the fight ending due to a sixth-round stoppage. Bivol highlighted the importance of the win in setting an example for his children and spoke of his ongoing commitment to improving his game despite the victory.

Overall, the event showcased thrilling matches, outstanding performances, and the determination of fighters like Dubois, Ball, and Bivol to excel in their respective divisions.

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