Daniel Dubois Sues Don King; Alleges Promoter Owes Him As Much As $938,000

Don King is officially the GOAT, but if you're Daniel Dubois, it's not in a good way.

The longtime promoter has now been sued by fighters in six different decades and the heavyweight contender is the latest to file a lawsuit against the 90-year-old.

An attorney filed a lawsuit on Dubois' behalf against Don King Productions on Monday evening in Broward County, Florida, where King's promotional company is located. The Englishman alleges in court documents that he was not fully paid for his fourth-round stoppage of Trevor Bryan on June 11 in Miami.

Dubois (18-1, 17 KOs) claims King still owes him in the range of $463,274.32 and $938,274.32 for a win that served as the main event of a pay-per-view show on King's website.

The discrepancy in the above numbers is a result of the unknown. It is currently unclear whether King has paid his sanctioning fee to the WBA and/or his taxes to the U.S. government.

Per BoxingScene.com, Dubois was contracted to pay three percent of his purse to the WBA for sanctioning their title fight. Beyond that $42,066.01, an additional 30 percent of Dubois’ entire purse, or $420,660.14, was supposed to be paid to the IRS for taxes as a foreign national.

Dubois was due to be paid $928,274.32 immediately after the fight. King has allegedly ignored attempts to collect the money over the past seven weeks, but Dubois did state that King paid for $475,000 of his total purse because he was partially paid through a license fee from BT Sport, which televised Dubois-Bryan in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Big Fight Weekend's Dan Rafael was the first to report that Dubois filed a lawsuit against King.

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