Dib retains IBF world title

Australia’s Billy Dib has retained his IBF featherweight world title, with Mexican challenger Eduardo Escobedo calling off the fight after the sixth round in Hobart.

Escobedo had called Dib a “little pussy” in the lead-up but Dib relentlessly attacked his opponent, unleashing a flurry of punches in the fifth and sixth rounds before the smaller Mexican’s camp signalled the fight was over…read story >