NOW with a killer instinct, and inspired by the only heartbreaking loss of his career, Billy Dib has propelled himself into world title contention after being sanctioned to compete for the vacant IBF featherweight title.

The title was vacated after Yuriorkis Gamboa, of Cuba, missed a mandatory re-weighing procedure established by the IBF in the lead-up to defending his IBF and WBA World featherweight titles against Jorge Solis in the US on March 26. Gambo was stripped of his IBF title but retained his WBA championship in his fourth-round knockout win. Dib will fight for the title midway through this year, likely against undefeated Miguel Garcia…Read Story at The Leader >