THE innuendo surrounding Billy Dib’s US fight is over with unbeaten Russian Evgeny Gradovich the new challenger to Dib’s IBF featherweight title in the US on March 1.
The heavy-handed Gradovich replaces would-be opponent Luis Franco, whose shock withdrawal sent Dib’s camp into a spin just days ago.
‘‘It’s worked out quite well,’’ said Dib’s brother and manager Emaid.
‘‘It’s definitely going to be a lot tougher fight. He doesn’t take a step back but if you look at the fight stats, Billy Dib should win. He definitely has the more experience…read story >