Sydney boxer draws strength from cultural heritage

Billy Dib

The son of Palestinian-Lebanese parents, Billy “The Kid” Dib is virtually unknown in Australia, but overseas he’s a celebrity.

He’s managed by his brother, Emad and he’s a mentor to his younger amateur-boxing brother, Youseff.

But the family ties don’t stop there – Billy credits his mother with giving him the strength to fight.

“My mum comes from the war-torn country of Palestine and you know, she’s very strong,” he said…read story >