Dib vs. Franco Title Clash Set For March 1 on ESPN FNF

Lou DiBella of DiBella Entertainment and 50 Cent of SMS Promotions will come together to put on an ESPN Friday Night Fights card on March 1, at MGM Grand at Foxwoods.  In the main event, SMS Promotions IBF Featherweight Champion Billy "The Kid" Dib (35-1, 21KO's) looks to defend his title against Cuban Olympian and IBF #3 rated Luis Franco (11-1, 7KO's). 

In the televised co-feature, former amateur standout and now top-ten rated junior middleweight contender Willie Nelson (19-1-1, 11KO's) squares off against Michael Medina (26-3-2, 19KO's) in a 10-round showdown for Nelson's NABF junior middleweight title.  The event on March 1st will mark 50's boxing promotional debut.  Both bouts will be aired on ESPN's Friday Night Fights beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 01-24-2013

[QUOTE=Hilis;12948105]No hate, but I feel like there are so many fighters at 126 that would outclass Dib; he lost to Steven Luevano for heavens sake and I dont know why 50 cent ever even signed him. Folks get tired of…

Comment by Hilis on 01-24-2013

No hate, but I feel like there are so many fighters at 126 that would outclass Dib; he lost to Steven Luevano for heavens sake and I dont know why 50 cent ever even signed him. Folks get tired of…

Comment by nycsmooth on 01-23-2013

good espn go as it should xpose the non-entity...interested in seeing Nelson on live tv...

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 01-23-2013

[QUOTE=jsfd26;12944470]I thought he fell on the ropes and was laying on them. He was badly hurt but if you watch the replay in slow mo it was a perfect shot. I'm fully convinced that wouldve KOed anyone with a "weak…

Comment by komandante on 01-22-2013

Billy who, did he ever fought a credible fighter have not seen one. He only fights door knobs and tomatoe cans.:popcorn:

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