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Escobedo on Dib: I Will Return To Mexico With The Title

By Miguel Rivera

Lightweight Eduardo Escobedo (32-3, 23KOs) is confident about the scheduled fight with IBF champion Billy Dib (33-1, 20KOs), taking place on the 7th of March in Tasmania, Australia. Escobedo started training the moment he was advised of a deal by his promoter Hector Garcia of HG Boxing. Escobedo has not been stopped in a single fight since 2004 and lost only one bout since 2007, when he was decisioned in twelve rounds by hard puncher Daniel Ponce De Leon. Escobedo won a final eliminator last July when he knocked out Joksan Hernandez in two rounds.

"I know what kind of fighter he is, and I need to develop a game place to win in his backyard. To those who know me, I say trust me, I will return from Australia as a world champion. I have enough time to achieve an excellent preparation. A few days ago I started sparring and what I need is speed. Dib is a fighter who always moves on his legs, hits and runs, and he must be slowed down. I know it will not be easy, but I will return from Australia with the championship in my grasp," Escobedo said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Spray_resistant on 01-22-2012

[QUOTE=Burat Mo;11698630]Billy Dib's record is padded he only beats bums to make his record look good. Escobedo should knockout Dib if he's fighting in Australia that's the reality. :boxing:[/QUOTE] Agree he won't get the nod but should be good enough…

Comment by Burat Mo on 01-22-2012

Billy Dib's record is padded he only beats bums to make his record look good. Escobedo should knockout Dib if he's fighting in Australia that's the reality. :boxing:

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