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Mikey Garcia-Billy Dib IBF Title Bout Being Explored

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com was advised that a featherweight clash is being explored between Mikey Garcia (25-0, 21KOs) and Australia's Billy Dib (31-1-1, 19KOs). Early discussions are taking place to match the two fighters, possibly in July, for the vacant IBF featherweight title. The belt became vacant when Yuriorkis Gamboa failed to attend the IBF's secondary weigh-in for his recent fight with Jorge Solis. Garcia is ranked at number 1 and Dib is ranked at number 3, with the number two position being vacant. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 04-06-2011

Never heard of billy dib im sure its a easy win for garcia but arum is building garcia to feed him to juanma the same thing hes doing to gamboa just building them up for the best fighter in the…

Comment by lopez36 on 04-06-2011

[QUOTE=hitking;10334775]LOL! I didn't even know Gamboa had been stripped of the IBF tinket. That's funny. Sounds like the Bobfather dropped a little coin on the IBF, had them strip Gamboa, gonna had Mikey the belt, and then put Mikey in…

Comment by joehenry83 on 04-06-2011

There is a featherweight here in scotland whos name is John Simpson and he is ranked no 3 by the IBF (Garcia no1 , Dib no2). It said in the news paper yesterday that if he wins his next fight…

Comment by hitking on 04-06-2011

LOL! I didn't even know Gamboa had been stripped of the IBF tinket. That's funny. Sounds like the Bobfather dropped a little coin on the IBF, had them strip Gamboa, gonna had Mikey the belt, and then put Mikey in…

Comment by Buffalo on 04-06-2011

Arum sucks but what's with all the hate? Who should he fight? Garcia isn't ready for gamboa or juan ma, so why the f should that be made? Agree on building up garcia, that's arum's plan, but he won't be…

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