Sport Australian boxer Billel Dib has visa cancelled by US government

18:08  14 february  2018
18:08  14 february  2018 Source:   Sporting News

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The United States Government has cancelled my VISA to the United States . I have been informed that I am no longer welcome in the United States . — Billel Babyface Dib (@ Billel _ Dib ) February 14, 2018.

The latest Tweets from Billel Babyface Dib (@ Billel _ Dib ). Professional boxer signed with Dibella Ent. Thank you to all the love and support i have been receiving. I was able to watch & learn from one of Australia ’s Best Boxer @ Billel _ Dib this morning

  Australian boxer Billel Dib has visa cancelled by US government © Provided by Sportal com au Australian boxer Billel Dib has expressed his disappointment after he revealed his visa to the United States has been cancelled.

Dib was announced last month to face Matt Remillard in his return to American shores on February 24th.

However, the fight is in serious doubt after Dib tweeted the news of his visa's cancellation, with the 28-year-old accusing the US government of using his faith as a motivator for their actions.

"The United States Government has cancelled my VISA to the United States," Dib wrote in a tweet on Wednesday, which he ended with a reference to incumbent US president Donald Trump.

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BILLEL “Babyface” Dib isn’t a typical fighter. While the 27-year-old is on a world-title path and heads to the USA to take on Colombian Carlos Padilla, he is driven by the desire to be much more than the world’s best boxer .

WORLD rated super featherweight Billel Dib is looking to make a statement when Australian boxing returns to free-to-air television for the first time in five years on Saturday night. “And that has also crossed over with our boxing . We have an unbreakable bond, we push each other Cancel reply.

"I have been informed that I am no longer welcome in the United States. I can not believe that this is happening in 2018!

"Tell me any other reason other than me being a Muslim."

Dib volunteered at a refugee camp in Ain al-Hilweh in Lebanon in 2016, and is studying accounting and law on his way to becoming a forensic accountant.

He is a two-time winner of the Australian Super Featherweight Title and is a former WBO Oriental champion.

Dib last fought in a bout against American Yuandale Evans in April 2017 for the interim WBA-NABA Super Featherweight title, losing in a hard-fought 10-rounder.

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