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The Australian was scheduled to fight unbeaten, 19-0 (14 KO), Puerto Rican Jayson Velez.According to his attorney, IBF featherweight champion Billy Dib will not be defending his title on the December 1 undercard of Miguel Cotto vs. Austin Trout. Dib's attorney, Adam Houda, confirmed the news via his Twitter page. "Media Release: My client @TheRealBillyDib will not be fighting Dec 1 NY. It appears Billy has been caught in the cross-fire of boxing politics," Houda would write. Dib would retweet the message shortly afterwards to his own followers.
Danny Jacobs is set to fight on the undercard but no other fights have been confirmed yet.