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Billy Dib

World Champion | Author |  Speaker

Everything in your life starts with a vision, consistency will only lead to one destination SUCCESS. 

Billy Dib


Billy Dib's life story is one of unyielding resilience and unshakable faith. From the moment he came into this world, he confronted adversity head-on. Born with chronic asthma, his early months were marked by the struggle for every breath. Growing up in one of Sydney's most challenging suburbs as one of only two Lebanese families, he faced relentless bullying, making his journey to adulthood a gritty battle.

Despite his apprehension about attending school due to the constant torment, Billy's faith provided him with the strength to persevere. He embraced the art of fighting with not just physical prowess but also with resilience and humility. However, it was when he stepped into the boxing gym at Sutherland PCYC that his destiny was irrevocably set in motion.

Billy Dib, a two-time world champion boxer, candidly shares the extraordinary tale of his life, a narrative that spans the spectrum of human emotions. From triumphant victories to gut-wrenching despair, from moments of jubilation to heartbreak, his autobiography delves deep into the highs and lows that defined his existence.

Within the pages of his book, readers are transported into the exhilarating world of a world champion, where international rock stars rub shoulders with iconic boxers, and the birth of his son brings unparalleled joy. Yet, this emotional journey plunges even deeper, delving into the sorrow of losing his first wife to cancer and the excruciating battle he waged against cancer himself – the "hardest fight of his life."

Billy Dib's life could have taken a different turn on many occasions, but his unwavering faith and an unquenchable desire to be the best father for his son fueled his determination. Throughout his tumultuous journey, he refused to surrender. 

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New Release

A True Heart
By Billy Dib

Suffering with chronic asthma during the first few months of life, and growing up in one of only two Lebanese families in a tough suburb of Sydney, Billy Dib was a fighter from the day he was born. Afraid to go to school because of the constant bullying, with the strength of his faith, he learned to fight with resilience and humility. His destiny was paved from the moment he walked into the boxing gym at Sutherland PCYC.


Two-time world champion boxer, Billy Dib, relates his journey from triumph and victory to the depths of despair, from jubilation to heartbreak, in this candid and vulnerable account of the highs and lows of his life. In this book, Billy shares with you the elation of becoming a world champion, his stories of international rock stars, friendships with some of the most iconic boxers in the world and his pure bliss on the birth of his son.


But his emotional journey takes you deeper, through his sorrow at the passing of his first wife to cancer, and the 'hardest fight of his life' surviving cancer himself.


There were many days he could have given up, but his surrender to his faith and the ultimate need and longing to be the best father to his son kept the fight, and himself, alive! Join Billy on his emotional roller-coaster of life in the autobiography you won't be able to put down! AUTHOR: Bilal Dib, known as Billy Dib, is an Australian professional boxer. He held the IBF featherweight title from 2011 to 2013, and the IBO super-featherweight title in 2008.


Billy Dib is  launching his inspiring book at the Authors Book Launch and Expo 2023 in Melbourne at Crown Promenade Hotel.


Authors Book Launch and Expo 2023

6 - 7 October 2023

Crown Conferences Melbourne

8 Whiteman St, Melbourne


Billy Dib

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