Pacquiao vs. Rios Undercard: Evgeny Gradovich vs. Billy Dib Preview, Prediction

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Pacquiao vs. Rios Undercard: Evgeny Gradovich vs. Billy Dib Preview, Prediction
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Evgeny Gradovich upset Billy Dib to capture the IBF Featherweight Championship in their first bout.

Evgeny Gradovich vs. Billy Dib will be the main support bout on the Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios undercard, and it'll be for the IBF Featherweight Championship.

Gradovich earned that title with a split-decision victory over Dib earlier this year at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Connecticut. He will be attempting to make his second successful defense, and in doing so, turn back the challenge of the man he beat for the title.

Dib, who entered his first fight as the favorite against the current champion, was shocked that the verdict did not go his way. The Russian had been a late replacement and took the fight on about a month's notice, but he had enough to upset the champion, who will now enter as the underdog.

Consider yourself armed for the week and the fight ahead. This is your complete preview and prediction for Gradovich vs. Dib for the IBF Featherweight Championship.

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