How to watch Billy Dib vs Amir Khan boxing welterweight title fight online
Billy Dib comes out of retirement on July 13, 2019, to take on English champion Amir Khan for the WBC International Title. Here's how to watch Dib vs Khan fight live.
Boxing fans have plenty to look forward to this weekend, with Billy Dib (45-5, 26 KOs) coming out of retirement after only a few months to take on British superstar Amir Khan (33-5, 20 KOs) for the WBC International Welterweight Title in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Dib accepted the fight with very little notice, after India's Neeraj Goyat had to withdraw from the event. He sustained serious injuries in a car accident last month. As a result, Dib calls this his "Rocky moment," so there's going to be plenty of excitement to go around during the highly anticipated event. Both fighters are two-time world champions, and Dib had to go move up two weight classes to fight the elite welterweight.
"In life you get a limited number of opportunities to do something monumental, and like the greatest in any industry will tell you, when an opportunity comes knocking, you answer. This is my real life Rocky moment," Dib tweeted.
Full Dib vs Khan Main Card
Besides the Khan vs Dib encounter, the Fight Night, scheduled for 13 July (AEST), includes three other matches. Here's the main card:
- Amir Khan vs Billy Dib – (Main Bout) WBC International Title
- Hughie Fury vs Samuel Peter - Co-Main Event
- Dave Penalosa vs Lerato Dlamini - WBC Silver Title Belt Fight
- Prince Patel vs Michell Banquiz - IBO World Title Fight
How to watch Billy Dib vs Amir Khan online live
Luckily for boxing enthusiasts, the Fight Night will be available to watch live in Australia, both on TV and via the Internet. The official broadcaster is Fox Sports 505, which is available on Foxtel IQ, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports. Coverage begins at 2:00am on July 13 and the coverage will go on for six hours. Here's how you can tune in on TV or via streaming platforms.
Stream Billy Dib vs Amir Khan with Kayo Sports
Kayo Sports offers coverage of over 50 sports from all over the world and will stream the Billy Dib vs Amir Khan fight live this weekend. A Basic subscription costs $25/month, while a Premium one will set you back $35/month. Both come with full access to the platform. The only difference is that Basic users can watch Kayo Sports content on two screens at the same time, while a Premium subscription supports three simultaneous streams.
The service comes with no lock-in contracts, so you can cancel anytime. Moreover, if includes several unique features sure to catch the eye. SplitView lets you watch up to four channels at once, all on one screen, on selected devices. Next, Interactive Stats lets you dive into a world of facts and figures. You can hide the score of a game with the No Spoilers settings if you're running late, or use Key Moments to go right to the important action in selected matches. Finally, Kayo Minis offer a condensed version of a match-up, which includes all the highlights in less than 20 minutes.
Now the good news! Kayo Sports has a 14-day free trial for new users, so you can sign-up and live stream Dib vs Khan for free. The platform is compatible with PCs/Macs, smartphones and tablets, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Telstra TV.
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Watch Billy Dib vs Amir Khan with Foxtel IQ
If you have a Foxtel pay TV subscription with the Sports Package, you can watch Billy Dib vs Amir Khan live on Fox Sports 505. Or, you can stream the action to your laptop or mobile device with Foxtel Go. The app is free for Foxtel subscribers The Sports Pack costs an additional $29/month and it's $10/month for HD. So, the base amount with your core Foxtel package is $68/month .
Stream Billy Dib vs Amir Khan with Foxtel Now
Boxing fans can also stream the big Billy Dib vs Amir Khan fight with Foxtel Now, the service that offers live access to Foxtel channels and enables you to watch content on demand.
To watch Fox Sports 505 you need the Sports Pack, priced at $29/month. A Premium offering, the pack is only available to subscribers who already have the Essential pack. This one costs $25/month and comes with a mix of Pop and Lifestyle channels. So the benefit is you get non-sport content, but the base cost rises to $54/month over Kayo Sports, plus you don't get the unique viewing features.
Thankfully, Foxtel Now offers a 10-day free trial for new subscribers so this option will also allow you to live stream Dib vs Khan for free. Kayo Sports is compatible with PCs/Macs, smartphones and laptops, Telstra TV, Sony Android TVs, Airplay/Chromecast, PS4, and the Foxtel Now Box.
How to Watch Billy Dib vs Amir Khan Replay
If you don't feel like staying up all night to watch the event live, you can enjoy a replay on demand via Foxtel, Foxtel Now or Kayo Sports. Simply log in when your schedule allows and stream the explosive encounter via the Internet.
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