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Wife of Australian Boxing Champion Billy Dib Passes Away From Leukaemia 8 Weeks After Her Diagnosis

Australian Boxing Champion Billy Dib has spoken out about his heartache of losing his wife Sara Selim Dib to Leukaemia.

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Image from Billy Dib’s Facebook Page

21 year old Sara was diagnosed just 8 weeks ago and passed away following complications with her treatment.  Following the news of Sara’s diagnosis, the couple bought forward their wedding plans and got married six weeks ago.

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Image from Billy Dib’s Facebook Page

Billy shared the news of Sara’s death on Facebook stating:

“To God we belong and to God we shall return. At 11.30 last night, my heart passed away. Sara Selim Dib, my best friend, my soul, my everything, my angel forever.’

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Image from Billy Dib’s Facebook Page

Billy spent the final days of Sara’s life by her side, sleeping on the floor of her hospital room.

A funeral service was held for Sara on Sunday and Billy was comforted by close family and friends, unable to speak.  His brother Jihad – the New South Wales Member for Lakemba, took to Facebook to thank everyone for their support:

“We have been so touched and overwhelmed with the well wishes we’ve received since Sara’s tragic passing.”

Our thoughts are with Billy and Sara’s family and friends.

Lauren Matheson

Lauren Matheson

Lauren founded her website Create Bake Make as a way to justify the ridiculous amount of baking she loves to do. She has a super sweet tooth and enjoying a slice of cake (or two) is one of her guilty indulgences. As a Mum of two little boys, when she isn't creating fun activities for the kids or breaking up arguments over toy trucks and cars, you will find her in the kitchen baking up a storm - or hiding in the pantry with the latest cooking magazine and a hot cup of coffee!

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