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Rigondeaux Aces Agbeko over 12 to Defend Title

by on Dec.09, 2013, under Boxing News

Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank, Copyright 2013

Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank, Copyright 2013

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ, December 7, 2013 — WBA/WBO 122 lb. champion Guillermo Rigondeaux, at right, wins a 12-round unanimous decision over Joseph Agbeko, Saturday at the Boardwalk Hall.

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Joseph Agbeko and Abner Mares Final Press Conference Quotes

by on Aug.11, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Also Undercard Fighters Eric Molina, Eric Morel, Warren Browning & Carlos Molina

Telecast This Saturday, Aug. 13, Live on SHOWTIME® at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT; Non-Televised Undercard Fights Start at 3:30 p.m. PT

LAS VEGAS, NV, August 11, 2011 — You beat the best, you are the best and this Saturday, Aug. 13, the best bantamweight in the world will emerge when finalists Joseph King Kong Agbeko and Abner Mares clash in The Bantamweight Tournament Final: Winner Takes All live on SHOWTIME (10:00 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast).

The highly anticipated matchup for Agbeko’s International Boxing Federation (IBF) bantamweight title and the promising, unbeaten Mares’ WBC Silver championship belt will take place at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. (continue reading…)

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Joseph Agbeko and Abner Mares Media Workout Quotes

by on Aug.11, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Also Undercard Fighters Eric Molina, Eric Morel & Angelo Santana, Wednesday, Aug. 10, The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas

Telecast This Saturday, Aug. 13, Live on SHOWTIME® at 10 p.m. ET/PT; Non-Televised Undercard Fights Start at 2:15 p.m. PT

LAS VEGAS, NV, August 10, 2011 — In an eagerly awaited matchup this Saturday, Aug. 13, Joseph King Kong Agbeko will defend his International Boxing Federation (IBF) bantamweight title against unbeaten World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Bantamweight Champion Abner Mares in The Bantamweight Tournament Final: Winner Takes All live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast).

The 12-round bout betweenbetween the New York-based Agbeko (28-2, 22 KOs) of Accra, Ghana and the unbeaten Mares (21-0-1, 13 KOs) of Hawaiian Gardens, Calif., by way of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, will take place at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. (continue reading…)

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The Bantamweight Tournament Final: Winner Takes All

by on Aug.06, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Undercard Features Regional and National Title Championships Plus Some of Boxing’s Top Undefeated Rising Stars In Support of Main Event Featuring World Title Battle Between Joseph King Kong Agbeko and Abner Mares On Saturday, Aug. 13 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV, August 4, 2011 — Boxing promoters Don King Productions and Golden Boy Promotions will include a World Boxing Council United States heavyweight national championship, a World Boxing Association FEDECARIBE regional junior lightweight championship and a handful of boxing’s top undefeated rising stars on the non-televised undercard of the SHOWTIME® Bantamweight Tournament Final: Winner Takes All that pits International Boxing Federation bantamweight champion Joseph King Kong Agbeko against undefeated WBC silver bantamweight champion Abner Mares on Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

In a twelve round bout, WBC No. 12-ranked heavyweight contender Eric “Drummer Boy” Molina (17-1, 13 KO’s), from Lyford, Texas, will take on Warren “The Hit Man” Browning (14-1-1, 9 KO’s), from London, Ky., for the WBC U.S. heavyweight national championship. The WBA FEDECARIBE super lightweight title will be on the line when undefeated Cuban-born Angelo “La Cobra” Santana (10-0, 7 KO’s), from Miami, Fl. squares off against Jesse Carradine (7-1-1, 3 KO’s), from Cincinnati, Ohio in a nine round fight. (continue reading…)

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The Bantamweight Tournament Final: Winner Takes All

by on Jul.14, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

WORLD TITLE FIGHT BETWEEN JOSEPH AGBEKO & ABNER MARES SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 13 AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO LAS VEGAS – LIVE ON SHOWTIME®

NEW YORK, NY, JULY 14, 2011 — Joseph King Kong Agbeko has been cleared by his doctors and has resumed training to defend his International Boxing Federation (IBF) bantamweight championship against undefeated rising star and World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver 118-pound titleholder Abner Mares, who will also defend his title,in The Bantamweight Tournament Final: Winner Takes All on Saturday, August 13, live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. 

The world championship fight is promoted by Don King Productions and Golden Boy Promotions and is sponsored by Corona.  (continue reading…)

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