Found December 04, 2011 on The Daily Sports Herald:
PLAYERS: Abner Mares
Anaheim, CA -- In a competitive bout, Abner Mares defeated Joseph King Kong Agbeko, winning their rematch by unanimous decision Saturday night in front of 4,098 passionate fans at the Honda Center. The victory was Mares' first defense of his IBF Bantamweight belt, and steered free of the controversy that plagued their first encounter. The fight proved to be an action-packed and spirited affair,

Mares-Agbeko Recap, Pictures & Post-Fight Quotes

In the first defense of his International Boxing Federation bantamweight world title, Abner Mares (23-0-1, 13 KOs) left little doubt this time that he is still the IBF king at 118 pounds with an electrifying unanimous decision over Joseph King Kong Agbeko (28-4, 22 KOs) in the main event Saturday night on SHOWTIME®. Mares, of Hawaiian Gardens, Calif., by way of Guadalajara, Jalisco...

Abner Mares a unanimous winner, but fight was closer

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Abner Mares and Joseph Agbeko came together and then pulled apart in the second round Saturday...

Agbeko-Mares & Darchinyan-Moreno Weigh-in Results & Pictures

Undefeated Abner Mares (22-0-1, 13 KOs) of Hawaiian Gardens, Calif., and challenger Joseph King Kong Agbeko (28-3, 22 KOs) of the Bronx, N.Y., both weighed in at 117.25 pounds Friday at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., just a day before their highly anticipated rematch tomorrow/Saturday, Dec. 3, on Showtime. View the full weigh-in results and weights here, as well as a photo...

Abner Mares vs. Joseph Agbeko II: Round By Round

It's main event time from Anaheim on Showtime Championship Boxing. Abner Mares and Joseph Agbeko will do battle for a second time after Mares' victory earlier this year was sullied by what appeared to be numerous unpunished low blows. Referee Russell Mora ended up at the center of attention on that night, but the focus will be back on two talented bantamweights tonight.The...

Cotto vs. Margarito 2 Results = Rankings Updates!

Rankings Overhaul - 154 lbs after Cotto-Margarito II, 118 lbs after Mares-Agbeko II & Heavyweight By now you know all about the Cotto vs. Margarito results from last night. Cotto scored a TKO 10 victory thanks to Margarito's eye, which was swollen shut. He had been dominating the fight before that, and controlling most of the action. After the results from last night, it...

Abner Mares vs. Joseph Agbeko 2 Weigh In Photo Gallery

The much anticipated rematch between Abner Mares and Joseph Agbeko will go down tomorrow night as Mares looks to convince the world that he is the true bantamweight champion. Both fighters will seek to settle the score at the Honda Center on December 3rd! All photos taken by Izak

Mares decisions Agbeko to keep bantam belt

Abner Mares kept his punches up and beat Joseph Agbeko on Saturday night, retaining his IBF bantamweight belt by unanimous decision.

5 Key Points from Cotto-Margarito, Mares-Agbeko, Holm-Mathis & More

This past weekend provided boxing fans with an array of high level fights, and there's a lot to think about following the way that these fights played out.  From the Cotto vs. Margarito pay per view card to the Agbeko vs. Mares card on Showtime, and much more, let’s take a look at a few things we can take away from the weekend. Credit: Chris Farina - Top Rank Will Cotto...

Dirrell Gets TKO Win over St-Juste; Romero Upsets Avalos with Questionable Decision

Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell recorded his ninth consecutive stoppage after Canadian Renan St-Juste could not continue to fight following what appeared to be a separated left shoulder at 2:54 of the fourth round in the ShoBox: The New Generation main event. The evening’s opener featured Jhonatan “Momo” Romero scoring a 10-round split decision over Chris “The Hitman” Avalos...

Mares-Agbeko & Darchinyan-Moreno Results

On Saturday evening, fans got treated to a bantamweight doubleheader, headlined by the rematch between Abner Mares and Joseph Agbeko. The co-feature was Vic Darchinyan vs. Anselmo Moreno. Read on for the full recap of Mares-Agbeko II and Darchinyan-Moreno to see where all of these great bantamweight fighters stand today. Mares vs. Agbeko II Results Credit: Esther Lin / SHOWTIME...
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