Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 11/30/11
In a potential candidate for Fight of the Year, unbeaten Abner Mares will defend his International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Bantamweight Championship titles against former two-time IBF 118-pound champion Joseph King Kong Agbeko in the main event on Showtime this Saturday, Dec. 3, live at 9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast, at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. The final press conference for the doubleheader card was held today, and right here you can view a collection of pictures and quotes from the event. The 12-round bout between Mares (22-0-1, 13 KO’s) and Agbeko (28-3, 22 KO’s) is a rematch of a hotly disputed fight won by Mares via a 12-round majority decision last Aug. 13 in Las Vegas on SHOWTIME. The opening half of Saturday’s world championship doubleheader will feature the SHOWTIME and United States debuts of Panama’s Anselmo “Chemito” Moreno (31-1-1, 11 KO’s), who will defend his World Boxing Association (WBA) Bantam...
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