Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/1/14
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 In a rematch from a controversial fight in August, Abner Mares, Montebello, Ca, won a 12-round decision over Joseph Agbeko, Bronx via Ghana, to retain his IBF Bantamweight title. Mares, now 23-0-1 (13), won by 3 scores of 118-110. The fight seemed a tad closer than that. Agbeko opened strongly with a lot of spring. His jabbing and bodywork likely took the first round. Agbeko continued being assertive in the 2nd, but when Mares began getting up on the balls on his feet, he found success. After a furious exchange at the end of the 2nd, Mares emerged with a big cut over his right eye. Referee Lou Moret di...
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