Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/12/14

LOS ANGELES, California- AUGUST 27: Abner Mares of Hawaiian Gardens, California throws a left hand against opponent Carlos Fulgencio of Santo Domingo, DR on August 27, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Mares defeated Fugencio by knockout. (Photo by Jacob de Golish/Getty Images)
Boxing’s “little guys” tend to produce some of the most exciting fights and this Saturday, Dec. 3, doesn’t look to be an exception when Abner Mares defends his International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Bantamweight Championship titles against former two-time IBF 118-pound world champion Joseph King Kong Agbeko in the main event on Showtime. So, who will be victorious in the much-discussed, highly anticipated rematch mandated by the IBF? Will it be the younger, quicker Mares (22-0-1, 13 KOs) who won a disputed 12-round majority decision over Agbeko (28-3, 22 KOs) in a smashing yet controversial slugfest last Aug. 13 on SHOWTIME? Credit: Esther Lin/ SHOWTIME Or will it be Agbeko, a gritty, determined veteran who came on strongly in the second half of the controversial first bout despite getting smacked several times with apparent low blows that were never called? Those who participated in a SHOWTIME Media Prediction Poll gave a clear edge to Mar...
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