Joseph Agbeko

Weekend fights satisfy the Good guy vs Bad guy theme

The promoters had no problem peddling this weekend’s match-ups. It was easy. All they had to do was bring up that loathsome label of “Cheater” and mention the distinct possibility of revenge. Leave This Blank:Leave This Blank Too:Do Not Change This:Your email: 

Worst officiating ever taints Abner Mares’ win over Joseph Abeko

An honest mistake, a referee’s missed call has been known to happen but there’s no excuse when it happens repeatedly in the same contest. That’s what happened Saturday night in Las Vegas at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in the finals of Showtime’s Bantamweight Tournament. Leave This Blank:Leave This Blank Too:Do Not Change This:Your […]

Mares and Agbeko to meet in finals of Showtime’s Bantamweight Tournament

For years boxing promoters and TV networks have force fed boxing fans the slow moving heavyweights. It appears Showtime is out to buck that trend and on Saturday night they introduced their viewers to four outstanding boxers from the Bantamweight division in a winner take all tournament. Following in the footsteps of their highly touted […]

Showtime’s bantamweight tournament starts Saturday

If there’s one boxing weight class in Southern California that’s always loaded with talent, that has to be the bantamweight division (115 to 122 pounds). Saturday evening, December 11, four of the world’s most talented bantamweights are set to participate in a winner takes all, two-stage, single-elimination tournament. It all begins with two semifinal bouts […]

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