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Mares-Agbeko Ref: I'm Sorry for Blown Low Blow Calls

Russell Mora says he is still bothered by the job he did 21 months ago as the referee for the first fight between Abner Mares and Joseph Agbeko — and that he wants to apologize both boxers. “That w...Read More

Revenge, Revelation Weekend: Review, Ratings Update

No one will ever know for sure whether or not the first loss of Miguel Cotto (37-2, 30 KO), at the hands of Antonio Margarito (38-8, 27 KO), was tainted beyond the inner circle of the victor. We can ...Read More

ShoStats: Abner Mares' Power Edge Swept The Rematch

In a Showtime televised rematch, IBF bantamweight champion Abner Mares landed 41% of his power punches enroute to a unanimous decision win over Joseph Agbeko at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California...Read More

Photos: Mares, Moreno Grab Wins at The Honda Center

Honda Center, Anaheim, California - In a mandatory rematch, IBF bantamweight champion Abner Mares (22-0-1, 13 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Joseph Agbeko (28-3, 22 KOs) to retain his...Read More

Abner Mares Shines, Anselmo Moreno Steals The Show

Mexican-born 26-year old Abner Mares (23-0-1, 13 KO) of Montebello, California, provided some answer to critics who questioned the number of low blows he was allowed to get away with in winning the IB...Read More

Video: Mares-Agbeko, Moreno-Darchinyan Post Presser

Luis Sandoval catches the post-fight press conference to the bantamweight rematch between Joseph Agbeko and Abner Mares. Hear from promoter Gary Shaw, Vic Darchinyan, Chemito Moreno and more. ...Read More

Abner Mares Wins Lopsided Decision Over Joseph Agbeko

Honda Center, Anaheim, California - Abner Mares (23-0-1, 13KOs) won a lopsided twelve round unanimous decision over Joseph Agbeko (28-4, 22KOs) to retain his IBF bantamweight title. All three judges s...Read More

BoxingScene.com Staff Predictions: Mares vs Agbeko II

While Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito throw down in their high profile rematch in New York, another “repeat or revenge” themed headliner takes place nearly 3,000 miles west. Abner Mares puts on the...Read More

Golden Boy Seeks Bantamweight Sweep Tonight

By Jake Donovan - With Nonito Donaire on his way to the 122 lb. division, it stands to reason that the four participants in tonight’s doubleheader on Showtime also serve as the top four bantamweights ...Read More

Mares-Agbeko II, Moreno-Darchinyan: Pre-Report Card

Russell Mora can’t screw this one up. For fans that can’t afford the Cotto-Margarito rematch so close to Christmas, fans using this as an alternate undercard, and fans DVR’ing for later review, it’s ...Read More

Video: Abner Mares Vows To Beat Joseph Agbeko, Again

Luis Sandoval catches up with IBF bantamweight champion Abner Mares to discuss the upcoming rematch with Joseph Agbeko, his thoughts on the first fight, training camp and more....Read More

Video: Joseph Agbeko Focused To Dominate Mares

Luis Sandoval catches up with former champion Joseph Agbeko to discuss his upcoming rematch with IBF beltholder Abner Mares, thoughts on the first fight and more. ...Read More

Miguel Cotto, Agbeko and The Quest For Some Payback

By Thomas Gerbasi - The old adage is that revenge is a dish best served cold. Not in boxing. When a fighter is the victim of a wrongdoing, either real or imagined, there is nothing businesslike about ...Read More

Photos: Mares-Agbeko, Darchinyan-Moreno Weigh-In

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 i...Read More

Weights From Anaheim, CA: Mares 117.75, Agbeko 117.75

By Jake Donovan - All of the televised participants made weight for Showtime’s bantamweight doubleheader, which takes place Saturday at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA. The main event features unb...Read More

Agbeko: If Mares Wants a Knock Out, I'll Knock Him Out

Joseph Agbeko will try to regain his IBF bantamweight title when he rematches undefeated Abner Mares this Saturday night at the Honda Center, with Showtime televising. ...Read More

Insider Notebook: De La Hoya vs. Arum Feud Continues

By Robert Morales - By now it's obvious that the peace between Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions was short-lived. The newest edition to what has been a long-running feud came this ...Read More

Good, Bad And Ugly of Saturday’s Evening of Rematches

By Jake Donovan - There are three different stories surrounding three separate rematches taking place on Saturday evening. Two are staged in the very same building, while the third plays to a venue on...Read More

Photos: Mares-Agbeko, Darchinyan-Moreno Final Presser

ANAHEIM, Calif. – 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 Champion...Read More

Photos: Mares-Agbeko, Moreno-Darchinyan Working Out

LOS ANGELES – With just four days until their respective world championship showdowns on Saturday, Dec. 3, live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from Honda Center in Anaheim, Cal...Read More