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Donaire Feels Agbeko Has Good Shot To Beat Rigondeaux

By Ryan Burton

Guillermo Rigondeaux (12-0, 8KOs) will enter the ring a sizeable favorite when he faces Joseph Agbeko (29-4, 22KOs) in the main event of an HBO televised tripleheader on December 7th in Atlantic City, New Jersey. In his last fight, Rigondeaux survived a late knock down in route to a unanimous decision over Nonito Donaire. 

BoxingScene.com recently caught up with Donaire to get his opinion on the upcoming Rigondeaux-Agbeko bout. The "Filipino Flash" understands why Rigondeaux is the favorite but feels that Agbeko has the style and physical attributes to give the Cuban trouble.

"It is a good fight. Agbeko, if he uses his distance and apllies pressure like he always does I think he has a good chance. Rigo is a very smart fighter, a very slick fighter but he is not too fast on his feet where you can't catch him. It's  his body movement. If you just don't worry about that and you go with the body and pressure him I think it will be tough for him," Donaire told BoxingScene.com.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by littlemac on 12-08-2013

Sour grapes talking:rofl: [IMG]http://i36.tinypic.com/16j1wlu.jpg[/IMG]

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 11-04-2013

[quote=Souwester] Quote: Originally Posted by DannYankee09 Yes just like Donaire beat Rigondeaux it was obvious..... Darchinyan just like Donaire lost in real world that is called an upset Agbeko beat him clearly that was no Pacquiao vs Bradley scoring nobody…

Comment by junior gong on 11-04-2013

Can anyone explain the strange phenomenon of floyd spastics crying about Donaire?

Comment by Souwester on 11-04-2013

[QUOTE=DannYankee09;13900792]Yes just like Donaire beat Rigondeaux it was obvious..... Darchinyan just like Donaire lost in real world that is called an upset Agbeko beat him clearly that was no Pacquiao vs Bradley scoring nobody disagreed with that..... that being said…

Comment by DannYankee on 11-03-2013

[QUOTE=Souwester;13900252]Darchinyan beat Agbeko, he got robbed.[/QUOTE] Yes just like Donaire beat Rigondeaux it was obvious..... Darchinyan just like Donaire lost in real world that is called an upset Agbeko beat him clearly that was no Pacquiao vs Bradley scoring nobody…

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