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 in Anaheim, Calif., just a day before their highly anticipated rematch tomorrow/Saturday, Dec. 3, on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHP BOXING live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast).

Mares, whose International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver belts will be on the line in what will be an action-packed 12-round fight, won the IBF bantamweight title with a majority 12-round decision over the defending IBF titlist Agbeko on Aug. 13 in Las Vegas.

This will be Agbeko’s first fight in Southern California. Tickets for Mares vs. Agbeko II, priced at $150, $100, $50 and $25, are available at all Ticketmaster locations, online at, via charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000 and at the Honda Center Box Office.

Anselmo “Chemito” Moreno weighed in at 118 pounds even and Vic “The Raging Bull” Darchinyan 117.75 pounds.  Moreno (31-1-1, 11 KOs) of Panama City, Panama, will be making his United States and Golden Boy Promotions debut on Saturday. Darchinyan (37-3-1, 27 KOs) of Sydney, Australia, is expecting a large contingent of Southern California Armenian fans to attend the fight.  

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BattleAxePurist on 12-03-2011

[QUOTE=BennyST;11505521]Agbeko has the weirdest long torso I think I've ever seen. His torso is so thin. It looks like he is one of those gumby plasticine dolls that has been stretched out really long and thin. I would love for…

Comment by Boxingtech718v2 on 12-03-2011

[QUOTE=prinzemanspopa;11506557]LMFAO @ Agbeko outboxing Mares and it being a close fight.Mares was in control of that fight from the very start and won a clear cut decision,regardless of the low blow controversy. Pointless rematch.[/QUOTE] LOL you're funny but if Mares…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 12-03-2011

[QUOTE=TouchyAndalou;11507086]It was a close fight. Agbeko was able to land cleanly on Mares with the straight right [I]repeatedly[/I]. Saying that Mares won a a clear cut decision sounds suspect. I think you're letting your gay manlove for Abner obscure your…

Comment by TouchyAndalou on 12-03-2011

[QUOTE=prinzemanspopa;11506557]LMFAO @ Agbeko outboxing Mares and it being a close fight.Mares was in control of that fight from the very start and won a clear cut decision,regardless of the low blow controversy. Pointless rematch.[/QUOTE]It was a close fight. Agbeko was…

Comment by sako5 on 12-03-2011

[QUOTE=Russian Crushin;11505394]As much as i like Vic, Moreno better cuz i got money on him[/QUOTE] A clean fight from Mares ? Come on man please ... Agbeko and Darch are my picks. :boxing:

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