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Agbeko To Train With Roger Mayweather For Rigondeaux

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has been advised that Joseph Agbeko (29-4, 22KOs) will be training in Las Vegas, at the Mayweather Boxing Club, with Roger Mayweather, the trainer/uncle of Floyd Mayweather Jr. Agbeko is preparing for his HBO televised main event battle against undefeated WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (12-0, 8KOs) on December 7th at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

Agbeko informed his manager, Frank Espinoza, that he was going to use Mayweather's training services. Rigondeaux is trained by respected Cuban coach Pedro Diaz, who previously trained Miguel Cotto.

"I think it's a good move. I think Agbeko's chances to win have been elevated with his decision to bring in Roger Mayweather, the trainer of the pound-for-pound king. Agebko always wanted this fight. He feel very confident, and so do I, that we're going to leave with the WBA/WBO titles that night," Espinoza told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Dagomba on 10-21-2013

Aw man my heart is so torn for this fight. I reaaally like Rigondeaux, he's the epitome of boxing but I have a soft spot for Agbeko. He works like a dog and has a tremendous heart. Man I just…

Comment by NoelBetances on 10-21-2013

Lol I love Black Mamba....but there is nothing he can do for Joseph A in this fight. Rigodeaux 6 round K.O Rigo has underrated power and im sure he wants to impress in his next HBhoe appearance.

Comment by Supreme Being on 10-21-2013

Still I got RIGO by UD.

Comment by MDPopescu on 10-21-2013

... Just waiting for Rigo's showdown!

Comment by lefthook2daliva on 10-21-2013

Agbeko strikes me as a guy with a work ethic. If he applies himself to a program well conceived by the Mayweathers, his lanky toughness coupled with an appropriate gameplan might present a difficult puzzle for Rigondeux. I'll still take…

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