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Joseph Agbeko Decisions Yonnhy Perez, Reclaims Title

By Chris LaBate

At the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington, Joseph Agbeko (27-2, 22KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Yonnhy Perez (20-1-1, 24KOs) to recapture the IBF bantamweight title. The scores 116-112, 117-111 and 115-113 for Agbeko. Agbeko was not the same fighter as in the first contest. He used his boxing skills and stiff jab to win the majority of the rounds. Agbeko will now meet Abner Mares in the final bout of Showtime's bantamweight tournament. The first bout was won by Perez in October 2009 by unanimous decision

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Access_Denied on 12-12-2010

Well im disappointed, Perez was my favorite to win. I give Agbecko credit, he adjusted and had a good gameplan in the rematch.

Comment by the mesiah on 12-12-2010

Good win for Agbecko, he handled that pressure nicely in the first hAlf of the fight , then he started to bang with perez. I thought for sure he would leave the BOXing and "in and out" gameplan in the…

Comment by IIG on 12-12-2010

[QUOTE=brooklyngod;9772379]:boxing:not surprised at all by the end result, like some said already i also thought joseph won the first meeting. now the finals joseph vs abner f u c k e n bout should be an exciting and fun one…

Comment by Ryn0 on 12-12-2010

I have Mares winning the final (if Mares can find his form that he had under Nacho) then the winning has a rematch with Perez (since Mares has a draw and Agbeko and win and a loss) Showtimes tournaments are…

Comment by brooklyngod on 12-12-2010

:boxing:not surprised at all by the end result, like some said already i also thought joseph won the first meeting. now the finals joseph vs abner f u c k e n bout should be an exciting and fun one…

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