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Weights: Agbeko is Slightly Over, Abner Mares at 117.5

By Ryan Burton, at the scale

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. - The weights are in for Saturday night's big main event. The finalists of Showtime's bantamweight tournament, Joseph "King Kong" Agbeko (28-2, 22KOs) and Abner Mares (21-0-1, 13KOs), will clash over twelve rounds for the IBF and WBC silver bantamweight titles. The fight will take place at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

IBF champion Joseph Agbeko failed to make weight on both of his allotted attempts. On the second attempt he was slightly over the limit at 118.2 pounds.  His opponent Abner Mares, the WBC silver bantamweight titlist, came in a ripped and ready 117.5 pounds. Agbeko has two hours to lose the weight. 

Agbeko and Mares were scheduled to meet last April 23, but the fight was postponed when Agbeko was injured moments after his arrival at Los Angeles International Airport for fight week. Doctors diagnosed the champion with sudden onset sciatica, a back injury.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PhooLzRUs on 08-13-2011

anybody got a stream?

Comment by Ringlife on 08-13-2011

I am a fan of Mares Agbeko wasn't that much over the limit you guys are going a little over board on this it's not that bad.

Comment by Clint650 on 08-12-2011

i got Mares by stoppage in the 10th.

Comment by Mr. Ryan on 08-12-2011

[QUOTE=DiegoFuego;10979747]I love how nobody makes weight anymore. And nobody cares that nobody makes weight. If I was boxing today and was as big a name as say...Amir Khan is now, I would never make weight. What are they going to…

Comment by DiegoFuego on 08-12-2011

I love how nobody makes weight anymore. And nobody cares that nobody makes weight. If I was boxing today and was as big a name as say...Amir Khan is now, I would never make weight. What are they going to…

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