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fight coverage: Mares-DeLeon, Santa Cruz-Munoz, Rosado-Love

“MayDay” undercard coverage in Vegas In what should cement him a high pound-for-pound ranking, and the man to beat in the 120s, three-division world champ Abner Mares, 26-0-1, 14 Kos, moved up to 126 to dethrone WBC Featherweight Champ Daniel Ponce De Leon, 44-5, 35 Kos. Weathering the champ’s battering ram of a left hand, [...]

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mares win marred, king kong’s jewel’s crushed

What could’ve been remembered as a classic will now be recalled as a controversy. In a battle of bantams to determine a co-king at 118 or a No. 1 to the recognized ruler – Nonito Donaire, of course – Abner Mares won a marred majority decision over Joseph “King Kong” Agbeko, last night at the [...]

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agbeko-mares: this look said it all

Postfight pick: Thought this shot summed it all up at last night’s post-fight presser. For more shots of last night’s postfight action . . . |more|

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agbeko, mares war tonight

Okay, so only a handful of fight fans crammed into the Hard Rock’s Lounge to watch yesterday’s uneventful weigh-in. Tonight’s bantamweight showdown between Joseph “King Kong” Agbeko and Abner Mares should make up for the slow pre-fight “build-up.” Both fighters made attempts at yesterday’s weigh-in. Agbeko tried to get Mares to flinch during their face-off [...]

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bantam battle for throne

Photo: Joseph “King Kong” Agbeko says Abner Mares will still have a future and a chance to be a bantamweight champion  . . . when he recovers from the loss he will give him Saturday night on Showtime’s finale to their bantam tourney. The tourney will reveal the top champ at 118 pounds . . [...]

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mares, agbeko work out

Go to a Abner Mares and Joseph Agbeko workout, leave with a shot of heavyweight Eric Molina. No, I did get plenty of shots of Mares and Agbeko, but this is the shot I liked best. For more shots, check out the slideshow.

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mares – agbeko officially announced

  From today’s press conference at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas: Golden Boy and Don King officially announced the Aug. 13 bantamweight showdown between undefeated Abner Mares and Joseph “King Kong” Agbeko. Stay tuned for more shots/story.

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vazquez-marquez iv photos

Full photo gallery from last night’s Vazquez-Marquez IV card at the Staples Center, Los Angeles  . . . |more|

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an end and a beginning

May 22, 2010, Staples Center @ Los Angeles: One of boxing’s greatest rivalries ended, when Rafael Marquez evened the score at 2-2 with Israel Vazquez, stopping him in round three. The fight was disappointing – short-lived and dominated by Marquez – who had little problem slicing open Vazquez’s heaping mass of scar tissue over his [...]

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