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Don King brought on my defeat to Abner Mares – Joseph Agbeko


Sports activities Information of Monday, 27 July 2020

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Former IBF Bantamweight champion Joseph AgbekoFormer IBF Bantamweight winner Joseph Agbeko

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Former IBF Bantamweight winner Joseph Agbeko has blamed renowned boxing agent Don King for his defeat to Abner Mares in 2011.

With the initial bout ending in a controversial defeat to the Ghanaian, Agbeko was presented with a opportunity to reclaim his title four months later.

Nonetheless, Agbeko was when all over again crushed by the Mexican and he believes his agent induced the defeat.

Speaking to Graphic Athletics on gatherings major up to the bout, Agbeko claimed that Don King offered the ideal to phase the bouts to his opponent and that afflicted his probabilities.

Agbeko explained his determination to seek justice from the courtroom over his agent’s cure stalled his development.

“So lots of issues materialize in fights which people today really don’t know,” Agbeko explained to Graphic Sporting activities. “My promoter at the time, Don King, was supposed to crew up with Golden Boy to stage the combat but that didn’t occur.

“I obtained to know at the previous minute that the fight experienced been sold to my opponent’s camp and that allowed them to choose over the bout,” he discovered.

“I was disappointed soon after the next fight with Mares so I resolved to choose Don King to court right after realising the unfavorable individuals all over me.

“I decided to acquire the case out of courtroom mainly because it was stalling my vocation and prevented me from battling for two a long time,” he concluded.


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