INJURY FORCES JOSEPH AGBEKO OUT OF
SHOWTIME® BANTAMWEIGHT TOURNAMENT FINAL
AND WORLD TITLE DEFENSE AGAINST ABNER MARES
But The Show Goes On!
Vic Darchinyan vs. Yonnhy Perez To Headline Saturday’s
SHOWTIME Telecast From Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE
LOS ANGELES –An untimely back injury sustained by IBF Bantamweight World Champion Joseph Agbeko earlier this week has forced him out of Saturday’s scheduled title defense—and the SHOWTIME Bantamweight Tournament Final—against Abner Mares. The co-main event bout featuring former world champions Vic Darchinyan vs. Yonnhy Perez will go on as planned for the vacant IBO Bantamweight Championship this Saturday, April 23, at Nokia Theatre televised live on SHOWTIME at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).
Vic Darchinyan vs. Yonnhy Perez
The Bantamweight Tournament Final: Winner Takes All is promoted by Don King Productions, Gary Shaw Production, Golden Boy Promotions and Thompson Boxing Promotions and is sponsored by Coronaand DeWalt To