Joseph Agbeko vs Abner Mares Boxing Fight Prediction | Joseph Agbeko vs Abner Mares
Joseph Agbeko vs Abner Mares Boxing Fight Prediction: The final of Showtime’s bantamweight tournament Abner Mares vs Joseph Agbeko boxing fight will happen on April 23, 2011 at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Mares faces a tough test against Agbeko. In his last fight Abner Mares wasn’t able to figure out the style of his opponent Vic Darchinyan. Mares pressed forward but ate a lot of punches from Darchinyan. Mares landed few convincing punches.
Joseph Agbeko vs Abner Mares Boxing Fight Prediction
If Mares manages to win against Agbeko he was hoping to fight Fernando Montiel and Nonito Donaire. Mares will have to move to super-bantamweight to fight Montiel. Mares could probably give Vic Darchinyan a rematch, although not many fans want to watch that fight again because it would be a repeat of their first fight, I don’t see both fighters doing anything different to make a difference. Mares will have the faster hands and probably throw more punches. Agbeko will be bit more selective, but will be hitting with greater authority. When Mares is allowed to do his thing, he boxes beautifully. Agbeko, however, will be doing some things to offset the effectiveness of Mares. The Agbeko jab will keep Mares from establishing a rhythm. Those few other clever wrinkles that Agbeko throws into the mix will have Mares a bit uncomfortable—the confusing upper-body movement, the suddenly-thrown shots, and the mixing up of punch variety and velocity.
Mares will put some rounds into the bag, but by the middle of the fight, Agbeko will be zeroing in on Mares. His heavier punches will begin making an impact. Mares will do his best to keep it together, but will become increasingly ragged as “King Kong” warms to the task. I see the last 4 rounds being awfully tough on Mares. There is a chance that Mares will be able to dig in and taking a late round or two to make it close. But I see Agbeko not losing the momentum and punishing Mares late to take a clear unanimous decision.