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King Kong returns to Accra in March 2015


Agbeko gets Filipino date in Accra March 15

Agbeko 2 vrs ABstieJoseph King Kong Agbeko will get another chance to put himself back in the ratings for prospective world title crack again when his Fresh King Entertainment stage the IBF Junior Featherweight championship against Marlon Tapales of Philippines in Accra on March 15 next year.

Agbeko (29-5, 22 KOs)

King Kong returns to Accra in March 2015

King Kong returns to Accra in March 2015

who last fought in Accra back in March 2013 to launch Fresh King Entertainment is expected to square up to 22 year old Filipino southpaw, Tapalles nicknamed Maranding Nightmare (26-2, 9 KOs) who is the WBO Asia Pacific Bantamweight champion.

Former 2-time IBF Bantamweight champion, King Kong has not fought since suffering defeat to WBO and WBA Super Bantamweight champion, Guillermo Rigondeaux in December last year but could get back in action after the IBF approved the Fresh King Entertainment bill.

“The IBF has granted tentative sanction approval for the vacant IBF International Jr. Featherweight Championship between Joseph Agbeko and Marlon Tapales,” said Lindsey Tucker, the IBF Chairman of Championships Committee in a letter dated December 12, 2014 to Ebenezer Noye, Agbeko’s publicist and CEO of Fresh King Entertainment.

“The bout is scheduled for March 5, 2015 in Accra, Ghana.  Formal sanction will be granted when we get the sanction fees​,” Lindsey Tucket added.

He concluded: “Once we receive the sanction fees, IBF President Daryl Peoples or I will contact you regarding the names of the officials. If you have any questions feel free to contact me at the IBF/USBA office”

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