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Boxing News of Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Source: Prime News Ghana

Joseph Agbeko to face Julias Kisarawe on October 5

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Former Bantamweight World Champion and World Boxing Organization (WBO) current number 1 rated bantamweight world title contender Joseph King Kong Agbeko will face Julias Kisarawe from Tanzania in a 10 round International contest Sunday, October 5 at the A Plaza Hotel in Dzodze, Volta Region of Ghana.

Agbeko who improved his winning record to 36 wins in April this year when he defeated Hashimu Zuberu, is extremely confident about his chances and deemed this challenge as an opportunity to prepare himself for a potential world title bout before the end of the year.

“My aim is to climb back into the championship ranks and so far we are on course. This bout will further prepare me as I ready for a mandatory contest.”

He spoke the above in a telephone interview with the Graphic Sports in Accra yesterday.

He relished fighting at Dodze and told this paper he is eager to prove a point to his fans at Dodze.

“Fighting at Dodze is something I relish though my recent bouts have all been in the Volta Region. Dodze is a beautiful town and I can’t wait to entertain the fans there.”

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