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Boxing News of Saturday, 30 May 2015

Source: BoxingNews24

King Kong Agbeko faces Rubillar

Three times?world champion, Joseph Agbeko, 29-5 (22 KOs) will return to the ring for the first time in over 13 months to square off against Philippines’ Juanito Rubillar, ex-WBC Continental Americas Light Flyweight Champion, 49-22-7 (24 KO) in the main event of the card called “The Return”, at El Paso Memorial Coliseum in El Paso, Texas.

The fight is scheduled for 10 rounds in the 122-pound division.

Agbeko, nicknamed, King Kong, was last in the ring on December 2013 whe he lost by a unanimous decision to Spaniard Guillermo Ridondeaux Ortiz for the Super Bantamweight titles.

Tomorrow’s bout between Agbeko and Rubillar, will be the first of the monthly series in a 1-year broadcast agreement with LATV Netwoks.

“What better way to showcase local talent than to present it in El Paso,”said Roy Jones Jnr., founder of the Roy Jones Jr. Fight Academy and Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions, both located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“RJJ intends to bring the excitement and thrill of boxing back to El Paso and what better way to do that than showoff our fighters, hand picked by Roy himself and place them against local talent of El Paso, Texas, stated Keith Veltre, director of Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions.

The undercard will feature talented Hispanic fighters from El Paso and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and other international world class boxers, including Montenegro’s Milorad Zizic.