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Agbeko defeats Melendez

Former IBF bantamweight champion Joseph “King Kong” Agbeko (29-4, 22 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Colombian Luis Melendez (34-9-1, 25 KOs) on Friday night in a bout for the vacant IBO bantamweight title at the Accra Sports Stadium in Accra, Ghana. It seemed a close bout with good two-way action, but in the end the local favorite Agbeko won by scores of 117-111, 119-111 and 117-113.











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