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Joseph Agbeko
Real name Joseph Agbeko
Nickname(s) King Kong
Rated at Bantamweight
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Nationality Ghana Ghanaian
Birth date 22 March 1980 (1980-03-22) (age 29)
Birth place Accra, Ghana
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 28
Wins 27
Wins by KO 22
Losses 2
Draws 0
No contests 0

Joseph Agbeko (born March 22, 1980 in Accra, Ghana) is a professional boxer from Ghana with a record of 27-2 (22 KO). He is the former IBF Bantamweight world champion. He dethroned Luis Alberto Perez on September 29, 2007. Agbeko was inactive for 1 year, 2 months and 11 days before defending his title on December 11, 2008. In a fight that had been repeatedly postponed, he defeated William Gonzalez by majority decision. On July 11, 2009, Agbeko successfully defended his IBF bantamweight title by scoring a unanimous decision win over former two division champion Vic Darchinyan. On Halloween night, October 31, 2009, Agbeko lost his IBF title by 12 round unanimous decision to 20-0 Columbian challenger Yonnhy Pérez.

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Preceded by
Luis Alberto Perez
IBF Bantamweight Champion
September 29, 2007 – October 31, 2009
Succeeded by
Yonnhy Pérez

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