Joseph Agbeko vs. Vic Darchinyan

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2009-07-11 : Joseph Agbeko 116½ lbs beat Vic Darchinyan 117½ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

Notes

  • Joseph Agbeko 26-1 (22 KOs) vs. Vic Darchinyan 32-1-1 (26 KOs)
  • Agbeko, a 2-1 underdog, entered as the # 6 bantamweight in the world according to The Ring Magazine. Darchinyan, who was fighting for the first time at bantamweight, was the # 1 ranked junior bantamweight and the # 8 boxer pound-for-pound in the world by the same publication.
  • Darchinyan suffered cuts over both eyes, and bled from the nose and mouth, as well as was bruised under the left eye. Agbeko leaped in a lot, often butting, and the right eye cut was confirmed by the referee as from a butt. Agbeko was unmarked.
  • Darchinyan scored a disputed knockdown/shove in round seven.