Showtime Bantamweight Tournament
Amid all the hype and razzmatazz around Amir Khan’s Las Vegas debut, the other big boxing broadcaster in the US will be jostling for the nation’s Saturday night viewing.
Having caught the tournament bug from their exciting Super Six Boxing Classic, Showtime will kick off a second tournament on Saturday night when they match the world’s best bantamweights in a two-round, single-elimination tournament.
It opens with undefeated rising star Abner Mares taking on two-division world champion Vic ‘Raging Bull’ Darchinyan. Then, former IBF 118-pound champ Joseph King Kong Agbeko gets a chance to win back the title from the man that took it off him, current IBF champ Yonnhy ‘El Colombiano’ Perez.
The quartet speak…