The bout scheduled to take place at the Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles, USA, on April 23, 2011 is expected to be one of the finest boxing matches ever in the bantamweight division as it pairs together two of the finest boxers in the division.
Ahead of the bout, Agbeko and his Olympian opponent Mares have appended their signatures to contract. The contract signing was followed by a press conference where both boxers engage in verbal exchanges incising each other as prelude to their bout.
Agbeko, 35 has an impressive record of 28-2 with 22kos arrived in the country from the US t o intensify his training for the fight. He is however expected to travel back to the states in two weeks for the bout. The winner of the clash will take on the winner of the Montiel-Donaire bout.