Joseph Agbeko vs Abner Mares: Live Blog from Hard Rock in Las Vegas

King J@@KingJ323Senior Writer IAugust 12, 2011

It is fight weekend once again with the highly anticipated Winner Takes All Showtime Bantamweight Championship fight of Joseph Agbeko vs. Abner Mares taking place this Saturday August 13th in Las Vegas at the Hard Rock Casino.

Today at the weigh-in, undefeated challenger Abner Mares weighed in at 117.5 lbs.

The IBF bantamweight champion Joseph Agbeko came in overweight at 118.2 lbs. Agbeko now has two hours to make the 118-pound limit in order to not lose the title automatically at the scales.

If you have not yet checked out our exclusive interview with Abner Mares that took place just a few days ago definitely check it out here.

It all goes down Saturday on Showtime will broadcast Joseph Agbeko vs. Abner Mares live on SHOWTIME (10:00 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast).

Tickets, priced at $200, $100, $75, $50 and $25, along with a limited number of VIP suite seats priced at $150, are on sale now and may be purchased at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, online at www.Ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000.

We will be live in person ringside at the Hard Rock Casino for all the Winner Takes All: Showtime Bantamweight Tournament action. We will also be checking in with Abner Mares and his team through out the weekend with real time updates as the fight weekend progresses.

For real time updates and live photos follow on Twitter:  http://twitter.com/KingJ323 

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