Joseph Agbeko is a professional boxer hailing from Accra, Ghana, and now residing in Bronx, New York, United States. Born on March 22, 1980, Joseph Agbeko was a hard-hitting fighter, able to land knockouts in most of his career matches. He is nicknamed “King Kong” for his ferocity inside the ring. He stands 5’6” tall, and uses an Orthodox stance. His manager is Shane Bailer, and his trainer is Roy Hilder.

His greatest match to date and the one which propelled his career forward was against Luis Alberto Perez for the IBF Bantamweight title on September 29, 2007. The match started with little-known Agbeko being the underdog in the match. Early in the match, Agbeko outpunched and outclassed Perez and continued to dominate until the very end. Agbeko shocked the crowd and boxing community by knocking out the defending champion Perez at the end of round 7. He impressed everyone with his overall performance during the fight, dodging every attack from Perez and landing every punch on him with authority.

Born 22 Mar 1980
Nationality Ghana Ghana
Nickname King Kong

After his victory, Agbeko was inactive for a year and 2 months before defending his title in December 2008. He fought two boxers defending his title before he lost it to Yohnnhy Perez on October 31, 2009.

Joseph Agbeko is a great knockout artist, having made 22 knockouts from the 28 fights he had. His professional record is 27 wins with only two losses.

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