- Joseph Agbeko is ready to win another world title
- According to Agbeko, his aim is to become a three-time world champion before hanging up his gloves
- The veteran boxer is currently ranked at number 3 by the WBO in the bantamweight division
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Former two-time world champion, Joseph 'King Kong' Agbeko, is not ready to retire until he wins another world title.
According to Agbeko, before he hangs his gloves he has to become a three-time world champion.
At age 40, Agbeko is leaving no stone unturned as he returns to the gym eyeing another world title.
I am rated Number 3 in the world so you should know that I want to win a world title,” he said. I wouldn’t put myself there for nothing. I am training. I believe within me that I have what it takes to win the championship again. Once they put it out there, WBC, WBA, WBO whichever title, whoever they put in front of me, I know I will beat that person.
Agbeko defended his International Boxing Federation (IBF) bantamweight world title twice before he lost to Yonnhy Pérez in 2009. He won it back in a revenge fight in 2010, making him a two-time world champion.
In 2013, he lost to Guillermo Rigondeaux and his career took a nosedive.
Meanwhile, former world champion, Richard Commey, has opened up about how he lost big money after losing his IBF world title.
On Saturday, December 14, 2020, Commey received the shock of his life when he was taken out in round two by Teófimo López.
Following that shocking defeat, Commey lost his belt to López at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York City, USA.
With that defeat, Commey revealed how he missed a whopping $5million (over GHc28 million) after losing his belt.
According to Commey, a win over López could have set up a unification bout against pound for pound king, Vasily Lomachenko.
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