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Showtime Boxing Goes Viral With Agbeko, Darchinyan Videos

Showtime hosts an assortment of videos that highlight the upcoming Joseph Agbeko vs. Vic Darchinyan IBF bantamweight title fight taking place this Saturday live on Showtime at 9PM ET, delayed on the West Coast.

Get an inside look at Agbeko’s boxing gym in the South Bronx, which hosts numerous boxing champs from the African country of Ghana. The Bronx gym is home to a number Ghanaian fighters who have traveled to the U.S. to pursue their dreams of becoming world champions.

See the 118-pound brawler explain how the name "King Kong", which is actually his given birth name from his father, inspired him to become a boxer.

Check out Darchinyan’s dominating defense of his 115-pound IBF, WBC and WBA world titles over former world champ Jorge Arce on Feb. 7, 2008 on Showtime. The win solidified Darchinyan’s reign on top of the 115-pound division.

These short, internet specific video features are part of Showtime Sports’ ongoing effort to illuminate the colorful personalities of the athletes we televise.

The videos are distributed with viral intent and are available on the network’s website http://Sports.SHO.com. They also are available on many online sports news sites.

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