Found May 23, 2012 on
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Nice Guy Abell Coming into Hammond Confident
Hard to believe you're talking to a hard-punching heavyweight fighter when Joey "Minnesota Ice" Abell talks about how much he hates hurting people's feelings, but he is indeed.
Coon Rapids, Minnesota's Abell (28-5, 27 KOs) will be looking to pull off an upset when he takes on the more experienced two-time heavyweight title challenger "Fast" Fres Oquendo (33-7, 21 KOs) for the WBA Fedelatin Heavyweight Championship in the 10-round main event of Hitz Boxing's "Fight Night at the Horseshoe" event at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana, this Friday, May 25.
Abell became part of boxing infamy while suffering a disappointing TKO loss to top contender Chris Arreola in January of last year.
As he moved in for the stoppage, Arreola kissed Abell in a show of poor sportsmanship. "He's a prick like that. That's part of his thing; he's the bad guy," explained Abell of ...
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After a two-year hiatus from the ring (2010 to 2012), former heavyweight contender, Fres Oquendo (33-7, 21 KOs) is back this Friday at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind., with his second fight of the year against journeyman Joey Abell (28-5, 27 KOs).
Oquendo has been in the ring with some of the top heavyweights of this era, including Evander Holyfield, James Toney, Chris Byrd...
"I'd love to fight Seth Mitchell, Chris Arreola or Bryant Jennings, but they don't want any part of me. Those guys will never step up to the plate." Fres Oquendo
Chicago-based heavyweight veteran Fast Fres Oquendo (33-7, 21 KOs) will take on Coon Rapids, Minnesota, southpaw Joey "Minnesota Ice" Abell (28-5, 27 KOs) for the WBA Fedelatin Heavyweight...
Weights from Hitz Boxing's Fight Night at the Horseshoe in Hammond, IN
Tonight in Hammond, Indiana, Hitz Boxing presents Fight Night at the Horseshoe, headlined by a heavyweight showdown between veterans Fres Oquendo and Joey Abell. Right here, you can find the complete weigh-in results for the card.
Credit: Hitz Boxing
Fres Oquendo 219.5 vs. Joey Abell 240 - WBA Fedelatin...