Top contender Argenis "The Thunderstorm" Mendez (20-2, 10 KOs) gets another shot at IBF titleholder Juan Carlos Salgado (26-1-1, 16 KOs) on Saturday night, March 9, in the 12-round main event, live on HBO Latino from The Hanger in Costa Mesa, California.
Mendez recently returned from an eight-week training camp with his trainer, Lee Beard, in England.
"I've been working hard to get ready for this fight," Mendez said. "I'm excited to be fighting once again for the world title and on HBO Latino. I'm going to take care of unfinished business. I'm not going to leave the final result in the hands of the judges this time. I'm coming back with the belt for my family and team, Acquniity Sports, and my country, Dominican Republic."
Salgado and Mendez are rated No. 4 and No. 7, respectively, in the ProBoxing-Fans.com Super Featherweight division rankings.
Mendez earned his title shot in the Salgado rematch, as the 2004 Dominican Republic Oly...