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ARGENIS MENDEZ RUMORS

Argenis Mendez vs. Rances Barthelemy rematch set for July 10 in Miami

Iron Mike Promotions (IMP) is bringing "Judgment Day" to Miami as Argenis "La Tormenta" Mendez (21-1-1, 1NC, 11 KOs) is in action on Thursday night, July 10, in a rematch of a controversial fight last January against undefeated Rances "Kid Blast" Barthelemy (19-0, 1 NC, 12 KOs). Barthlemy knocked out Mendez with punches illegally thrown after the bell...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Barthelemy Vows to Destroy Argenis Mendez in the Rematch and Challenges all Fighters at 130 Pounds

Crowned, and then uncrowned, IBF Junior Lightweight champion Rances "Kid Blast" Barthelemy (19-0, 12 KOs) is having two reactions to the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry's decision to change his January 3 title-winning and devastating KO over former, and now current, champ Argenis Mendez to a "No Decision.""First off, I could not disagree more...
Via Ringnews24
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Friday Night Fights results: Barthelemy KOs Mendez with after-the-bell shots to capture IBF strap

Rances Barthelemy scored a controversial Round 2 KO victory over Argenis Mendez, bringing home the IBF strap for the super featherweight division in the process. It was controversial because while it goes down as a KO2 win, the final punches came several seconds after the bell which should have ended the round. However, the referee wasn't in proper position and didn't jump...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rances Barthelemy Upsets Argenis Mendez (But After The Bell)

Rances Barthelemy very well might have been on his way to a resouding win over top junior lightweight Argenis Mendez on ESPN2's Friday Night Fights. Instead he got a tarnished one with a knockout victory of Mendez that he earned after the bell rang to end the 2nd round. These two and controversy go hand-in-hand on FNF; Barthelemy got a disputed win over Arash Usmanee to kick...
Via The Queensbury Rules
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Friday Night Fights weigh-in results: Mendez vs. Barthelemy

Tonight, ESPN's Friday Night Fights debuts for 2014, with an exciting card taking place at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A title is at stake in the main event between Argenis Mendez and Rances Barthelemy. In the co-feature, Caleb Truax looks to continue his hot streak against veteran late-sub opponent Ossie Duran. Check out the full weigh-in results for the event...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mendez vs. Barthelemy Title Bout Kick Off Friday Night Fights

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - The 2014 season of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights kicks off this Friday with Argenis Mendez defending the IBF super featherweight title against undefeated Rances Barthelemy live from Minneapolis. Mendez, who is promoted by Iron Mike Productions, looks to redeem himself in the ring with a decisively victory over Barthelemy after fighting to decision against Arash...
Via BadCulture
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Argenis Mendez to Defend Against Rances Barthelemy on Friday Night Fights 2014

On Friday, January 3, 2014, at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Iron Mike Productions, Seconds Out Promotions and Warriors Boxing will proudly present the year's first installment of ESPN Friday Night Fights, featuring two title fights as the featured bouts. The night's 12-round main event will be an IBF Super Featherweight Championship fight between champion Argenis...
Via Ringnews24
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyson is Back results: Mendez retains title via controversial draw, Cuellar defeats Marrero

IBF junior lightweight champion Argenis "La Tormenta" Mendez (21-2-1, 11 KOs) retained his title after battling challenger Arash Usmanee (20-1-1, 10 KOs) to an exciting 12-round majority draw during Friday's "Tyson Is Back!" event, live on the ESPN Friday Night Fights 2013 season finale, at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. Neither fighter hit...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Mendez-Usmanee end in draw on Tyson's fight card

Argenis Mendez and Arash Usmanee battled to a 12-round draw Friday night at the Turning Stone Resort Casino. Mendez (21-2-1) retained his IBF junior lightweight belt in the marquee attraction of Mike Tyson's first promotional fight card. Tyson, a member of the Boxing Hall of Fame, has organized an outfit called ''Iron Mike Productions,'' and his aim is to be...
Via Fox Sports
August 24, 2013  |  1 Comment

Argenis Mendez, Arash Usmanee Fight To Disputed Draw

(left to right: Argenis Mendez, event promoter Mike Tyson, Arash Usmanee; Tom Casino, Iron Mike Producions) Disputed decisions involving Arash Usmanee served as bookends for this season of Friday Night Fights on ESPN2, and he's now been on both sides of the dispute. Few thought he deserved to lose the season debut to Rances Barthlemy back in January, and few thought he deserved...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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