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Barthelemy defeats Mendez, now Usmanee wants his rematch

Afghani-Canadian super featherweight contender Arash Usmanee wishes to congratulate Rances "Kid Blast" Barthelemy for his title-winning decision over Argenis Mendez last Thursday (July 10) in Miami. "Barthelemy looked good taking it to Mendez and he deserves the belt," said Usmanee. But now that the dust has settled on the Barthelemy-Mendez rivalry, Usmanee (21...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 14, 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

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

Martinez-Macklin undercard includes undefeated heavyweight Mago, Charlie Ota & Argenis Mendez

DiBella Entertainment has announced a solid undercard supporting the Sergio Martinez vs. Matthew Macklin card, entitled "THE REAL Middleweight Championship - Get Your Irish Up", on March 17 (St. Patrick's Day), in The Theater at Madison Square Garden. A battle of unbeaten heavyweights, Magomed "Mago" Abdusalamov (13-0, 13 KOs) and Jason Pettaway (11...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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