Argenis Mendez vs. Arash Usmanee

By Boxing News on August 24, 2013
Argenis Mendez vs. Arash Usmanee
Mendez was 22-1. Arash Usmanee was 20-1. The fight was scheduled for 12 rounds.

Friday night at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York, IBF junior lightweight champion Argenis Mendez, originally from Dominican Republic but fighting out of Brooklyn, defended his title against Arash Usmanee, from Las Vegas by way of Afghanistan. Usmanee has a great backstory. He is a rugged, compelling personality. And in his last fight, against Rances Barthelemy, he was robbed in Miami. The fight against Mendez was a chance to right an obvious wrong. Mendez was 22-1 coming in. Usmanee was 20-1. The fight was scheduled for 12 rounds…

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  1. Ted 06:30pm, 08/30/2013

    Mendez got stiffed

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