VS
Jun 26 2021
Saturday

State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States

12 round contest @ Super Lightweight
Argenis Mendez
Mendez
Dominican Republic flag
8-1-0
TKO 8
RTD 8
25-6-3

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The tape

31
Age
35
5' 8" / 172 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
68.5" / 174 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOUDTKOTKOKO
Form
SDMDSDUDSD
8
Wins
25
7
By KO
12
88
KO%
48
1
Loses
6
0
Draws
3
2017
Debut
2006

Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight

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4
WBA
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Batyr Akhmedov vs Argenis Mendez report


Who won Akhmedov vs Mendez?

Batyr Akhmedov beat Argenis Mendez by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday, June 26th, 2021, at State Farm Arena, Atlanta.

The scorecards were announced in favor of winner Batyr Akhmedov.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 kg).

This fight appeared on the undercard of Mario Barrios losing to Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis for the WBA World Super Lightweight championship. Also on the undercard Erickson Lubin beat Jeison Rosario, and Carlos Adames defeated Alexis Salazar.

Akhmedov vs Mendez stats

Back in June 2021, Batyr Akhmedov stepped into the ring with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Argenis Mendez made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 6 losses and 3 draws, with 12 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Akhmedov had a massive power advantage over Mendez, boasting a 88% knockout percentage compared to Mendez's 48%.

Batyr Akhmedov was the younger man by 4 years, at 31 years old.

Mendez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Akhmedov. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Batyr Akhmedov fought out of the southpaw stance, while Argenis Mendez was an orthodox fighter.

Akhmedov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 25 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 10 years and 2 months later than Mendez, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 165 fewer professional rounds, totaling 86 compared to Mendez's 251.

Batyr Akhmedov went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA at super lightweight.

Akhmedov vs Mendez form

Batyr Akhmedov had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Mario Barrios on September 28, 2019, by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.

Prior to that, he had beaten Francisco Gabriel Pina on May 25, 2019, by technical knockout in the 5th round at Gimnasio Oscar 'Tigre' García, Baja California, Mexico.

Going into that contest, he had won against Viktor Plotnykov on March 30, 2019, by technical knockout in the 6th round at Ice Palace, Vladimir, Russia.

Before that, he had beaten Ismael Barroso on August 18, 2018, by knockout in the 9th round at Westin Bonaventure Hotel, California, United States.

He had defeated Oscar Barajas on April 21, 2018, by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Kings Theatre, New York.

Argenis Mendez had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Richardson Hitchins on December 12, 2020, by split decision in their 10 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Ivan Redkach on May 2, 2017, by split decision in their 10 round contest at Sportsmans Lodge, California.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Luke Campbell on July 30, 2016, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had lost to Robert Easter Jr on April 1, 2016, by technical knockout in the 5th round at DC Armory, Washington, United States.

He had defeated Miguel Vazquez on October 6, 2015, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Cowboys Dance Hall, San Antonio.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Batyr Akhmedov had been fighting more than Argenis Mendez.

Going into this contest, Batyr Akhmedov had last fought 1 year, 8 months and 29 days ago, while Argenis Mendez's last outing had been 6 months and 14 days ago.

Akhmedov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 5 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.

Mendez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

What time did Akhmedov vs Mendez start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States, which was around 1:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Akhmedov vs Mendez?

Akhmedov vs Mendez was broadcast on Showtime PPV in the US.

What were the odds on Akhmedov vs Mendez?

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Argenis

Mendez

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Round 1

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Mendez
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