American Airlines Arena, Miami, United States
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Who won Mendez vs Barthelemy?
Rances Barthelemy beat Argenis Mendez by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Thursday 10th July 2014 at American Airlines Arena in Miami.
The scorecards were announced as 111-115, 111-115, 111-115 in favor of winner Rances Barthelemy.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This contest was for the IBF super featherweight championship of the world.
Mendez vs Barthelemy stats
Argenis Mendez stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rances Barthelemy made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws, with 12 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Barthelemy had advantage in power over Mendez, with a 63% knock out percentage over Mendez's 52%.
Argenis Mendez was the same age as Rances Barthelemy, at 36 years old.
Barthelemy had a height advantage of 2 inches over Mendez. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Argenis Mendez & Rances Barthelemy fought out of an orthodox stance.
Mendez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Barthelemy, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 59 more professional rounds, 251 to Barthelemy's 192.
Mendez vs Barthelemy form
Rances Barthelemy had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Kiryl Relikh on 10th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kiryl Relikh on 20th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill.
Going into that contest, he had beat Mickey Bey on 3rd June 2016 by split decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood.
Before that, he had won against Denis Shafikov on 18th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas.
He had beat Antonio DeMarco on 21st June 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Barthelemy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
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