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RingTv image Rances Barthelemy scores controversial KO of Argenis Mendez

Rances Barthelemy scores controversial KO of Argenis Mendez

Junior lightweight standout Rances Barthelemy scored a brutal and controversial second-round knockout of Argenis Mendez, which netted him the IBF junior lightweight title, in the main event of 2014 season premiere of ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights on Friday in Minneapolis, Minn.

RingTv image Q&A: Argenis Mendez

Q&A: Argenis Mendez

Junior lightweight beltholder Argenis Mendez spoke to RingTV.com about his IBF title defense against Rances Barthelemy on Friday, training camp with his new trainer John David Jackson, his upbringing and amateur career in the Dominican Republic and his thoughts on the 130-pound division.

RingTv image They Never Happened – part II

They Never Happened – part II

What would have happened if Mike Tyson fought George Foreman, if Oscar De La Hoya fought Kostya Tszyu or if James Toney fought Gerald McClellan? Here’s a list of 10 elite showdowns that could have taken place at one time but didn’t for various reasons. Anson Wainwright asked three top matchmakers to tell us what might’ve happened if they had.

RingTv image Video: Golovkin: “(Curtis Stevens is) like Mike Tyson”

Video: Golovkin: “(Curtis Stevens is) like Mike Tyson”

Gennady Golovkin spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes (in improving English) about what he hopes is a “historic” clash with fellow puncher Curtis Stevens at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 2. “It’s a great fight for everybody,” said the undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder. “Stevens is strong with American, New York style. Look at him, he’s like Mike Tyson.”

RingTv image Mendez outlasts Usmanee in controversial FNF brawl

Mendez outlasts Usmanee in controversial FNF brawl

Arash Usmanee battled IBF junior lightweight titleholder Argenis Mendez to a controversial majority draw on Friday night in Verona, N.Y. Scores were 114-114 twice, and 115-113 Usmanee. It was the main event of ESPN2’s final Friday Night Fights show of 2013.