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Argenis Mendez-Barthelemy Purse Bid Won By Warriors

By Rick Reeno

Leon Margules, CEO of Warriors Boxing, was the only bidder at today's purse bid, which was ordered by the International Boxing Federation - and Margules secured the rights to the super featherweight fight between IBF champion Argenis Mendez (21-2-1, 11KOs) and undefeated mandatory challenger Rances Barthelemy (19-0, 12KOs). Margules, who promotes Barthelemy, placed down a bid of $51,000. He wants to stage the fight in early 2014. Iron Mike Productions, who promote Mendez, did not attend the purse bid.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by illpapi on 10-23-2013

[QUOTE=.Mexico.;13867255]something happened here, miscommunication or somesh[I]i[/I]t. Mendez is still with the same people all around only changed promotional company in name I believed. Mike tyson is gonn bite some ears off I tell ya.[/QUOTE] Well, I hope it was that…

Comment by .Mexico. on 10-23-2013

something happened here, miscommunication or somesh[I]i[/I]t. Mendez is still with the same people all around only changed promotional company in name I believed. Mike tyson is gonn bite some ears off I tell ya.

Comment by illpapi on 10-23-2013

Well, I actually feel bad for Mendez. He seems like a really nice guy and has a pretty good skill set. However, I think he is too nice where it does him no good. The first thing I would do…

Comment by dwighttsharpe on 10-23-2013

[QUOTE=Russian Crushin;13866486]Mendez signed Mike Tyson? WTF was he thinking?[/QUOTE] Mendez is with the same promoter he's always been with. Essentially they just changed their name from Aquinity to Iron Mike.

Comment by Russian Crushin on 10-22-2013

Mendez signed Mike Tyson? WTF was he thinking?

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