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Photos: Barthelemy Grabs IBF Gold in Mendez Rematch

Rances Barthelemy is the new IBF super-featherweight champion after a unanimous points win over Argenis Mendez in Miami. Bathelemy improved his record to 20-0 after all three judges scored the fight 115-111 in favour of the Cuban.

Barthelemy had beaten Mendez back in January via a second round stoppage only for the decision to be changed to a "no contest" after replays confirmed the fight-ending combination had come after the bell. There was no such controversy this time, although the margin of victory could have been greater for Barthelemy after he was deducted points in the ninth and 10th rounds for low blows.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by damit305 on 07-12-2014

[QUOTE=CubanGuyNYC;14748729]Way to go, Rances! [B]I was happy to be present when another one of my peeps won another world title[/B]. That's [B]five[/B] Cuban world champions, [B]six[/B] if you count Kid Chocolate.[/QUOTE] Speaking of talent, you remember JSFD telling us Ramon…

Comment by damit305 on 07-12-2014

[QUOTE=CubanGuyNYC;14748801]Dey only amateurs doe! :lol1: 50 or so Cuban boxers fighting pro worldwide, and five are world champs. Approximately 10%. Amazing. It'll be six the moment Gamboa has a title shot at 130. You know what that does? It inspires…

Comment by Cubanborn87 on 07-12-2014

Lmao ".......

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 07-12-2014

[QUOTE=Cubanborn87;14748789]The Cuban school of boxing doesn't translate into the pros doe[/QUOTE] Dey only amateurs doe! :lol1: 50 or so Cuban boxers fighting pro worldwide, and five are world champs. Approximately 10%. Amazing. It'll be six the moment Gamboa has a…

Comment by Cubanborn87 on 07-12-2014

[QUOTE=CubanGuyNYC;14748729]Way to go, Rances! I was happy to be present when another one of my peeps won another world title. That's [B]five[/B] Cuban world champions, [B]six[/B] if you count Kid Chocolate.[/QUOTE] The Cuban school of boxing doesn't translate into the…

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