Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Yvan Mendy May Inch Closer To Title Shot With Another Win

By Francisco Salazar

Lightweight contender Yvan Mendy might be a win or two away from fighting for a world title belt.

Mendy might receive that opportunity should he come out victorious tonight against Jesus Arevalo in a 12 round bout at the Palais des Sport Marcel Cerdan in Levallois-Perret, France.

Both fighters weighed in at the lightweight limit of 135 pounds at Thursday's weigh-in.

yvan-mendy (1)

Mendy (39-4-1, 18 knockouts), who resides in Paris, fought two months ago, winning a one-sided decision over Florian Montels.

The 32-year-old Mendy, who is ranked number two by the WBC, has won his last nine bouts.

Arevalo (25-2-1, 15 KOs), who resides in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California, Mexico, lost his last bout by decision to former world titleholder Cristian Mijares on Oct. 7.

Heavyweight contender Johann Duhaupas (36-4, 23 KOs) will square off against Newfel Ouatah (15-1, 8 KOs) in a 12 round bout.

Oscar Rivas (21-0, 16 KOs) faces Gabriel Enguema (8-3, 5 KOs) in a 10 round heavyweight bout.

Unbeaten and 2016 French Olympian Christian Mbilli (6-0, 6 KOs) will square off against Robert Swierzbinski (18-6-2, 3 KOs) in an eight round super middleweight bout.

IN OTHER NEWS:  Tickets for the World Boxing Super Series Cruiserweight Semi-Final fight for the IBF and WBA titles between Russian Murat Gassiev and Cuban Yunier Dorticos are on sale now.
 
The fight will take place on on February, 3rd in Sochi, Russia at the Bolshoy Ice Dome.

Ticket prices start at 1,000 RUB and go up to 90,000 RUB and can be purchased at: sochi.ponominalu.ru/event/gassiev-dortikos 

VIP Tickets will go on sale soon.

Francisco A. Salazar has written for Boxingscene.com since September of 2012 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. Francisco also covers boxing for the Ventura County (Calif.) Star newspaper, RingTV.com and FightNights.com. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing

Tags: Yvan Mendy image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Sparked_26 on 12-14-2017

Campbell would be good to find out Campbell's level definitively.

Comment by Randall Cunning on 12-14-2017

Twitter talk saying Garcia/Lipinets is getting announced in the coming days. If Garcia vacates looks like Mendy/Campbell 2 for the vacant

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (2)
Top Headlines Euro News: Skoglund, Koelling, Haertel, Kiko Martinez, De Carolis Errol Spence vs. Lamont Peterson - CompuBox Historical Review Kownacki Eyes KO: I'm Gonna Do My Best To Stop Kiladze Usyk: I Can't Wait To Get Mairis Briedis' WBC Title! Frank Warren: Spence is a Long Way From Being Star Like Floyd Errol Spence vs. Lamont Peterson: Stats & Stakes Peterson: Beating Spence, Others Would Get Me to Hall of Fame Easter Expects Garcia to Beat Lipinets in 140-Pound Title Fight Roach: I'd Love to See Spence-Crawford, They're the Two Best P4P Daily Bread Mailbag: Lara-Hurd, Canelo-Golovkin, Khan, More Brook: First Rabchenko, Then July or August Fight, Then Khan! Dooley Noted: Diminishing of Anthony Small - Faces Terror Charge Horn's Promoter: We're Chasing Global Glory, Mundine Can Wait Wilder's Coach Gives Joshua The Edge Over Parker, Explains Why Video: Malignaggi Talks Spence, Joshua-Parker, Canelo, More Dana White Discusses Mayweather, McGregor, Showtime, More Roy Jones Jr. vs. Scott Sigmon is Finalized For February 8 Has Manny Pacquiao Finally Become The Opponent? Horn's Promoter Warns: Crawford Will Regret Moving Up To 147! Beterbiev Looks Forward To Kovalev Bout, Denies Rejecting Him Video: Errol Spence Talks Peterson, Welterweight Division Video: Freddie Roach Talks Pacquiao-Lomachenko, Crawford Arum: Lomachenko's Father Must Approve 140 For Pacquiao Bout Crawford-Horn, Pacquiao-TBA is Fully Ruled Out For Las Vegas Gvozdyk vs. Amar For WBC Interim-Title on March 17, ESPN Lomachenko Voted in as BWAA 2017 "Fighter of The Year" Fortuna Fails to Make Weight Again; Easter's Title Not at Stake Photos: Browne vs. Ntetu, Kownacki vs. Kiladze - Official Weights Mikey Garcia vs. Sergey Lipinets Rescheduled To March 10 Photos: Robert Easter, Javier Fortuna - Ready For Fireworks Battle Photos: Errol Spence, Lamont Peterson - Ready For Barclays War O'Sullivan Hopes For Jacobs, Confident He'll KO Eubank in Rematch Murray Ready For Saunders: I Have One Legit Loss at 160 - GGG Jose Ramirez, Amir Imam Deal Reached Before Purse Bid Fortuna Blames Weather for Missing Weight for Easter Fight Hearn: If Tyson Fury Wants Joshua in The Summer - No Problem Ohara Davies Inks Pact With MTK, Very Apologetic Over Mishaps Horn's Promoter: I Hope Teddy Atlas NEVER Gets New Job On-Air! LIVE STREAM: Errol Spence vs. Lamont Peterson Official Weigh-In Kell Brook Eyes Khan, Hopes To Make Big Splash at 154-Pounds
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement