The 2012 Olympic bantamweight gold medalist Luke Campbell entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 13-1-0 (11 KOs=85%) and he is ranked as the No.29 lightweight in the world. He suffered his first loss at the end of 2015, against Yvan Mendy (=Campbell vs Mendy), but he came back to win in 2016 with Gary Sykes (=Campbell vs Sykes).
His opponent, the former Ibf super-Fw champion Argenis Mendez, has an official record of 23-4-1 (12 knockouts) and he entered as the No.21 in the same weight class but he comes off the loss against Robert Easter Jr (=Mendez vs Easter Jr). Campbell vs Mendez is valid for the vacant WBC Silver lightweight title; undercard of Josh Warrington vs Patrick Hyland. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom
Division: lightweight (135 lbs, 61.2 kg)
Title: vacant WBC Silver lightweight title
Campbell’s previous fight: Luke Campbell vs Gary Sykes
Mendez’s previous fight: Argenis Mendez vs Robert Easter Jr
Campbell’s next fight: Luke Campbell vs Derry Mathews
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