Manuel Mendez

  • Manuel Mendez Stops Luis Arceo after 4!

    Junior welterweight Manuel Mendez (15-1-2, 10 KOs) scored a fourth round TKO over tough veteran Luis Arceo (28-15-5, 18 KOs) on Friday night at the Double Tree Hotel in Ontario Ca. Arceo put up a valiant effort over the four rounds and did put good combinations together but once...
  • Manuel Mendez Makes Weight, Headlines “Locked n’ Loaded” Friday Night

    Lightweight Manuel Mendez (14-1-2, 10 KOs) reached weight at 138 lbs. for his “Locked n’ Loaded” 8-round main event showdown versus veteran Luis Arceo (28-15-5, 18 KOs) this Friday from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Arceo came in at an identical 138 lbs. “Everyone knows I don’t back...
  • Manuel Mendez Primed for Another Win on Friday Night

    Lightweight Manuel Mendez (14-1-2, 10 KOs) is making final preparations for his “Locked n’ Loaded” 8-round main event showdown versus veteran Luis Arceo (28-15-5, 18 KOs) this Friday from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Mendez, 26, won’t go into the fight without having a solid idea of what...
  • Lightweight Knockout Sensation Manuel Mendez Returns on Friday, April 14

    Lightweight Manuel “La Tormenta” Mendez, winner of three straight by stoppage and ten out of his last twelve, makes his second start of the year against veteran Luis Arceo on Friday, April 14. The 8-round “Locked n’ Loaded” main event originates from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Tickets...
  • Manuel Mendez Earns Third Round KO Win Saturday Night

    Manuel “La Tormenta” Mendez (14-1-2, 10 KOs) body punched his way to another knockout victory during the “Night of Champions” main event on Saturday night. Mendez’s latest victim, Costa Rica’s Bergman Aguilar (14-3-1, 4 KOs), crumpled to the ground in the third round after sustaining a thunderous left hook...
  • Manuel Mendez Headlines “Night of Champions” Saturday Night!

    Lightweight Manuel Mendez, fresh off his first round, one-punch knockout victory over Vitor Freitas on SHOWTIME in November, returns to the ring as the main attraction of “Night of Champions,” Thompson Boxing Promotions’ annual, private event. The 4-bout card originates from the Doubletree Hotel in Orange, Calif. this Saturday,...
  • Taras Shelestyuk Wins Hard-Fought Decision

    Photos: Art Gallegos Jr. / Standnfight.com Tares “The Real Deal Shelestyuk maintained an unbeaten record and continued his ascent in the welterweight division with a close, unanimous 10-round decision over his toughest opponent to date, Jimmy “The Truth” Herrera in Friday’s main event of a ShoBox: The New Generation...
  • ShoBox weights and Quotes

    Photos: Carlos Baeza/Thompson Boxing Undefeated 2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist Taras “Real Deal” Shelestyuk (14-0, 9 KOs) of Los Angeles by way of Ukraine checked in at 146.6 lbs. while Chicago’s Jaime Herrera measured 146.2 lbs. at Thursday’s weigh in (Shelestyuk will defend his NABO welterweight title). Shelestyuk vs. Herrera...
  • Manuel Mendez Faces Vitor Jones Freitas on Nov. 4 in the ShoBox Opener

    Hard-hitting lightweight prospect Manuel Mendez (12-1-2, 8 KOs) makes his U.S. television debut against unbeaten Vitor Jones Freitas (12-0, 6 KOs) this Friday, Nov. 4, from the Omega Products Event Center in Corona, Calif. Freitas vs. Mendez is scheduled for eight rounds and kicks off a ShoBox: The New...