Results: Mohamed Rodriguez stops Manuel Mendez

Junior welterweight Mohamed Rodriguez used a series of upper cuts to stun, and later knock out Manuel Mendez on Friday night’s “Path to Glory” main event from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.

Rodriguez (10-4, 4 KOs) pulled off the upset win by rocking Mendez (15-2-2, 11 KOs) in the third round with a series of heavy punches that put the Joel Diaz-trained Mendez on his back.

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Manuel Mendez Looking to Put on a Show Friday Night in Ontario, CA

The boxing community first witnessed the power punching ability of Manuel “La Tormenta” Mendez (15-1-2, 11 KOs) last November on a SHOWTIME broadcast. He eviscerated the previously unbeaten Vitor Jones Freitas with a crushing left hook to the body in the first round.

On Friday night, Mendez plans to apply his signature power to fellow lightweight Mohamed Rodriguez (9-4, 3 KOs). The pair headline Thompson Boxing’s “Path to Glory” 8-round main event from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.

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Manuel Mendez ready for Luis Arceo

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 to expect from Arceo, who is 12 years older than Mendez.

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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 to the ribs.

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Manuel Mendez vs. Vitor Jones Freitas on 11/4

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 Generation tripleheader live on SHOWTIME at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).

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