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Jean-Paul Mendy

Jean-Paul Mendy
Personal information
Full name Jean-Paul Mendy
Nationality  France
Born (1973-12-14) December 14, 1973
Mantes-la-Jolie, Yvelines
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport Boxing
Rated at Middleweight
Club BA les Mureaux 78

Jean-Paul Mendy (born December 14, 1973 in Mantes-la-Jolie, Yvelines) is a professional boxer from France, who won the bronze medal in the middleweight division (– 75 kg) at the 1997 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Budapest, Hungary.


  • Amateur 1
  • Pro 2
    • Challenging Bute 2.1
  • Professional boxing record 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


The southpaw represented his native country at the Germany's Sven Ottke on points (4-11).


Jean-Paul made his professional debut on December 22, 2000, when he beat countryman Guy Dia-Njoh on knock-out in the second round. He was undefeated as professional for 29 matches.

Mendy fought Sakio Bika on July 31 in Las Vegas, for an IBF #1 spot and a shot at the title. Bika lost the fight by disqualification in the 1st round after he knocked Mendy out with a punch following a knockdown and while Mendy was still on his knees.

Challenging Bute

On July 9, 2011, Mendy fought for the IBF Super Middleweight title against Lucian Bute in his native country, Romania, in an event which took place at Romexpo in the capital Bucharest. Jean-Paul Mendy lost the title match via knockout at 2:48 in the fourth round.[1]

Professional boxing record

29 Wins (16 knockouts, 13 decisions), 1 Losses (1 knockout, 0 decision), 1 Draws[2]
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Loss 29-1-1 Lucian Bute KO 4 (12) 2011-07-09 Romexpo Dome, Bucharest, Romania Lost IBF Super Middleweight title.
Win 29-0-1 Sakio Bika DQ 1 (12) 2010-07-31 Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada IBF Super Middleweight title eliminator.
Win 28-0-1 Josival Lima Teixeira KO 9 (10) 2010-03-20 La Palestre, Le Cannet, Alpes-Maritimes
Win 27-0-1 Matthew Barr TKO 4 (8) 2009-11-06 Palais des Sports de Toulon, Toulon, Var
Win 26-0-1 Nathan King RTD 6 (10) 2009-09-10 Cirque d'hiver, Paris, Île-de-France
Win 25-0-1 Jason Naugler UD 12 (12) 2008-10-25 Township Auditorium, Columbia, South Carolina Won vacant IBF International Super Middleweight title.
Win 24-0-1 Christopher Holt TKO 5 (8) 2007-11-29 The Plex, Charleston, South Carolina
Draw 23-0-1 Anthony Hanshaw SD 12 (12) 2007-01-05 DeSoto Civic Center, Southaven, Mississippi For vacant IBO Super Middleweight title.
Win 23-0-0 Henry Buchanan UD 10 (10) 2006-10-06 Chumash Casino, Santa Ynez, California
Win 22-0-0 Dallas Vargas TKO 1 (10) 2006-07-28 PFTC Sports Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
Win 21-0-0 Laurent Goury PTS 8 (8) 2006-06-09 Lucé, Eure-et-Loir
Win 20-0-0 Travis Clybourn TKO 2 (5) 2006-04-29 Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina
Win 19-0-0 Carlton Holland TKO 2 (8) 2005-07-01 The Plex, Charleston, South Carolina
Win 18-0-0 Akim Gros TKO 4 (10) 2005-05-28 Lucé, Eure-et-Loir
Win 17-0-0 Octavian Stoica TKO 5 (8) 2004-11-20 Lucé, Eure-et-Loir
Win 16-0-0 Frederic Esther UD 10 (10) 2004-04-08 Poitiers, Vienne Retained France Super Middleweight title.
Win 15-0-0 Simon Mokoena PTS 8 (8) 2004-02-20 Saint-Dizier, Haute-Marne
Win 14-0-0 Rachid Kanfouah PTS 10 (10) 2003-11-14 Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dôme Retained France Super Middleweight title.
Win 13-0-0 Sergey Karanevich UD 8 (8) 2003-05-19 Palais des Sports, Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine
Win 12-0-0 Eliseo Nogueira PTS 8 (8) 2003-04-04 Maison des Sports, Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dôme
Win 11-0-0 Eliseo Nogueira PTS 10 (10) 2002-12-05 Palais des Sports, Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine
Win 10-0-0 Youssef Temsoury UD 10 (10) 2002-05-02 Pont-Audemer, Eure Retained France Super Middleweight title.
Win 9-0-0 Rachid Kanfouah MD 10 (10) 2002-02-26 Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dôme Won vacant France Super Middleweight title.
Win 8-0-0 Daniel Sackey TKO 5 (8) 2001-12-14 Béziers, Hérault
Win 7-0-0 Richard Pokossi PTS 8 (8) 2001-11-24 Palais des Sports, Bondy, Seine-Saint-Denis
Win 6-0-0 Ernest Barbarosa TKO 3 (6) 2001-08-04 Plages du Prado, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône
Win 5-0-0 Mourad Djabrouhou TKO 3 (6) 2001-05-28 Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine
Win 4-0-0 Milojko Pivljanin TKO 4 (6) 2001-03-31 Saint-Bonnet, Charente-Maritime
Win 3-0-0 Rachid Bakour TKO 2 (6) 2001-03-12 Palais des Sports, Paris
Win 2-0-0 Said Boukefous TKO 1 (6) 2001-02-16 Mont-de-Marsan, Landes
Win 1-0-0 Guy Dia Njoh TKO 2 (6) 2000-12-22 Bondy, Seine-Saint-Denis Pro debut.


  1. ^ Press, Associated (2011-07-09). "Lucian Bute retains IBF title". ESPN. 2011-07-09. 
  2. ^ [1]

External links

  • Professional boxing record for Jean-Paul Mendy from BoxRec
  • sports-reference
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