Beibis Mendoza

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Beibis Mendoza
Real name Beibis Antonio Mendoza
Nickname(s) Candela
Weight(s) light flyweight
Height 5 ft. 4 in. (163 cm.)
Nationality Colombian
Born (1974-06-20) June 20, 1974 (age 43)
Arboletes, Colombia
Stance orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 34
Wins 30
Wins by KO 24
Losses 4
Draws 0
No contests 0

Beibis Antonio Mendoza (born 1974-06-20 in Arboletes, Antioquia) is a professional boxer from Colombia. He is a former WBA light-flyweight champion.

Amateur career[edit]

Mendoza was a member of the 1996 Colombian Olympic Team as a Light Flyweight. His results were:

Professional career[edit]

Mendoza turned professional in 1996 and captured the vacant WBA light flyweight title with a DQ win in 2000 over Rosendo Alvarez. In the fight Alvarez suffered two point deductions and was eventually disqualified for low blows by referee Mitch Halpern, who committed suicide 8 days after the fight.

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Title last held by
Pichitnoi Sitbangprachan
WBA light flyweight champion
August 12, 2000 – March 3, 2001
Succeeded by
Rosendo Alvarez
New title WBA light flyweight champion
Interim title

November 15, 2003 – October 2, 2004
Lost bid for full title
Title next held by
César Canchila