Mendez knocks out Salgado for IBF Jr. Lightweight title

Argenis Mendez knocked out Juan Carlos Salgado in the fourth round to win the IBF Junior Lightweight belt on Saturday night.

Mendez (21-2, 11 KOs) knocked the champion Salgado (26-2-1, 16 KOs) down with a right in the first round, then dropped him again in the fourth with a left hook to claim the belt.

This was a rematch of a September 2011 fight that saw Salgado win in a unanimous decision.