Robert Easter Jr. delivers on promise to stop former champion Algenis Mendez with fifth-round TKO
Robert Easter Jr. wanted to make a statement Friday night by being the first man to knock out former 130-pound champion Algenis Mendez. Consider that statement delivered—with authority.
Unbeaten prospect Robert Easter Jr. loaded with confidence ahead of showdown against Algenis Mendez
Robert Easter Jr. looks across the ring at Algenis Mendez and sees a fighter who is smaller, slower and less skillful. He also sees a fighter whose last loss was to Rances Barthelemy, a two-division champion whom Easter believes is no more talented than he is.
Top-notch fighters help Robert Easter Jr. prep for 135-pound brawl with ex-champ Algenis Mendez
Although Robert Easter Jr. will officially be facing a former champion for the first time in his career when he takes on Algenis Mendez on April 1, the experience will be nothing new in the eyes of the 135-pound prospect.