Name: Algenis Mendez
Birth Name: Argenis Alexander Méndez Zapata
Born: 1986-07-03 (Age:29)
Birthplace: San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height: 5′ 9″ / 175cm
Reach: 71″ / 180cm
Boxing Record: click
Trainer: Virgil Hunter (2013-)
- Mendez boxed as a bantamweight for the Dominican Republic Olympic team at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games, losing in his opening round match to Maksym Tretyak of Ukraine on a 24-30 decision.
- Won a silver medal at the 2003 World Cadet Championships
- Lost to Guillermo Rigondeaux (CUB) 17-2 at the 2003 Panamerican Games
- Won a silver medal at the 2004 World Junior Championships
- Won gold at the 2005 Panamerican Championships
- Lost in the second round of the 2005 World Championships to Alexey Tischenko (RUS) 40-23
- Versus reported his amateur record as 238-12.