SAN DIEGO (April 20) – San Diego-based fighters, Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (28-1-1, 16 KOs) and Carlos Molina (17-2-1, 7 KOs) held a special workout session today at House of Boxing, ahead of their upcoming anticipated headlining bout on April 30 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. Also, undefeated super lightweight Antonio “Relentless” Orozco (21-0, 15 KOs) attended in advance of his upcoming fight on May 15 in Phoenix, Arizona. Continue reading
LOS ANGELES (March 20) – Former lightweight world title challenger Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (28-1-1, 16 KOs) and Los Angeles area standout Carlos Molina (17-2-1, 7 KOs) will battle it out on Thursday, April 30 looking to crash their way into the 140-pound title picture in the 10-round Golden Boy Live! FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes main event at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. Tickets for the April 30 Gesta vs. Molina card went on sale today, Friday, March 20 at 10am a.m. PT. Continue reading
Golden Boy Live! Debuts in San Francisco when Mercito Gesta meets Luis Arceo on Friday, July 18 at Songshoremen’s Hall live on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes
SAN FRANCISCO (June 20, 2014) – Top lightweight contender Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta returns to the Bay Area when he headlines the Friday, July 18 edition of FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes’ Golden Boy Live! in a 10-round bout against Luis “El Vampiro” Arceo at Long Shoremen’s Hall in San Francisco. In the co-main event, San Francisco’s own Jonathan “El Carismatico” Chicas looks to extend his five-fight winning streak against Emanuel “Renegade” Robles and highly touted Chinese heavyweight Taishan will make his professional debut against Ronny Hale in the 4 round televised opening bout. Continue reading
“The Pugilist KOrner” Radio: Pat Russell, Joe DeGuardia, Bryant Jennings, Demetrius Andrade, Seanie Monaghan, and Mercito Gesta
Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents another packed six guest edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!!
The exclusive presentation will feature renowned boxing referee and ringside judge Pat Russell, President and CEO of Star Boxing Joe DeGuardia, current undefeated Heavyweight contender Bryant Jennings, reigning WBO Junior Middleweight Champion Demetrius Andrade, entertaining Light Heavyweight prospect Seanie Monaghan, and Junior Welterweight contender Mercisto Gesta.
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Last night at the “Ringside at Del Mar” show at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (27-1, 15 KOs) defeated Mexico’s Edgar “Basuras” Riovalle (37-18-2, 26 KOs) by way of an 8-round TKO. The event, which sold over 1200 tickets, was brought to you by Paco Presents in association with A&T Gym, Don Chargin, and San Diego-based Barron Entertainment. Continue reading
The Pugilist KOrner: Gary Shaw, Mercito Gesta, Steve Cunningham, Paulie Malignaggi, and Bruno Escalante
Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special two-hour, six guest edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!!
The exclusive presentation will feature Promoter Gary Shaw, Heavyweight contender and former IBF Cruiserweight Champion Steve Cunningham, Lightweight contender Mercito Gesta, two division world champion Paulie “Magic Man” Malignaggi, and Super Flyweight prospect Bruno Escalante. Continue reading
What: Official Weigh-In for the upcoming “Ringside at Del Mar” Boxing Event
When: Thursday, April 10, 2014 2pm
Where: Westfield Plaza Bonita Mall – Food Court Second Floor (south end of
mall) Plaza Bonita is located at 3030 Plaza Bonita Road National Continue reading
DEL MAR, CA (April 5, 2014) – An opponent has been announced for the”Ringside at Del Mar” 8-round main event featuring Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (26-1, 14 KOs). The popular Filipino fighter will face Mexico’s Edgar “Basuras” Riovalle (37-17-2, 26 KOs) at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on Friday, April 11, 2014. This event is brought to you by Paco Presents in association with A&T Gym, Don Chargin, and San Diego-based Barron Entertainment. Continue reading
By Joseph Herron: On the undercard of the Pacquiao/Marquez IV PPV event, Miguel Vazquez (32-3, 13 KOs) successfully defended his 135 pound title by outpointing previously undefeated contender Mercito Gesta (26-1-1, 14 KOs) for twelve uneventful rounds. The judges at ringside scored the contest 117-111, 119-109, and 118-110, unanimously in favor of the reigning champ.
Throughout every round of the IBF Championship Lightweight contest, the incumbent title holder did a brilliant job of landing his left land and moving away from Gesta’s power punch. He seemed to outbox the tough Filipino prospect with ease while connecting the occasional straight right hand. Continue reading
By Rob Smith: IBF lightweight champion Miguel Vazquez (32-3, 13 KO’s) will be making his fifth defense of his title on Saturday night against #5 IBF Mercito Gesta (26-0-1, 14 KO’s) on the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez card. Continue reading