Mercito Gesta to face Martin Honorio on July 15th


Filipino Boxer Mercito Gesta is coming back to fight Martin Honorio of Mexico on July 15, 2017, in the undercard of Berchelt vs Miura WBC World super featherweight title fight.


The Filipino fighter is coming off a unanimous decision win over Gilberto Gonzalez last April. Gesta is a 29 years old boxer and once fought for the world title but defeated by Miguel Vazquez in 2012.

Gesta is now handled by  Oscar Dela Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions and he is consistently winning all his fights under the promotions.

Meanwhile, Martin Honorio is a 37 years old boxer from Iztapalapa, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He has a record consisting of 33 wins including 16 big wins by way of KO and has 10 defeats and 1 draw.

The Mexican fighter also fought for the world title but lost to Robert Guerrero via KO in 2012 and to Juan Carlos Salgado via majority decision.

Martin Honorio loses 4 in his last 5 fights.

The fight will be held at Forum, Inglewood, California, USA.