Thursday, March 14, 2019

Mercito Gesta faces hard hitting Mexican Juan Antonio Rodriguez on March 21, 2019


Mercito Gesta of Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines will comeback to face another tough Mexican fighter Juan Antonio Rodriguez on March 21, 2019 at the The Avalon, Hollywood, California, USA. The fight is scheduled for 10 Rounds non-title Lightweight contest.

The Filipino AKA "No Mercy" coming to this fight with a record of 32W-2L-2D with 17 victories by way of KO's. Gesta fought twice for a world title belt but he was defeated by Miguel Vazquez back in 2012 for the IBF World Lightweight title and last year against Jorge Linares for the WBC Lightweight and WBC Diamond Lightweight Title both by unanimous decision.

On the other hand, The Mexican Juan Antonio Rodriguez is a knockout artist with a record of 29W-7L with 25 big victories by way of KO's and also an experienced boxer but he was inactive for 2 years.

Gesta vs. Rodriguez will be the main event of the night, and that will be the Inaugural Edition Of Golden Boy DAZN Thursday Night Fights.

Gesta said that he is ready and he's been training hard with Coach Freddie Roach and his dad at the wild card Gym.