Lucas Matthysse and Viktor Postol both tipped the scale at 139.4 pounds for Saturday’s HBO-televised matchup in Carson, California.
Lightweight fringe contenders Mercito Gesta and Carlos Molina fought to a split draw in their 10-round main event of a “Golden Boy Live!” card on Thursday at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. Scores for the spirited fight were 98-92 (for Molina), 96-94 (for Gesta) and 95-95.
Lightweight up-and-comers Carlos Molina and Mercito Gesta predict a special night of boxing on April 30, just two days from Mayweather-Pacquiao, when they face each other in the main event of a Fox Sports 1-televised show at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California.
Junior welterweight contenders Mercito Gesta and Carlos Molina working out ahead of their 10-round fight in Indio, Calif., on April 30, to be broadcast on Fox Sports 1.
Among several fighters newly signed to exclusive contracts, lightweight Mercito Gesta and welterweight Yoshihiro Kamegai have recently signed with Golden Boy Promotions.
Lightweight prospect Mercito Gesta stopped veteran Luis Arceo after Round 7 on Friday at Longshoreman’s Hall in San Francisco, Calif. The bout topped a “Golden Boy Live!” telecast that included the debut of Chinese heavyweight Taishan Dong.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook bring us details on the return of Mercito Gesta after a year-and-a-half away from the ring.
San Diego-based lightweight Mercito Gesta will end a 16-month ring absence against Mexico’s Edgar “Basuras” Riovalle on April 11 at The Del Mar Fairgrounds, in Del Mar, Calif.