Mercito,No Mercy” Gesta 31-2-2, 17 KOs, the former world title challenger of Cebu, Philippines will combat a hundred thirty five-pound contender Roberto,Tito” Manzanarez 35-1, 28 KOs of Phoenix, Arizona in a ten-circular battle for the NABO light-weight Title in the main event of the June 14 version of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at myth Springs motel on line casino in Indio, Calif.
each warring parties weighed in at 134.eight-pounds.
ESPN will air the fights starting at eight:30 p.m. ET5:30 p.m. PT, and circulate reside on ESPN3 starting at 7:00 p.m. ETfour:00 p.m. PT. ESPN Deportes will air the fights on Friday, June 15 at 9:00 p.m. ET 6:00 p.m. PT.
Gesta, who now calls San Diego, Calif. his domestic, is a 30-year-historic contender who has defeated high-quality opponents similar to Gilberto,El Flaco” Gonzalez and Martin,El Brochas” Honorio.
The southpaw will return after his 2d world title probability, which become towards WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring journal World Champion Jorge,El Niño de Oro” Linares, considered the very best lightweight on the planet at the time. In his first shot at a title, Gesta fought Miguel.”Titere” Vazquez for the IBF light-weight World Championship.
Manzanarez is a superb contender who, though born in the united states, has spent most of his career fighting in Mexico. The 23-12 months-historic pugilist has defeated former world champion Gamaliel.”El Platano” Diaz and former world title contender Hector.”Charro Negro” Gonzalez. Manzanarez is ready to make his identify within the light-weight division in his first leading experience on ESPNand first effort for a regional title.
The co-main adventure will characteristic a thrilling combat between two undefeated Golden Boy Promotions possibilities as Edgar,child Neza” Valerio 13-0, eight KOs takes on Manny.”Chato” Robles III 15-0, 7 KOs for the vacant NABF Featherweight Title.