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Mercito Gesta forces Luis Arceo to quit after 7 one sided rounds

by on Jul.21, 2014, under Boxing News

Report by Chris Morgan


SAN FRANCISCO, CA, July, 18, 2014 — Paco Presents in association with Golden Boy promotions made boxing’s return to Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco a successful one with a passionate sellout crowd at the Longshoreman’s Hall.

The headliner of the night featured San Diegan by way of Cebu, Philippines Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta vs tough Tijuana veteran Luis “El Vampiro” Arceo. The first round and a half featured a somewhat tentative and possibly ring rusty Mercito back pedaling around the ring throwing 1 shot at a time. Luis stalked forward on spindly legs throwing long right hands, some landing and most missing. At the end of the second round, Mercito rocked Luis with a southpaw straight left then teed off for 15 seconds, folding Luis into the ropes, which Luis used to bounce back and blast Mercito with a hard right at the bell. (continue reading…)

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PHOTO: Mercito Gesta Throws First Pitch During Padres-Rockies Game

by on Sep.05, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

gesta201st20pitch20padres20110903_005aSAN DIEGO, CA, September 3,2011 — Future Top Rank star Super Lightweight Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta meets the San Diego Padres mascot “The Swinging Friar” before throwing out the first pitch during the San Diego Padres-Colorado Rockies baseball game Saturday. Gesta is in preparations for his upcoming main event fight on Top Rank’s  “Top Rank Live” – FSN televised card, Saturday,Sept. 17 from the BlueWater Resort & Casino in Parker, Az.  — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2011

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Results from Friday’s ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’ from San Francisco, CA

by on Feb.19, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, February 18, 2011 — TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” hit the San Francisco Bay Area and a packed Longshoreman’s Hall in San Francisco, Calif. tonight with a five-bout event promoted by Don Chargin Productions and Golden Boy Promotions.  If you missed the live action or televised broadcast, below is a summary of the results:

Eloy Perez defeated Roger Gonzales by Unanimous decision 8 (continue reading…)

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Unbeaten Mercito Gesta Headlines Headlines February 18 Edition of ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’

by on Feb.12, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Undefeated Top Junior Lightweight Prospect Eloy Perez Battles Roger Gonzalez in Co-Featured Bout 

LOS ANGELES, CA, February 11, 2011 – ”Sólo Boxeo Tecate” travels to the Bay Area on Friday, February 18, as the Longshoreman’s Hall in San Francisco, Calif. hosts an exciting doubleheader featuring highly-touted Filipino sensation Mercito Gesta in a main event rematch against Genaro Trazancos, along with a junior lightweight clash between unbeaten Salinas contender Eloy Perez and veteran standout Roger “Speedy” Gonzalez.

The February 18 edition of “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” featuring Gesta vs. Trazancos is presented by Don Chargin Productions and Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate and AT&T.  Doors open at 6:00pm PT on fight night, the first bell rings at 7:00pm PT and the TeleFutura broadcast begins at 11:30pm ET / PT (10:30pm CT).  (continue reading…)

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Mercito Gesta Is Crowned as this Week’s Boxer Con Caracter

by on Oct.27, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Boxing fans text-to-vote results announced from “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” event on October 22

NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2010 — Boxing fans viewing Friday night’s TeleFutura broadcast of “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” sat in the judge’s seat and cast their text votes naming Mercito Gesta as the fighter with the most character.  Gesta defeated Ivan Valle in a second round knockout after bringing him down twice in the first round.  Boxing experts consider this victory the biggest win of Gesta’s career, and 78 percent of fans who voted agreed. 

Launched by Tecate, cerveza con carácter, the “Cinturón Tecate”award gives viewers the chance to recognize the strength, courage, and determination of up-and-coming fighters featured on “Sólo Boxeo Tecate.”  The boxer who receives the most text votes will be announced during the following week’s program. As part of the promotion, adult fans who participate will receive free ring tones and screen savers for their cell phones.    (continue reading…)

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