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Gesta's Brother Drops Decision in American Debut

By Ronnie Nathanielsz

Anecito "Dondon" Gesta Jr., brother of former world title challenger Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta, lost in his American debut at the Bing Crosby Hall in San Diego, California. The 23-year-old southpaw lost to last minute replacement Pablo Cupul by way of a majority decision after original opponent Kenny McClain failed to show up for the super featherweight four round bout.  Two judges, Alejandro Rochin and Sergio Caiz scored the bout for Cupul 39-37 while the third judge Tony Crebs had it an even 38-38.

Cupul is a Mexican boxer who fights out of San Diego and has a record of 7-11 with 4 knockouts while the 23-year-old Gesta dropped to 2-2 with 0 knockouts after losing his last bout in Bogo, Cebu, hometown of the late Gabriel “Flash” Elorde, by a 3rd round TKO to Honny Boy Vidal.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by samouraï on 05-27-2013

"We Gestas got boxing in our blood".

Comment by anonymous2.0 on 05-27-2013

I thought his previous trainer was a decent one, but its his family that constantly butted in, trying to override the trainer. IMO its his family that's the problem.

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 05-26-2013

[quote=humanpunchingbg] Sorta off topic but I saw Mercito shopping at the Murphy Canyon Rd Wal Mart in San Diego. He drives a ****ing Accord with TEAM GESTA stickers on it. LOL. I don't think his little brother will be bringing…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 05-26-2013

[quote=SoggyLungs] Quote: Originally Posted by .:: JSFD26 ::. No offense but his team sucks too. How does he not know how to cut the ring off? Or even attempt to... Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android true..his manager was training…

Comment by humanpunchingbg on 05-26-2013

Sorta off topic but I saw Mercito shopping at the Murphy Canyon Rd Wal Mart in San Diego. He drives a ****ing Accord with TEAM GESTA stickers on it. LOL. I don't think his little brother will be bringing the…

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