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Mercito Gesta Cruises, Stops Trazcanos In Three

By Jake Donovan

Undefeated super bantamweight prospect Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta had an even easier time in his rematch with Genaro Trazancos, forcing his familiar foe to quit on his stool after three rounds in their Telefutura-televised co-feature at the Longshoreman Hall in San Francisco.

The bout was deemed largely unnecessary by most, considering that Gesta easily handled the journeyman last August. Desperate to keep him busy, his handlers decided on a rerun for the sake of keeping their fighter busy.

Recognizing the bout for the tune-up that it was, Gesta did his best to put in as many rounds as possible without completely carrying his opponent. It appeared as if the Filipino could have ended matters at any time, hurting Trazcanos in every round.

The greatest amount of damage came in the third round, when the southpaw landed a flush left uppercut which rocked his opponent and drew a huge reaction from the crowd on hand. Gesta followed up with a punishing flurry, but eased off and was content to box and embarrass his overmatched foe all for the sake of getting in some rounds.

Three was all he would get, as it was decided in between rounds that Trazcanos was unfit to continue.

Gesta improves to 21-0-1 (11KO) with the win, marking his fourth straight by stoppage. Trazcanos falls to 22-14-1 (13KO), dropping his fourth straight. The 36-year old Mexican has won just twice in his past 14 bouts, spanning more than seven years.

Jake Donovan is the Managing Editor of Boxingscene.com. Follow Jake on Twitter at twitter.com/JakeNDaBox or submit questions/comments to [email protected].

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by goblin213 on 02-19-2011

I don't see why this kid gets all the attention. I see nothing special in him. He has heavy legs and stays in one spot too long, he sprouts roots, he has sh!tty stamina, and he is inconsistent. As soons…

Comment by Walt Liquor on 02-19-2011

i guess he's improving cuz he knocked this dude out last yr in 7.

Comment by devildg on 02-19-2011

just saw this on youtube 3 words for Mercito: STAMINA STAMINA STAMINA Thats why his countrymen Pac is so damn good, he never gets winded but gets even stronger in the later rounds.

Comment by dch4144 on 02-19-2011

That uppercut was wicked. I'll surely be watching this guy's future fights.

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