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Mercito Gesta Returns With a TKO Win in Del Mar

DEL MAR, CA - Last night at the "Ringside at Del Mar" show at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, Mercito "No Mercy" Gesta (27-1, 15 KOs) defeated Mexico's Edgar "Basuras" Riovalle (37-18-2, 26 KOs) by way of an 8-round TKO.  The event, which sold over 1200 tickets, was brought to you by Paco Presents in association with A&T Gym, Don Chargin, and San Diego-based Barron Entertainment.

Gesta looked fast as he marched his way back into the win column.  The bout was stopped at the 2:13 mark of round 8.  With the victory, Gesta will look to get back into title contention.

"I'm happy with my performance," said Gesta. "I wanted to get the victory by any means and I took him out of there.  I was a little rusty but I shook that rust off last night.  I know if I continue to work hard I'll get back on top. My goal is to work my way back into another world title shot.  I want to thank all my fans who came out to support me."

Undercard results:

Ruiz UD4 Venegas

Smalls UD4 Haigood

Ramos UD4 Silva

Ceballos TKO3 Reynolds 2:21

Hood SD4 Gesta (38-37, 38-36, 38-36)

The "Ringside at Del Mar" live boxing event was sponsored in part by 7UP, Joel Diaz Training Camp, El Latino Newspaper, 2014 Fab Fair, Rincon del Mar Restaurant, Virtual Tax Solutions, Cotixan Mexican Food, Mi Familia Market, Elite Pro Fit, and MyAttorney911.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by JQside on 04-12-2014

[QUOTE=hectari;14418224]LMAO at Gesta opponent, his nickname is [B]Basuras[/B] which means Garbage in spanish, damn so now Gesta is fighting Gargabe men or Garbage opponents haahaha[/QUOTE] Basura is also garbage in Pinoy speak.

Comment by LoadedWraps on 04-12-2014

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;14417764]DEL MAR, CA - Last night at the "Ringside at Del Mar" show at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, Mercito "No Mercy" Gesta (27-1, 15 KOs) defeated Mexico's Edgar "Basuras" Riovalle (37-18-2, 26 KOs) by way of an 8-round TKO. The…

Comment by hectari on 04-12-2014

LMAO at Gesta opponent, his nickname is [B]Basuras[/B] which means Garbage in spanish, damn so now Gesta is fighting Gargabe men or Garbage opponents haahaha This dude is a huge waste of Athleticism, the kid is very athletic and explosive…

Comment by sugarsmosley_ on 04-12-2014

Mercito Gesta vs. Miguel Vazquez 2 "The World Awaits"

Comment by Chiboxing123 on 04-12-2014

I remember when manny and nonito were in there primes causing havoc they were pushing mercito as the next pinoy monster. And then the whole world realized that he sucked.

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