Advertisement
Advertisement

Miguel Vazquez: Mercito Gesta Will Be a Tougher Fight

By Bill Emes

IBF lightweight champion Miguel Vazquez (32-3, 13KOs) expects a very tough fight against undefeated Filipino contender Mercito Gesta (26-0-1, 14KOs) on December 8th in Las Vegas, as part of the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez HBO pay-per-view undercard at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Vazquez retained his title on Saturday with a twelve round split decision over mandatory challenger Marvin Quintero.

According to Vazquez, he had some trouble with Quintero because "he was very strong and aggressive." He knows Gesta is also strong and expects him to be even more aggressive than Quintero. Vazquez plans to train for the fight of his life.

"I feel very happy and motivated. These are the fights that I want. All I'm thinking about now is December 8th and fighting Gesta and putting on a great performance. I think that it will be a complicated fight. He's undefeated and very strong. Gesta will be even more aggressive than Quintero, so I know that I have to prepare even harder for December 8th," Vazquez told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jamon1980 on 11-18-2012

You cant knock Miguel Vazquez out if you cant hit him! That is what makes Miguels boxing style so entertaining to watch, all these guys trying to land that big knockout punch, but always failing miserably. While in the meantime…

Comment by New England on 11-17-2012

[QUOTE=Ringlife;12650492]I hope Gesta beats Vazquez I don't like Vazquez style at all.[/QUOTE] i really don't like gesta at all either, but i'd love to see vasquez stopped. he's got an awful style.

Comment by New England on 11-17-2012

you single handedly made your last fight into a total snoozefest, f#ggot keep this loser off of network TV. he's not a TV fighter. the only thing i'd like to see him do on TV would be getting a knockout…

Comment by Jamon1980 on 11-17-2012

Miguel Vazquez is a world champion for many reasons. This will not be an easy fight for Mercito Gesta. Vazquez has never been knocked out, and has faced strong opponents like Saul Alverez and Timothy Bradley, Bredis Prescott and Lenny…

Comment by Ringlife on 10-29-2012

I hope Gesta beats Vazquez I don't like Vazquez style at all.

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (17)
Top Headlines Haye Says The Klitschko Era is Over, Tabs Fury For Repeat Win Austin Trout Willing To Travel, Face Liam Smith in The UK Tyson Fury Hopes Wladimir Klitschko Rematch is Set 'ASAP' Hatton: Canelo Will Be Too Strong and Powerful For Amir Khan Francisco Vargas: Salido Would Be High Risk, a Good Challenge Povetkin: After Wilder I'm Open To Fury, Martin and Klitschko Lucian Bute, Alvarez, Beterbiev Tripleheader on April 2nd? Khan: People Thought De La Hoya Would Destroy Pacquiao Wanheng Menayothin Defends WBC Strap on March 2nd Artur Beterbiev Eyes Ring Return in March or April Pedro Guevara Faces Jether Oliva on February 20 in Sinaloa McGuigan: Khan is Very Ballsy, Canelo Walks Around at 200 Sam O'Maison Stole The Show With Big Knockout Over Hardy Cortez Feels Canelo-Golovkin is More Likely For 2017 Showtime Championship Boxing 30: Hopes for the Year Ahead Tyson Fury Hopes To Head Up New Heavyweight Era Amir Khan Admits Canelo's Size Initially Concerned Him Daily Bread Mailbag: Kovalev, Golovkin, Canelo-Khan, More Frank Warren: Boxing Must Do More For Retired Fighters Johann Duhaupas Returns, Dominates Nascimento Over Ten Khan Says Shock Value Makes '50-50' Fight With Canelo Bigger Kovalev's Coach: If Ward Can't Hurt Sergey, He's in Trouble! Jamel Herring Looking To Step Things Up in 2016 Luis Ortiz Stays Patient, Waiting For Opponent To Get Finalized Sulaiman Warns Canelo That He Can't Make Mistakes With Khan Ocampo Blasts Out Navarro In Five; Cayetano Wins Alberto Machado, Abner Cotto KO Winners In Puerto Rico Kelly Pavlik Charged, Facing 180 Days in Air Rifle Shooting Photos: Deontay Wilder, Shaquille O'Neal Go Face To Face Jhonny Gonzalez Says Abner Mares Ran From Rematch Golovkin's Coach Doubts Canelo Fight Will Happen in 2016 Nonito Donaire To Hold Camp in Las Vegas For Bedak Clash Floyd Mayweather Jr. Wins 'Fighter of The Year' With BWAA Krzysztof Glowacki Feeling The Pressure of Usyk Mandatory Matthysse-Herrera in Talks For Canelo vs. Khan Undercard Mayweather: I'm No Longer Pound For Pound, But I am TBE Yuniesky Gonzalez Set To Begin Training With Pedro Diaz Promoter Talks of Dublin Shooting Chaos at Regency Hotel Roach Roach, Teddy Atlas Discuss The Proper Time To Stop a Fight Evander Holyfield Backs Tyson Fury: He Has Helped Boxing
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement