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Photos: Urbano Antillon and Mercito Gesta Media Day

Hollywood,Ca.  --- Top Rank's newly-signed undefeated Filipino Lightweight sensation Mercito Gesta hits the mitts during media day at the Fortune Gym in Hollywood for upcoming feature fight on the undercard of Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios vs Urbano Antillon, Saturday July 9 at The Home Depot Center in Carson,Ca. Top Rank promotes this event which will be telecast live on SHOWTIME Championship Boxing.  --- Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.

Top-rated contender Urbano Antillon,Maywood,Ca. takes a short rest  during media day at the Fortune Gym in Hollywood as he prepares for his upcoming world Lightweight title fight against undefeated WBA Lightweight champion Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios,Oxnard,Ca. on Saturday, July 9 at The Home Depot Center in Carson,Ca.  Top Rank promotes this event which will be telecast live on SHOWTIME Championship Boxing.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by richardt on 07-08-2011

To me, DeMarco is a bit too easy to hit and Gesta has cat-like reflexes and would time DeMarco and make him miss. They probably would not fight because they are friends, though that has not stopped others.

Comment by -Johannes- on 07-07-2011

Once Gesta steps his game to C level fighters I can make a prediction on how good he can be. Right now, I can honestly say that I see him losing to Tony DeMarco.

Comment by richardt on 07-07-2011

And yeah, if he fights Rios, he will be landing a lot of sharp punches and showing he belongs with the best, regardless of the outcome. He will catch Rios cleanly and often. It would be NO missmatch.

Comment by richardt on 07-07-2011

I just noticed you said "Your People". Did you just conclude that I am a Pinoy??? Cause my European decent, my 6'4 foot stature sure as hell does not look Pinoy to anyone I know. You are also assuming that…

Comment by richardt on 07-07-2011

And yes, Gesta is in the top 2%. That comes from not me, but from a pro who has been deeply involved in boxing for over 25 years. It takes knowing the general number of active amatuer and pro fighters…

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