Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-03-18, greatt boxing match: Joseph Diaz vs Mercito Gesta gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Boxing Fights of 2023).
Gesta vs Diaz is scheduled to take place Saturday, March 18th, at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach (California, USA), in a 12-round lightweight (135 lbs, 61.2 kg) bout; it was on the undercard of Gilberto Ramirez vs Gabriel Rosado but the Mexican missed weight. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Joseph Diaz record
The former Olympian and former Ibf super-Fw champion Jo Jo Diaz entered this fight with a pro record of 32-3-1 (15 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.12 lightweight in the world.
In his last three bouts JoJo has beat Javier Fortuna (Joseph Diaz vs Javier Fortuna) and has lost to Devin Haney (Devin Haney vs Joseph Diaz) and to William Zepeda (Joseph Diaz vs William Zepeda).
Mercito Gesta record
His opponent, Mercito Gesta, has an official boxing record of 33-3-3 (17 knockouts) and he entered as the No.58 in the lightweight division.
In his last three fights he has lost to Juan Antonio Rodriguez (Mercito Gesta vs Juan Antonio Rodriguez), has tied with Carlos Morales (Carlos Morales vs Mercito Gesta) and has defeated Joel Diaz Jr (Joel Diaz Jr vs Mercito Gesta).
Gesta’s next fight: William Zepeda vs Mercito Gesta
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Joseph Diaz vs Mercito Gesta as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Diaz vs Gesta fight?
Mercito Gesta defeated Joseph Diaz via split decision. Scores were 93-97, 99-91, 98-92.