Carlos Morales entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 19-4-3 (8 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.61 lightweight in the world. He lost two consecutive bouts in 2018, against Ryan Garcia (Ryan Garcia vs Carlos Morales) and Rene Alvarado, but he came back to win in 2019 beating Pedro Navarrete and Rosekie Cristobal.
His opponent, Mercito Gesta, has an official record of 32-3-2 (17 knockouts) and he entered as the No.80 super lightweight but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Jorge Linares (Jorge Linares vs Mercito Gesta) and Juan Antonio Rodriguez (Mercito Gesta vs Juan Antonio Rodriguez); between these two bouts he defeated Robert Manzanarez (Mercito Gesta vs Robert Manzanarez). Morales vs Gesta is the main event of the evening. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA
Division: lightweight (135 lbs, 61.2 kg)
Gesta’s previous fight: Mercito Gesta vs Juan Antonio Rodriguez
Morales’ next fight: Jorge Linares vs Carlos Morales
Gesta’s next fight: Joel Diaz Jr vs Mercito Gesta
Morales vs Gesta full fight video:
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