Fights

Championship Journey (28-1-2 – 16 KOs)

Split Decision Draw - Mercito Gesta vs. Carlos Molina

April 30, 2015 - Mercito Gesta (28-1-2) vs. Carlos Molina (17-2-2) in Fantasy Springs Resort & Casino, lndio, CA. Mercito and Carlos fought to a 10-Round Split Decision Draw - 98-92 (Molina), 96-94 (Gesta), 95-95.

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WIN #28 - Mercito Gesta vs Luis Arceo

July 18, 2014 - Mercito Gesta (28-1-1) vs. Luis Arceo (28-13-4) (Mexico) in Longshoremen's Hall, San Francisco, CA. Mercito scores a seven round TKO as the doctor stops the fight before the 8th began.

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WIN #27 - Mercito Gesta vs. Edgar Riovalle

April 11, 2014 - Mercito Gesta (27-1-1) vs. Edgar Riovalle (37-18-2) (Mexico) in Activity Center, Del Mar Fairgrounds (Ringside At Del Mar). Mercito scores an eight round TKO voracious body shots.

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LOSS #1 - Mercito Gesta vs. Miguel Vazquez (IBF Lightweight Title Bout)

December 8, 2012 - Mercito Gesta (26-0-1) against the current IBF Lightweight Champion - Miguel Vazquez (32-3) in Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM Grand Hotel. This bout was for the IBF Lightweight Title at 135 pounds. Mercito lost his first fight in a unanimous decision (Judge John McKaie scored the fight 117-111, C.J. Ross scored it 118-110 and Patricia Jarman had it 119-109.)

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WIN #26 - Mercito Gesta vs. Ty Barnett

August 3, 2012 - Mercito Gesta (25-0-1) against Ty Barnett (20-2) (USA) in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Texas Station Hotel. As the Main Event for ESPN Friday Night Fights, Mercito knocked out Ty Barnett in the 9th Round for an impressive win.

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WIN #25 - Mercito Gesta vs. Oscar Cuero

April 14, 2012 - Mercito Gesta (24-0-1) against Oscar Cuero (15-8) (Columbia) in Las Vegas, Nevada at Mandalay Bay. A Top Rank HBO PPV even which showcased Mercito knocking down Oscar Cuero in the seventh and eighth round.

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WIN #24 - Mercito Gesta vs. Ricardo Dominguez

November 11, 2011 - Mercito Gesta (23-0-1) vs. Ricardo Dominguez(34-7-2) (Mexico) at the Mandalay Bay Casion in Las Vegas, NV. Mercito was the Co-Main Event at the eave of the Pacquiao vs. Marquez fight. Dominguez was knocked down in the third round but lost in a UD in 10 rounds.

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WIN #23 - Mercito Gesta vs. Manuel Perez

September 17, 2011 - Mercito Gesta (22-0-1) vs. Manuel Perez (16-6-1) at the Blue Water Resort and Casino in Parker, Az. Mercito used his ring workmanship to score a UD in 10 rounds against Manuel.

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WIN #22 - Mercito Gesta vs. Jorge Pimentel

July 9, 2011 - Mercito Gesta (21-0-1) vs. Jorge Pimentel (23-11-0) (Mexico) at the Home Depot Center at Carson, CA. Mercito knocks down Jorge in rounds one, two, and finally scores a knock out in the third round.

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WIN #21 - Mercito Gesta vs. Genaro Trazcanos

February 18, 2011 - Mercito Gesta (20-0-1) vs. Genaro Trazancos (22-13-1) (Mexico) in Longshoremen's Hall, San Francisco, CA. Mercito scores a third round KO of Genaro Trazancos.

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WIN #20 - Mercito Gesta vs. Ivan Valle

October 22, 2010 - Mercito Gesta (19-0-1) vs. Ivan Valle (29-10-3) (Mexico) at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel, San Diego, CA. Mercito knocks down Ivan 2 times in the first and the fight is stopped late in the second round.

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WIN #19 - Mercito Gesta vs. Genaro Trazancos

August 20, 2010 - Mercito Gesta (18-0-1) vs. Genaro Trazancos (22-11-1) (Mexico) at the Casino Del Sol at Tucson, Arizona. Mercito knocked out Genaro in the seventh round. * No Fight Pictures

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WIN #18 - Mercito Gesta vs. Oscar Meza - NABO Youth Title Fight

June 4, 2010 - Mercito Gesta (17-0-1) vs. Oscar Meza (19-3) (Mexico) in Tampa, FL. Mercito Knocked Out Oscar with a body punch. Referee stopped the fight at 3:00 of into the fourth round.

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WIN #17 - Mercito Gesta vs. Cristian Favela

February 25, 2010 - Mercito Gesta (16-0-1) vs. Cristian Favela (30-19-4) (Mexico) at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel, San Diego, CA. Mercito wins a UD in eight rounds. * No Fight Pictures

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WIN #16 - Mercito Gesta vs. Devaris Crayton

July 10, 2009 - Mercito Gesta (15-0-1) vs. Devarise Crayton (6-5-1) (USA) at the Hard Rock Hotel, San Diego, CA. Mercito scores a TKO in the third round of the fight. * No Fight Pictures

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WIN #15 - Mercito Gesta vs. Alain Hernandez

May 21, 2009 - Mercito Gesta (14-0-1) vs. Alain Hernandez (14-6-2) (Mexico) at the Hard Rock Hotel, San Diego, CA. Mercito scores a TKO in the first round of the fight. * No Fight Pictures

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WIN #14 - Mercito Gesta vs. Cristian Favela

November 7, 2008 - Mercito Gesta (13-0-1) vs. Cristian Favela (28-11-4) (Mexico) at the Casino Del Sol, Tucson Arizona. Mercito scores as UD in eight rounds.

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WIN #13 – Mercito Gesta vs. Benito Zepeda

April 18, 2008 - Mercito Gesta (12-0-1) vs. Benito Zepeda (5-4-2) (Mexico) at the Casino Del Sol, Tucson, Arizona. Mercito scores a TKO in the first round of the fight. *No Fight Pictures

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WIN #12  - Mercito Gesta vs. Carlos Vinan

October 4, 2007 - Mercito Gesta (11-0-1) vs. Carlos Vinan (7-4-3) (Ecuador) at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Mercito scores a TKO in the fourth round of the fight. *No Fight Pictures

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WIN #11 - Mercito Gesta vs. Carlos Madrid

August 4, 2007 - Mercito Gesta (10-0-1) vs. Carlos Madrid (8-3-2) (Mexico) at the Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois. Mercito wins by majority decision in 10 rounds. *No Fight Pictures

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WIN #10 - Mercito Gesta vs. Leo Escobido

December 16, 2005 - Mercito Gesta (9-0-1) vs. Leo Escobido (6-23-1) (Philippines) at the Kidapawan City Gymnasium, Barangay Amas, Kidapawan City, Cotabato (del Norte), Philippines. Mercito scores a technical decision in the seventh round of a scheduled 10 round fight. *No Fight Pictures

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DRAW #1 - Mercito Gesta vs. Rey Llagas

November 5, 2005 - Mercito Gesta (8-0-0) vs. Rey Llagas (58-28-2) (Philippines) at the San Andres Civic & Sports Center, District of Malate, Manila, Philippines. Mercito and Rey fight to a draw after Mercito suffers a cut on the eyelid in round 2. *No Fight Pictures

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WIN #9 – Mercito Gesta vs. Alex Guevarra

September 24, 2005 - Mercito Gesta (8-0-0) vs. Alex Guevarra (16-7-0) (Philippines) at the San Andres Gym, District of Malate, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines. Mercito wins by UD after 10 rounds of boxing. *No Fight Pictures

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WIN #8 - Mercito Gesta vs. Roldan Malinao

June 12, 2005 - Mercito Gesta (7-0-0) vs. Roldan Malinao (5-9-0) (Philippines) at the Liloan Sports Complex, Liloan, Cebu, Philippines. Mercito wins by KO in the second round of the fight. *No Fight Pictures

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WIN #7 - Mercito Gesta vs. Chris Duiali

April 2, 2005 - Mercito Gesta (6-0-0) vs. Chris Duiali (2-6-0) (Philippines) at the Barangay Alabang, Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Mercito wins by points after eight solid rounds of boxing. *No Fight Pictures

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WIN #6 - Mercito Gesta vs. Edwin Picardal

December 10, 2004 - Mercito Gesta (5-0-0) vs. Edwin Picardal (3-3-0) (Philippines) at the Florde Sports Center, Paranaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Mercito wins a by KO in the fifth round. *No Fight Pictures

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WIN #5 - Mercito Gesta vs. Sherwin Daguhoy

May 21, 2004 - Mercito Gesta (4-0-0) vs. Sherwin Daguhoy (2-1-1) (Philippines) at the NBC Tent, The Fort, Barangay Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Mercito wins a majority decision after six rounds of intense fighting. *No Fight Pictures

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WIN #4 - Mercito Gesta vs. Sherwin Daguhoy

April 18, 2004 - Mercito Gesta (3-0-0) vs. Sherwin Daguhoy (2-0-1) (Philippines) at the Pusok Sports Complex, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, Philippines. Mercito wins a UD after six rounds of great fighting. *No Fight Pictures

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WIN #3 - Mercito Gesta vs. Renato Nival

March 25, 2004 - Mercito Gesta (2-0-0) vs. Renato Nival (2-3-0) (Philippines) at the Joe Cantada Boxing Arena, Barangay Bagumbayan, Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Mercito wins majority decision after four rounds of great fighting. *No Fight Pictures

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WIN #2 - Mercito Gesta vs. Terry Tayao

February 7, 2004 - Mercito Gesta (1-0-0) vs. Terry Tayao (debut) (Philippines) at the Joe Cantada Boxing Arena, Barangay Bagumbayan, Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Mercito wins after knocking out Terry in the first round. *No Fight Pictures

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WIN #1 - Mercito Gesta vs. Edwin Picardal

October 19, 2003 - Mercito Gesta (debut) vs. Edwin Picardal (debut) (Philippines) at the Joe Cantada Boxing Arena, Barangay Bagumbayan, Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Mercito wins a UD after four rounds of fierce boxing. *No Fight Pictures

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