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[boxing] Joel Diaz Jr. vs Mercito Gesta // DAZN

April 21, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Date: Thursday, April 21
Time: 6pm.
Main event ringwalks (approx): 8pm.
See entire fight card below.


The super lightweight contender is back in action!

The super lightweight clash comes live from California on a Golden Boy Card.

Golden Boy chairman and CEO Oscar De La Hoya said: “It has been Golden Boy’s home in the Coachella Valley, and we are excited to bring a DAZN fight night that they will enjoy for the first time in 2022.”

Diaz last fought in August in TIjuana when he defeated Francisco Gabriel Pina by knockout, while Gesta’s last fight was way back in November 2019, when he drew at 135lbs with Carlos Morales in Los Angeles.


Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Diaz vs. Gesta.

Joel Diaz Jr. record and bio

Nationality: American
Date of birth: March 25, 1992
Height: 5′ 8″
Reach: 68.5″
Total fights: 28
Record: 26-2 (22 KOs)

Mercito Gesta record and bio

Nationality: Filipino
Date of birth: June 19, 1987
Height: 5′ 7″
Reach: 68″
Total fights: 38
Record: 32-3-3 (17 KOs)

Diaz vs. Gesta fight card

Joel Diaz Jr. vs. Mercito Gesta; Super lightweight
Jousce Gonzalez vs. Jairo Lopez; Lightweight
Jorge Chavez vs. TBC; Super featherweight
Manuel Flores vs. Victor Ruiz; Super bantamweight
Jan Salvatierra vs. Ernie Marquez; Flyweight.

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