Next fight of Mercito Gesta is not determined yet.
WBA Lightweight Champion Jorge Linares (44-3, 27 KOs) successfully defended his title by unanimous decision over Mercito Gesta (31-2-2, 17 KOs) in one of the main events of the evening in Inglewood, California. The judges' scores are 117-111 and twice 118-110. In the eighth round, Linares earned a cut near the right eye. The next fight Linares can hold against Mikey Garcia or Vasyl Lomachenko.
A live broadcast of the boxing night, which will take place on January 27 in Inglewood, California, USA, in two main events of which will be the return of world lightweight champion Jorge Linares and former world champion Lucas Matthysse.
An official weighting procedure took place on the eve of the boxing night on January 27 in Inglewood, California, USA, with two main events which will host the return of world lightweight champion Jorge Linares and former world champion Lucas Matthysse. The results are:
WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares shared his opinion about the WBO title-holder in the super featherweight division Vasily Lomachenko, and said that if their fight ever happens, he will easily beat the Ukrainian.