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Linares not overlooking Gesta

By Jeff Aranow: WBA World lightweight champion Jorge Linares (43-3, 27 KOs) will be defending his title in less than 2 weeks against the southpaw Mercito ‘No Mercy’ Gesta (31-1-2, 17 KOs) on January 27th at The Forum in Inglewood, California. … Read

Matthysse: Kiram doesn’t know what I’m bringing

By Stanley White: Lucas Matthysse (38-4, 35 KOs) has his best chance of his 14-year pro career to win a world title in his fight this month against unbeaten Tewa Kiram (38-0, 28 KOs) on January 27 in their battle for the vacant WBA World welterweight title on HBO Boxing After Dark at The Forum […]

Mikey Garcia targeting Jorge Linares for summer

By Dan Ambrose: Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs) will be looking to become a 4-weight world champion in his next fight against IBF light welterweight champion Sergey Lipinets (13-0, 10 KOs) next month on February 10 at the Alamodome in San Antonio Texas, and after that, he wants to face Jorge Linares in a unification […]

Mikey Garcia still plans on fighting Linares at 135

By Sean Jones: Despite his odd decision to move up and face IBF light welterweight champion Sergey Linares (13-0, 10 KOs) for his IBF 140lb title on February 10 on Showtime, Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs) says he plans on going back down to 135 to face Jorge Linares (43-3, 27 KOs). … Read

Linares wants Lomachenko after Gesta fight

By Chris Williams: WBA World lightweight champion Jorge ‘Golden Boy’ Linares (43-3, 27 KOs) wants a fight against Vasyl ‘Hi-Tech’ Lomachenko (10-1, 8 KOs) after he defends his title against #14 WBA Mercito ‘No Mercy’ Gesta (31-1-2, 17 KOs) next month on January 27 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. … Read

Jorge Linares vs. Mercito Gesta preview and Analysis

By Tim Royner: Jorge “El Nino De Oro” Linares (43-3, 27 KOs) will be making his 3rd defense of his WBA World lightweight title next month on January 27 against Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (31-1-2, 17 KOs on HBO Boxing After Dark at the Forum in Inglewood, California. … Read

Lucas Matthysse and Mercito Gesta Santa Monica press conference quotes

Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse (38-4, 35 KOs), the current WBA Inter-Continental and WBO International Welterweight Champion of Chubut, Argentina held a press conference today at Malbec Argentinean Cuisine in Santa Monica ahead of his fight for the vacant WBA Welterweight World Championship against undefeated Thai superstar Tewa Kiram (38-0, 28 KOs) in a 12-round battle […]

Jorge Linares vs. Marcito Gesta on Jan.27 in Inglewood, CA

By Stanley White: WBA World lightweight champion Jorge Linares (43-3, 27 KOs) will be making a voluntary defense against #12 IBF Mercito Gesta (31-1-2, 17 KOs) in 2 months from now on January 27 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. … Read

Lucas Matthysse and Jorge Linares on Jan.27

Two of the world’s most exciting fighters, Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse (38-4, 35 KOs) and Jorge “El Nino De Oro” Linares (43-3, 27 KOs), will kick off the 2018 boxing year with a bang as they compete in separate world championship bouts on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 at the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, California. This […]

Hearn makes huge offer for Linares to fight Campbell in UK

By Juan Flores: Matchroom Sport boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has made WBA World lightweight champion Jorge Linares a huge offer to fight Luke Campbell in a rematch in the UK in January, according to Golden Boy Promotions president Eric Gomez.… Read

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