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Linares vs. Gesta

Linares says he injured his hand in Gesta fight

By Dan Ambrose: Jorge Linares (44-3, 27 KOs) says he suffered a right-hand injury in round 4 of his successful title defense against Mercito Gesta (31-2-2, 17 KOs) last Saturday night on HBO Boxing After Dark at the Forum in Inglewood, California. … Read

Jorge Linares vs. Mercito Gesta – Results

By Jeff Aranow: WBA World lightweight champion Jorge Linares (44-3, 27 KOs) totally outclassed Mercito Gesta (31-2-2, 17 KOs) in handing him his 2nd career defeat on Saturday night in beating him by a one-sided 12 round unanimous decision on HBO Boxing After Dark at the Forum in Inglewood, California. The official scores were 118-110, […]

Matthysse-Kiram & Linares-Gesta – Official weights

By Jeff Aranow: Lucas Matthysse (38-4, 35 KOs), Tewa Kiram (38-0, 25 KOs), Jorge Linares (43-3, 27 KOs) and Mercito Gesta (31-1-2, 17 KOs) all made weight for their fights this Saturday night on HBO Boxing After Dark [BAD] at The Forum in Inglewood, California. … Read

Matthysse Ready For Kiram; Linares Looks To Impress Against Gesta Live On Boxnation

Lucas Matthysse is ready to throw his name into the mix at welterweight when he takes on undefeated Tiwa Kiram for the vacant WBA welterweight world title. The pair clash this Saturday night exclusively live on BoxNation from the Forum in Inglewood, California, with Argentine Matthysse moving up from light-welterweight to take on the relatively […]

Gesta hoping to upset Linares on Saturday

By Jim Dower: Underdog Mercito Gesta (31-1-2, 17 KOs) says he’s ready to pull off a big upset on Saturday night by beating WBA and Ring lightweight champion Jorge Linares (43-3, 27 KOs) in their HBO televised fight at The Forum in Inglewood, California.… Read

Lucas Matthysse vs. Tewa Kiram & Jorge Linares vs. Mercito Gesta final press conference quotes

Fighters on the special double main event of Matthysse vs. Kiram and Linares vs. Gesta held a final press conference today ahead of the explosive Golden Boy Promotions card that will take place this Jan. 27 at the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, Calif. In the first part of this spectacular main event, former interim WBC […]

Matthysse-Kiram & Linares-Gesta this Sat. on HBO Boxing After Dark

HBO Boxing ushers in a new year with the all-action doubleheader HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: LUCAS MATTHYSSE VS. TEWA KIRAM AND JORGE LINARES VS. MERCITO GESTA, presented SATURDAY, JAN. 27 at 10:30 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. The HBO Sports team will call all the action, which will be available […]

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 […]

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

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