California based Filipino Mercito "No Mercy" Gesta returns to action on July 15 against Mexican Martin Honorio in a 10 round lightweight non-title bout at Forum in California.
29 year-old Gesta (30-1-2,16) never tasted defeat again since his first loss on his first world title shot to lanky boxer Miguel Vazquez of Mexico in 2012. He has been victorious in his 4 out of 5 fights with one split draw with Carlos Molina.
Martin "El Broshas" Honorio (33-10-1,16) a veteran of Mexico City Mexico is a former one time world title challenger. He fought Robert Guerrero for the IBF featherweight title in 2007 unfortunately suffered a first round TKO loss. Honorio's best win was a 10 round unanimous decision win over John Molina Jr in 2009 where he captured vacant NABF and WBO-NABO lightweight title