Viktor Postol Defeats Lucas Matthysse, Wins WBC Strap

CARSON, CA — In front of a raucous Stub Hub crowd, Viktor Postol entrance into enemy territory resulted in a finale contrary to what oddsmakers predicted. After ten back and forth rounds of action, Postol joined the legion of green belt holders by defeating “The Machine” Lucas Matthysse by 10th round KO. After a slow start, Postol effectively neutralized the Matthysee onslaught with his sizable height and reach advantage. Frustrating the Argentinian to no end with intermittent clinching and successful combination punching, the tide slowly began to turn in this favor. Momentum appeared to shift in his favor once and for all during the seventh round when he and Matthysse knocked heads in what appeared…

Lucas Matthysse LA Media Workout Video/Photos

CARSON, CA – Looking poised, happy, and relaxed, Lucas Matthysse held court for the Los Angeles based media ahead of Saturday night’s title clash with Viktor Postol for the vacant WBC super lightweight title. Engaging in a light workout, along with undercard participants Humberto Soto and Mercito Gesta, at The Rock gym in Carson, the Argentine Machine aka ‘La Machina’ looks to take ownership of the coveted green belt. Also on hand for the festivities promoter Oscar De La Hoya who, like the fans, is looking forward to a night filled with action and excitement. Speaking to the media, he foresees the winner facing Manny Pacquiao somewhere down the line. Oscar De La Hoya Lucas Matthysse…

Viktor Postal LA Media Workout Video/Photos

LOS ANGELES, CA — On Monday in Los Angeles, Freddy Roach open the doors of the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles for the media to get a glimpse of welterweight Viktor Postol ahead of his anticipated October 3rd slugfest with Lucas Matthysse at the Stub Hub Center in Carson. Also on hand, undercard participants Antonio Orozco, Mercito Gesta, Julian Ramirez and Jorge Arce. Speaking through his translator, Postol emphasized his focus on the task at hand while Roach doubled down saying he anticipated both his guys (Postol and Miguel Cotto) will win big on their respective cards. Viktor Postol – Shadowboxing Viktor Postol – Mitt Work Viktor Postol – Group Interview Antonio Orozco –…

Mercito Gesta Faces Carlos Molina April 30th

MERCITO “NO MERCY” GESTA FACES CARLOS MOLINA IN CLASH OF CONTENDERS AT FANTASY SPRINGS ON APRIL 30 LIVE ON FOX SPORTS 1 AND FOX DEPORTES   Tickets on Sale Today!  LOS ANGELES (March 20) – Former lightweight world title challenger Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (28-1-1, 16 KOs) and Los Angeles area standout Carlos Molina (17-2-1, 7 KOs) will battle it out on Thursday, April 30 looking to crash their way into the 140-pound title picture in the 10-round Golden Boy Live! FOX Sports 1and FOX Deportes main event at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. Tickets for the April 30 Gesta vs. Molina card went on sale today, Friday, March 20 at 10am a.m. PT.   “Golden Boy Promotions is proud to return to Fantasy Springs…

Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta Returns April 11th

DEL MAR, CA (March 6, 2014) – Paco Presents in association with A&T Gym,Don Chargin, Golden Boy Promotions and San Diego-based Barron Entertainment, is happy to announce the second edition of its popular boxing series titled “Ringside at Del Mar” taking place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds onApril 11, 2014. The 8-round main event will feature the return of former world title challenger,Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (26-1, 14 KOs), as he faces an opponent to be announced in the Lightweight division.  Gesta, who resides in San Diego, by way of Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines, is eager to get back in the ring since his last fight in December of 2012, a world title bout against Miguel Vasquez on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez IV. “The time is…