Lineup for Juan Manuel Marquez, Brandon Rios, Mercito Gesta bouts announced

April 3, 2012 No Comments

Mercito Gesta is photographed with Jorge Marron (L), his matchmaker, after a recent win. In the background on the right side is Vince Parra, Gesta's trainer, friend and confidant. Photo: Jim Wyatt

The lineup for Top Rank’s split site PPV card of April 14, 2012 featuring Brandon Rios, Juan Manuel Marquez, Mercito Gesta and Mike Alvarado was just announced.

From the New Mexico Arena in Mexico City:

At this point, Serhiy Fedchenko is busy training in Mexico City for what might turn out to be the fight of his career.

Confidence reigns in the Juan Manuel Marquez training camp.












For the WBO Interim Light Welterweight Title, Juan Mánuel “Dinamita” Márquez (53-6-1, 39 KOs) who now resides in Anaheim, Ca but trains in Mexico City is going up against Serhiy “The Professor” Fedchenko (30-1, 13 KOs) from Kharkov, Ukraine in a 12 rounder at the New Mexico City Arena, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

and then from the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas:

Brandon Rios is going for win number 30 without a single defeat.

For the WBA Lightweight World title, Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios (29-0-1, 22 KOs) will meet Richard Abril (17-2-1, 8 KOs) in a 12 rounder.

In a 10 round Junior Welterweight clash Mike Alvarado (32-0, 23 KOs) will be challenged by Mauricio Herrera (18-1-0, 7 KOs).

Also, in a 10 round Lightweight match-up, Mercito ‘No Mercy’ Gesta (24-0-1, 12 KOs) of San Diego is facing Oscar Cuero (15-7-0, 12 KOs) from Cartagena, Colombia.

On the off-TV undercard will be unbeaten welterweight Oyewale “Lucky Boy” Omotoso (21-0, 18 KOs) from Australia by way of Lagos, Nigeria.

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