Gesta vs. Honorio added to Matthysse-Postol undercard!
Former world title contender Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (28-1-2, 16 KOs) of San Diego, Calif. and top lightweight contender Marcelino “Nino” Lopez (31-1-1, 16 KOs) of Buenos Aires, Argentina have been added to an explosive night of boxing on the non-televised undercard of Lucas Matthysse vs. Viktor Postol on Oct. 3 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Gesta will face three-time world title challenger Martin “El Brochas” Honorio (32-9-1, 16 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico, in a classic Philippines vs. Mexico 10-round lightweight bout while Lopez will make his U.S. debut in an eight-round lightweight bout against an opponent yet-to-be-named.
In addition, East Los Angeles legacy, Julian “El Camarón” Ramirez (14-0, 8 KOs) will look to keep his undefeated record intact when he faces Mexican contender Hugo “Olímpico” Partida (20-5-2, 15 KOs) in a 10-round featherweight bout and Los Angeles local sensation Nick Arce (4-0, 4 KOs) is scheduled to fight in a six-round featherweight bout. Also, the non-televised undercard will feature east coast undefeated fighters D’Mitrius Ballard (9-0, 7 KOs) of Washington, D.C. in an eight-round light heavyweight battle and Kevin Rivers (12-0, 9 KOs) of Cheverly, Maryland in a six-round super featherweight fight. Opponents will be announced shortly.