In this week’s three punch combo I will first preview what should be a very interesting bout on next week’s pay-per-view undercard between Miguel Vazquez and Mercito Gesta. Next, I will look back at last Friday’s WBA Super Lightweight Championship fight between Joan Guzman and Khabib Allakhverdiev. And finally, take a critical look at the televised undercard of the Miguel Cotto vs. Austin Trout fight on Showtime.
Previewing Miguel Vazquez vs. Mercito Gesta
Credit: Team Gesta
The eyes of the boxing world will be on Las Vegas on Saturday for the fourth fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez. On the undercard there is an interesting matchup between Miguel Vazquez and Mercito Gesta for Vazquez’s IBF Lightweight Championship.
One of the reasons I find this bout to be so intriguing is that we should learn a lot more about Mercito Gesta. There are some in boxing who think Gesta is a top prospect and has the potential for stardom. Since he is a southpaw from the Philipp...