Joel Diaz Jr
Diaz Jr
United States flag
Apr 21 2022
Thursday

Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States

10 rounds contest @ Super Lightweight
Mercito Gesta
Gesta
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26-2-0
UD 10

Score cards

  • 92-96
  • 93-95
  • 92-96
UD 10
32-3-3

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30
Age
34
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
68.5" / 174 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

KOTKOKOKOTKO
Form
TDKOMDUDKO
26
Wins
32
22
By KO
17
85
KO%
53
2
Loses
3
0
Draws
3
2010
Debut
2003

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Joel Diaz Jr vs Mercito Gesta report

Who won Diaz Jr vs Gesta?

Mercito Gesta beat Joel Diaz Jr by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Thursday 21st April 2022 at Fantasy Springs Casino in California.

The scorecards were announced as 92-96, 93-95, 92-96 in favor of winner Mercito Gesta.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).

Diaz Jr vs Gesta stats

Joel Diaz Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Mercito Gesta made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 3 loses and 3 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Diaz Jr had a massive power advantage over Gesta, boosting at 85% knock out percentage over Gesta's 53%.

Joel Diaz Jr was the younger man by 4 years, at 30 years old.

Diaz Jr had a height advantage of 1 inch over Gesta. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Joel Diaz Jr fought out of the orthodox stance, while Mercito Gesta was a southpaw.

Diaz Jr was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 year and 8 months later than Gesta, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 154 less professional rounds, 100 to Gesta's 254.

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Gesta's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.3 rounds on average.

What time did Diaz Jr vs Gesta start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Diaz Jr vs Gesta?

The DAZN show is expected to begin at 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST. The DAZN Global broadcast of the card is expected to start at 2:00 AM (BTS).

What were the odds on Diaz Jr vs Gesta?

Joel Diaz Jr was a 53/100 (-188) favourite going into the contest, while Mercito Gesta made his way into the ring at 3/2 (+150) with oddsmakers.

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Joel Diaz Jr

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108

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