Joseph Diaz (JoJo) and Mercito Gesta (No Mercy) are scheduled to meet in a non-world-title lightweight bout on at The Walter Pyramid, Long Beach, California, U.S. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.
This fight between Joseph Diaz and Mercito Gesta took place on 18 March, 2023 at the The Walter Pyramid, Long Beach, California, U.S.
At 170 cm, Mercito Gesta is the taller of the two by 2 cms; Joseph Diaz is 168 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 173 cm, Gesta also has a significant reach advantage of 10 cms over Diaz' 163 cm. On top of that, Gesta also has a 8 cm ape index advantage over Diaz.
Diaz is coming in to this fight with a record of 32-3-1 (15 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 18 days ago against William Zepeda, which he lost via 12 round unanimous decision.Gesta comes in with a record of 33-3-3 (17 KOs). His last fight was 10 months and 25 days ago against Joel Diaz Jr., which he won via 10 round unanimous decision.
Both the fighters fight out of the southpaw stance.
On the day of the fight, Diaz will be 30 years and 3 months old. Gesta will be 35 years and 5 months old.
After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 53-47 in favor of Joseph Diaz. Here is the prediction for Diaz vs. Gesta.
Mercito Gesta defeated Joseph Diaz via 10 round SD. Diaz' losing streak continues, and Gesta advances his win streak to 2. Gesta is now 34-3-3, and Diaz 32-4-1.