William Zepeda returns to action on Mexican Independence Day when he takes on Mercito Gesta in a lightweight contest. 

Zepeda will be hoping to make his second fight of 2023 a memorable one after he knocked out Jaime Arboleda in the second round of their clash in April. 

Gesta meanwhile comes into this matchup on the back of two straight victories, but can he extend this streak to three against the popular Mexican? 

Here's everything you need to know ahead of Zepeda vs. Gesta.

William Zepeda vs Mercito Gesta

When is William Zepeda vs Mercito Gesta?
  • Date: Saturday, September 16  
  • Time: 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT.

The fight will be held at the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles, California, USA.

What has been said?

William Zepeda:

“I am very excited to be back in the ring in September, especially on such an important date for my country and for Mexican boxing,” said Zepeda. “I know it will be another great fight for the Mexico vs. Philippines rivalry.”

Mercito Gesta:

“On September 16th, I can’t wait to get back in the ring against a tough fighter in William Zepeda,” said Gesta. “William is a rising star in our sport, and I’m honored to share the ring with him. The Mexico vs. Philippines rivalry will be action packed every round. To all my ‘No Mercy’ and boxing fans in the Philippines and around the world, don’t miss out on this great event. See you soon!”.




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