Born October 12th 1987, orthodox fighter Mercito Gesta started his career in October 2003 at the age of 16 and has now been pro for 13 years, fighting a total of 34 times. He started his best winning streak on October 2003 however, this came to an end on August 2012. In this period he won a total of 17 fights.
Finally getting his feet wet in the pro ranks Gesta became the first to go the distance with Edwin Picardal over a 4 round win for Gesta. Following on from his debut, Gesta continued his mostly successful career by fighting in a further 17 fights. In this time he fought Alain Hernandez, Cristian Favela and Sherwin Daguhoy to name just a few, fighting once in 2003, 5 times in 2004 and 11 times between 2005 and 2009 in this period.
Next was Sherwin Daguhoy on May 21st, 2004 where Gesta took the win continuing his unbeaten streak. Showing his class against Daguhoy, Gesta was the 2nd person to go the distance with this opponent. Gesta continued his success in the next 7 fights taking his record to 11 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws.
Gesta kept his losses at 0 by beating Carlos Vinan on October 4th, 2007. Gesta was the first person to stop Carlos Vinan and he did it in the 4th round via TKO. 14 wins followed for Gesta including being the 2nd person to stop Oscar Cuero, 4th person to stop Ivan Valle (Round 2 TKO) and 3rd person to stop Ty Barnett.
Gesta went into his next fight against Miguel Vazquez on December 8th, 2012 with a career record of 26-1-1. On December 8th, 2012, Gesta took on and was defeated over the distance by Miguel Vazquez in his first career defeat. Gesta lost via UD in a valiant effort. Gesta's win streak of 26 rose to 29 following 3 wins against boxers such as Edgar Riovalle, Miguel angel Mendoza and Luis Arceo.
Gesta kept his losses at 1 by beating Gilberto Gonzalez on April 1st, 2017. Showing his class against Gonzalez, Gesta was the 6th person to go the distance with this opponent.
Mercito Gesta added another win to his record by beating Martin Honorio on July 15th, 2017, upping his record to 31 wins. Gesta beat Martin Honorio in the 8th round of a 10 round fight via KO. Gesta was the 3rd fighter to stop Honorio.