Gilberto Ramirez vs. Gabriel Rosado To Take Place At
Walter Pyramid In Long Beach, Ca.
The Walter Pyramid in Long Beach will host the “can’t miss”
matchup featuring former world champion Gilberto “Zurdo''
Ramírez (44-1, 30 KOs) of Mazatlán, Mexico and
Philadelphia’s Gabriel “King” Rosado (26-16-1, 15 KOs). The
tough, Mexico vs. Puerto Rico 12-round light heavyweight
matchup is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 18 and
will be broadcast worldwide on DAZN beginning at 5:00 p.m.
PST/ 8:00 p.m. EST.
Returning for redemption after his loss against William
Zepeda in October 2022, former world champion Joseph “JoJo”
Diaz, Jr. (32-3-1, 15 KOs) will face former world title
challenger Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (33-3-3, 17 KOs) as the
co-main event. The two veterans will participate in a
12-round lightweight fight.
“I am ready to come back and show fans that I still have
what it takes to be at the top,” said Joseph “JoJo” Diaz,
Jr. “Mercito Gesta is no easy foe, but I am sure we’re going
to put on a great show on March 18. Thank you to Golden Boy
and my manager, Rick Mirigian.”
“First of all, thank you to Golden Boy Promotions, Oscar De
La Hoya, and my Manager Neil Macasadia for this opportunity
to face Joseph Diaz, Jr., a true champion and warrior on
March 18,” said Mercito Gesta. “I continue to train with my
dad, Anecito Gesta, my coach, Marvin Somodio, and my team. I
will be ready for the challenge. You will see two hungry
warriors in the ring and we will put on a great show for the
fans around the world. To all my countrymen and women in the
Philippines and fans all around the world, I fight for you.
I can’t wait for the opening bell.”