GOLDEN BOY BOXING RETURNS TO FANTASY SPRINGS ON APRIL 21 WITH JOEL DIAZ JR. TAKING ON MERCITO GESTA IN THE MAIN EVENT
March 25 , 2022 – INDIO, CA – Golden Boy Boxing makes its exciting return to the the Special Events Center at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on Thursday, April 21 with Palmdale’s Joel Diaz Jr. (26-2, 22 KOs) taking on San Diego’s Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (32-3-3, 17 KOs) in a 10-round super lightweight main event.
Tickets start at $25 and go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 25 at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, via phone (800) 827-2946 or online at www.FantasySpringsResort.com.
The 10-round super lightweight event will also feature some of Southern California’s undefeated fighters and bright stars, Jousce “Tito” Gonzalez (11-0-1, 10 KOs) from Glendora, CA, in an 8-round co-main lightweight fight against Jairo Lopez (27-14, 17 KOs) of Apodaca, Mexico; and Jorge Chavez (1-0, 1 KOs) a top prospect from San Diego, CA is scheduled for a 4-round super featherweight fight. The event will also be streamed live on DAZN worldwide.
Other bouts will include Coachella’s own undefeated Manuel Flores (11-0, 8 Kos) in an 8-round bantamweight fight; and Jan Salvatierra from Los Cabos, Mexico (7-1, 3 KOs) will face an opponent to be announced in a 6-round flyweight match for an evening of exhilarating boxing.
“We are so excited to return to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino for this event,” said Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy. “It has been Golden Boy’s home in the Coachella Valley, and we are excited to bring a DAZN fight night that they will enjoy for the first time in 2022.”
More information regarding upcoming dates, opponents, and additional fights for the fight card will be announced shortly.