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Gesta added to Matthysse-Postol card

Photo: Hoganphotos/GBP

Photo: Hoganphotos/GBP

The October 3 card featuring the junior welterweight clash between Lucas Matthysse and Viktor Postol for the vacant WBC title is starting to take shape, as new fights have been added to the event.

With Humberto Soto vs. Antonio Orozco having already been previously announced as the co-feature, Golden Boy Promotions has added Mercito Gesta (28-1-2, 16 KO) to the mix, as he’ll take on Martin Honorio (32-9-1, 16 KOs), while Marcelino Lopez (31-1-1, 16 KOs) will face an opponent to be named.

Also in action will be Julian Ramirez (14-0, 8 KOs) taking on Hugo Partida (20-5-2, 15 KOs) in a 10-round featherweight bout, with Nick Arce, D’Mitrius Ballard and Kevin Rivers also expected to be in action against opponents yet to be determined.

HBO will televise the Matthysse-Postol and Soto-Orozco fights from the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

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