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Diaz Jr vs Gesta date set for Thu, Apr 21 in Indio, CA

A very interesting match between Palmdale's Joel Diaz Jr. (26-2, 22 KOs) and San Diego's Mercito "No Mercy" is being played on April 21 at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Quando, CA.

Boxing's favorite heavyweight fighter, Gerry Cooney, has been named as a special VIP guest at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on April 21 fight card.

Gesta (32-3-3, 17 KOs). The 10-round Super Lightweight event will also feature Southern California bright star Jousce "Tito" Gonzalez (11-0-1, 10 KOs) from Glendora, CA, in an 8-round match against veteran Jairo Lopez. Apodaca, Mexico (27-14, 17 KOs) compared to lightweight). Also on the card, San Diego's top champion George Chavez (1-0, 1 KOs) is scheduled for a 4-round super featherweight fight. Coachella, CA's Manuel Flores (11-0, 8 KOs) will take part in the 8-round Super Bantamweight Fight. And Las Cabos, Mexico's John Salvaterra (7-1, 3 KOs) will face the opponent announced in the 6-round flyweight event. The event will be broadcast live on DAZN worldwide.

"We are excited to be back at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino for this event," said Oscar de la Hoya, chairman and CEO of Golden Boy. "It has been the home of the Golden Boy in Coachella Valley, and we are excited to bring DAZN Fight Night, which they will enjoy for the first time in 2022."

"We are passionate about making fighters at DAZN, and we are incredibly excited about this event," said Ed Breeze, DAZN's EVP Rights. "The show will feature some of the brightest boxing talents and will therefore tune in to see the first glimpse of tomorrow's stars live on DAZN and around the world."

Diaz, Jr. vs. Gesta Golden Boy is a 10-round super lightweight fight. The match will take place on Thursday, April 21 at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indie, CA, and will be broadcast live on DAZN worldwide.


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