The 32-year-old Venezuelan ace will be defending his WBA World Lightweight Title against the Filipino star in California . WORLD Champion Jorge Linares will be putting his title WBA World Lightweight Title on the line against Mercito Gesta.
The Filipino challenger will be looking to become the first man to defeat Linares in five and a half years.
When is Jorge Linares vs Mercito Gesta?
The two fighters will go head-to-head on Saturday, January 27.
It will take place at The Forum in Inglewood, California.
The fight is expected to take place at 02:30am on Sunday, January 28 GMT.
Which TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?
Linares vs Gesta will be shown live on HBO After Dark Boxing.
The fights will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.