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Superfly 2: Donnie Nietes vs Juan Carlos Reveco added to HBO card

The world’s top flyweight will defend his title on HBO.

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HBO’s “Superfly 2” tripleheader is officially set, as added to the two super flyweight fights on top of the bill is a flyweight title fight between Donnie Nietes and mandatory challenger Juan Carlos Reveco.

Nietes (40-1-4, 22 KO) is the world’s top flyweight, holding the IBF title. The 35-year-old has fought almost all of his career at home in the Philippines, but has made a couple of trips Stateside recently, beating Juan Alejo in 2015 and Edgar Sosa in 2016, both times at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

Argentina’s Reveco (39-3, 19 KO) is a legitimate top contender with three straight wins following losing two of three fights, both defeats coming against Kazuto Ioka in 2015, a pair of very competitive fights. He’ll be making his U.S. debut with this fight.

The HBO card will feature Srisaket Sor Rungvisai defending the WBC super flyweight title against Juan Francisco Estrada, plus Carlos Cuadras taking on McWilliams Arroyo in another super flyweight bout. Off television, Brian Viloria will face Artem Dalakian for the vacant WBA “world” flyweight title, as well.

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