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Jerwin Ancajas-Jonas Sultan, Kal Yafai-David Carmona set for May 26th in Fresno

Ancajas and Yafai each hold a super flyweight belt

Boxing at SSE Arena Belfast Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images
Patrick Stumberg is a freelance writer for SB Nation, first joining the network in 2011 before linking up with Bad Left Hook in 2015.

The May 26th ESPN+ doubleheader featuring Jerwin Ancajas and Kal Yafai in separate title defenses officially has a home in Fresno, California’s Save Mart Center.

Jose Benavidez has joined the card as well, throwing down with the inimitable TBA.

The intention is to set up a super flyweight unification bout between Ancajas (29-1-1, 20 KO), who holds the IBF title, and Yafai (23-0, 14 KO) who holds the WBA title, but neither man is in a gimme. Ancajas faces Jonas Sultan (14-3, 9 KO), a countryman with recent wins over Sonny Boy Jaro and Johnriel Casimero, while Yafai takes on David Carmona (21-5-5, 9 KO), who’s hit a rough patch but gave Carlos Cuadras a solid out last year.

Sultan is actually ranked one slot above Ancajas on BoxRec.

Ancajas and Yafai are clearly the best super flyweights to not appear on Superfly, and a fight between the two is one of the better matchups that the division has to offer.

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