Boxing is back on HBO tonight starting at 9:45 pm ET, with Superfly 3, featuring three bouts in the 115-pound super flyweight division. BLH will be here with live coverage of the fights.
In the main event, Juan Francisco Estrada (36-3, 25 KO) returns to headline Superfly for the second time, facing Mexican countryman Felipe Orucuta (36-4, 30 KO) in a 12-round non-title fight. Estrada, 28, lost his last time out, dropping a narrow decision to Srisaket Sor Rungvisai in February. Orucuta, 32, has won five in a row.
The night’s lone world title fight will take place in the co-feature, as Donnie Nietes (41-1-4, 23 KO) looks to win a world title in a fourth weight class, as he faces fellow Filipino Aston Palicte (24-2, 20 KO) for the vacant WBO title. Nietes has won world titles at 105, 108, and 112.
The opener will be a battle between Japan and Puerto Rico, as Kazuto Ioka (22-1, 13 KO) takes on McWilliams Arroyo (17-3, 14 KO).