The super flyweight division, long one of boxing’s most exciting, filled with many of the sports’ legendary superstars, will add another chapter into its annals of memorable evenings on Saturday, September 9. WBC Super Flyweight World Champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, (43-4-1, 39 KO’s), of Si Sa Ket, Thailand, defends his title against former champion “Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez (46-1-0, 38 KO’s), of Managua, Nicaragua, in a rematch of their epic battle this past March. The rematch headlines a tripleheader that will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark beginning at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT.
Co-featured on the outstanding “superfly” card is the highly anticipated United States debut of Naoya “The Monster” Inoue, (13-0-0, 11 KO’s) of Yokohama, Japan defending his WBO Super Flyweight Title against top contender Antonio “Carita” Nieves, (17-1-2, 9 KO’s) of Cleveland, Ohio.
Opening the telecast, former WBC Super Flyweight World Champion Carlos “Principe” Cuadras, (36-1-1, 27 KO’s)) of Mexico City will battle fellow rival countrymen and former flyweight world champion Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada, (35-2-0, 25 KO’s) of Sonora, Mexico.
The venue location and ticket information will be announced shortly.