Donnie Nietes vs. Juan Carlos Reveco Added to Super Fly 2
Another world title fight has been added for Super Fly 2 which will open the HBO Boxing After Dark telecast. Fighting Pride of the Philippines and four-time world champion Donnie Nietes, (40-1-4, 22 KO’s) will make the first defense of his IBF Flyweight World Title over 12-rounds against three-time former world champion Juan Carlos Reveco, (39-3-0, 19 KO’s) from Las Heras, Argentina. The triple header takes place Saturday, February 24 from The Forum in Los Angeles and will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark.
“Fighting in Los Angeles for the third time in front of the great Filipino fans along with fighting on HBO is a great honor for me, said Nietes. “I know how tough Reveco is but I’ll be well prepared to defend my title on Saturday, February 24.”
“This is a tremendous opportunity for me to finally fight in the United States and against a great champion in Donnie Nietes,” said Reveco. “I know there will be a huge amount of Argentinian fans at the Forum for the fight and I look forward to winning the IBF Flyweight World Title in front of them.”
“We’re very proud to add one of the Philippines’ longest standing warriors and four-time world champion Donnie Nietes to this tremendous event as he defends his world title against three-time world champion Juan Carlos Reveco at the Forum on Saturday, February 24 and live on HBO,” said TOM LOEFFLER of 360 Boxing Promotions.
“In the last couple of years Nietes has looked very impressive headlining events in Los Angeles and we look forward to a huge turnout of local Filipino boxing fans for this world title defense against the upset minded Reveco who is seeking his fourth world title.”
“With the four outstanding fights now announced for SUPERFLY 2, three of them being world title fights, this clearly sets the standard for boxing events providing quality to fans in 2018. All eight of these fighters are in the top ten in their respective weight classes.
Tickets for SUPERFLY 2, priced at $250, $150, $100, $60 and $30 are now on sale and can be purchased through Ticketmaster (Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745- 3000) and the Forum Box Office. The Forum is located at 3900 W. Manchester Blvd, Inglewood CA 90305.
SUPERFLY 2 is headlined by WBC Super Flyweight World Champion SRISAKET SOR RUNGVISAI, (43-4-1, 39 KO’s), of Si Sa Ket, Thailand, defending his title over 12-rounds for the second time against former world champion and #1 ranked mandatory challenger JUAN FRANCISCO “El Gallo” ESTRADA, (36-2, 25 KO’s), of Sonora, Mexico.
Co-featured on the HBO Boxing After Dark telecast, former WBC Super Flyweight World Champion, CARLOS “Principe” CUADRAS, (36-2-1, 27 KO’s), of Mexico City, MX facing hard-hitting, two-time world title challenger MC WILLIAMS ARROYO, (16-3, 14 KO’s), of Fajardo, Puerto Rico in an outstanding ten round super flyweight clash.