HBO's successful September 9 card, billed as "Superfly," will have a sequel card in February, with the WBC super flyweight title being the headliner.
The "Superfly 2" card, expected to be another card full of major fights in the super flyweight division, has WBC champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai defend his title against mandatory challenger Juan Francisco Estrada. The fight will take place on February 24 at The Forum in Inglewood, California, according to promoter Tom Loeffler, who made the announcement to ESPN's Dan Rafael.
"It's very exciting to announce the main event for the second installment of our 'Superfly' series," Loeffler said. "With the tremendous response from fans and media from our first event and overwhelming anticipation to our second, we join boxing fans in saying that we can't wait until Feb. 24 at The Fabulous Forum."
Both Sor Rungivsai and Estrada competed at the first "Superfly" card, with Estrada beating Carlos Cuadras in a WBC title eliminator and Sor Rungvisai beating Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez in the main event, retaining his title.
No other fights have been announced for the "Superfly 2" HBO card, but WBO champion Naoya Inoue could be a part of the card, provided he retains his title on December 30 against Yoan Boyeaux in Japan. Inoue also fought on the first "Superfly" card when he retained his title against Antonio Nieves with a sixth-round stoppage win.
Other names being explored as possible fighters to be added on the card are Cuadras and WBA champion Kal Yafai. Gonzalez is not expected to fight on the February 24 card.