On Saturday, Sept. 8, HBO Boxing returned with a triple-header of super flyweights from the Forum in Inglewood, Calif.

In the evening’s main card action, former world champion Juan Francisco Estrada met fellow Mexican super flyweight Felipe Orucuta, Filipino Aston Palicte took on former three-division world titleholder Donnie Nietes, and three-division world champ Kazuto Ioka fought Puerto Rico’s McWilliams Arroyo for the WBC silver super flyweight title.

The event aired live at 9:45 p.m. ET on HBO.

Juan Francisco Estrada def. Felipe Orucuta by unanimious decision (118-110, 117-111, 117-111)
Donnie Nietes vs. Aston Palicte ends in a draw
Kazuto Ioka def. McWilliams Arroyo by unanimous decision
Alexandru Marin def. Bruno Escalante by split decision

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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