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Naoya Inoue vs. Kohei Kono – Results

By Jim Dower: WBO super flyweight champion Naoya Inoue (12-0, 10 KOs) retained his title and unbeaten record with a 6th round TKO win over former WBA champion Kohei Kono (32-10-1, 13 KOs) on Friday night at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan. The 36-year-old Kono, who was coming off of a loss to Luis […]

Naoya Inoue vs. Kouhei Kono – Official weights

By Eric Baldwin: WBO super flyweight champion Naoya Inoue (11-0, 9 KOs) weighed in successfully on Thursday for his fight against Kouhei Kono (32-9-1, 13 KOs) on Friday night on December 30 Ariaka Colosseum in Tokyo, Japan. … Read

Naoya Inoue vs. Petchbangborn Kokietgym – results

By Jim Dower: Unbeaten World Boxing Organization Super flyweight champion Naoya Inoue (11-0, 9 KOs) kept his unbeaten record intact with a 10th round knockout win over #2 WBO Petchbangborn Kokietgym (38-8-1, 18 KOs) on Saturday night at the Sky Arena in Zama, Kanagawa, Japan. The 23-year-old Inoue hurt Petchbangborn with a series of hard […]

Naoya Inoue defeats David Carmona

By Jim Dower: In a fight that was a lot tougher than the scores handed down by the judges, undefeated WBO World super flyweight champion Naoya Inoue (10-0, 8 KOs had to struggle to defeat #1 WBO challenger David Carmona (17-2-4, 6 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision on Sunday night at the Ariake […]

Naoya Inoue: A year that has passed him by?

By Gav Duthie: It takes a lot for smaller fighters to get themselves noticed on the world scene but thats exactly what Japan’s Naoya Inoue 9-0 (8) did little over a year ago on 30 December 2014. He captured the WBO Super Flyweight beating top fighter Omar Andres Narvaez to add to the WBC title […]

Superfight in the lower weight classes entirely possible

By Gav Duthie: One of my new years resolutions is to pay more attention to the lower weight classes. It doesn’t take long to realise that a potential bout between Nicaraguan Roman Gonzalez 41-0 (35) and Naoya Inoue 8-0 (7) would be the highest class fight out there for 2015 with the exception of Mayweather-Pacquiao. In […]

Inoue destroys Narvaez in 2 rounds

By Jim Dower: Sporting a huge size advantage over WBO super flyweight champion Omar Narvaez (43-2-2, 23 KOs), #8 WBO Naoya Inoue (8-0, 7 KOs) of Japan destroyed the 39-year-old Narvaez by a 2nd round knockout on Tuesday night at the Metropolitan Gym, in Tokyo, Japan. … Read

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