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Jaime McDonnell vs. Naoya Inoue in the works for May in Japan

By Tim Royner: WBA World bantamweight champion Jaime McDonnell could be facing former WBO super flyweight champion Naoya Inoue next rather than fighting Liborio Solis, who he was given a controversial 12 round win over in their first fight in November of 2016. … Read

Warren wants Zolani Tete vs. Naoya Inoue

By Marcus Richardson: Naoya ‘Monster’ Inoue (15-0, 13 KOs) has the option of fighting for the WBO bantamweight title right away against champion Zolani Tete (26-3, 21 KOs) when he moves up to the 118-lb. division this year. … Read

Naoya Inoue willing to face Zolani Tete in UK

By Jeff Aranow: WBO super flyweight champion Naoya ‘Monster’ Inoue (15-0, 13 KOs) reportedly is more than happy to face WBO bantamweight champion Zolani Tete (26-3, 18 KOs) in 2018 in the UK. If Inoue challenges Tete for his WBO bantamweight title in his first fight in the 118lb weight class in 2018, it would […]

Naoya Inoue vs. Yoan Boyeaux – Results

By Jim Dower: Undefeated Naoya ‘Monster’ Inoue (15-0, 13 KOs) easily dispatched #7 WBO Yoan Boyeaux (41-5, 26 KOs) in stopping him in the 3rd round on Saturday night to successfully defend his WBO super flyweight title at the Bunka Gym in Yokohama, Japan. Inoue dropped Boyeaux with a left-right combination in the 3rd. The […]

Inoue destroys Boyeaux – Results

By Rishad Marquardt: WBO world jr. bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue blasted his way through French challenger Yoan Boyeaux (41-5, 26 KOs) by way of TKO in round three to go 15-0, 13 KOs on Saturday night at the Bunka Gym in Yokohama, Japan. … Read

Yoan Boyeaux Challenges for WBO Super Flyweight Title on Saturday

Uprising Promotions will look to end 2017 on a very high note on Saturday, as stablemate Yoan Boyeaux (41-4, 26 KOs) will challenge Naoya Inoue (14-0, 12 KOs) for the WBO Super Flyweight Championship. The world title fight marks the first for an Uprising Promotions combatant, with the bout taking place at the Bunka Gym […]

Zolani Tete wants Naoya Inoue at bantamweight

By Tim Royner: WBO bantamweight champion Zolani Tete is interested in facing 2-division world champion Naoya Inoue once he moves up in weight to the 118-lb. division in 2018. Inoue, 24, announced the news that he plans on vacating his WBO super flyweight title after he defends it this Saturday night against #7 WBO Yoan […]

Naoya Inoue moving up to 118 after Boyeaux fight

By Jim Dower: WBO super flyweight champion Naoya ‘Monster’ Inoue’s title defense this Saturday night against Yoan Boyeaux (41-4, 26 KOs) will be his last in this weight class, as he reportedly will be moving up to bantamweight to campaign in that weight class in his next fight. … Read

Naoya Inoue vs. Yoan Boyeaux this Sat.

By Jim Dower: WBO super flyweight champion Naoya Inoue (14-0, 12 KOs) will be making a voluntary defense this Saturday against #7 WBO Yoan Boyeaux (41-4, 26 KOs) on December 30 at the Bunka Gym, in Yokohama, Japan. … Read

Hearn turns down Yafai vs. Inoue fight for SuperFly2

By Marcus Richardson: Eddie Hearn has reportedly turned down an offer for his fighter WBA super flyweight champion Khalid Yafai (23-0, 14 KOs) to face WBO champion Naoya Inoue for the SuperFly2 card on February 24 in Los Angeles. California. … Read

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