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WBSS Season II Draft to take place on 20 July; Naoya Inoue Confirmed For WBSS Season 2

On Friday 20 July, all participants of the Bantamweight and Super-Lightweight editions of Season 2 of the World Boxing Super Series will come face-to-face at The Draft Gala at the Rossiya Theatre in Moscow, Russia.… Read

Naoya Inoue says he’ll win World Boxing Super Series tournament

By Jim Dower: WBA World bantamweight champion Naoya ‘Monster’ Inoue (16-0, 14 KOs) says he’ll win the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) 118 lb. tournament, and then move on to bigger and better things with his career. … Read

Jamie McDonnell vs. Naoya Inoue – Weigh-in results

By Trevor McIntyre: WBA World bantamweight champion Jamie McDonnell (29-2-1, 13 KOs) successful weighed in at 117 ½ pounds on Thursday for his title defense against former two division world champion Naoya Inoue (15-0, 13 KOs) for their fight this Saturday night at the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan. … Read

Hearn hints at the possibility of establishing Matchroom Japan

By Rishad Marquardt – May 24, 2018. Tokyo, Japan. Today was an exciting day for the boxing media in Japan. It was the day of the weigh-in for tomorrow’s bantamweight clash between WBA regular champion Jamie McDonnell of the United Kingdom and Naoya Inoue of Japan. First up, media were informed that the champion was […]

Naoya Inoue looking to destroy Jamie McDonnell on Friday

By Scott Gilfoid: This Friday, Naoya ‘Monster’ Inoue (15-0, 13 KOs) will be looking to crush WBA secondary bantamweight belt holder Jamie McDonnell at the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan. Inoue, 25, is moving up in weight from the 115lb weight class to seek his third division title. … Read

Naoya Inoue says he wants to flatten Jaime McDonnell with one punch

By Scott Gilfoid: Naoya ‘Monster’ Inoue says he plans on dropping WBA World bantamweight champion Jaime McDonnell with a single shot this Friday. The 5’5” Inoue (15-0, 13 KOs) plans on knocking the taller 5’10” McDonnell (29-2-1, 13 KOs) down to size when they face each other at the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan.… […]

Jamie McDonnell vs. Naoya Inoue – analysis & prediction

By Scott Gilfoid: Jamie McDonnell (29-2-1, 13 KOs) will be putting his WBA World bantamweight title on the line this Friday night on May 25 against former 2 division world champion Naoya ‘Monster’ Inoue (15-0, 13 KOs) at the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan. … Read

The Next World Boxing Super Series: Part 1

By Danni Rocket: With the official word on the site for the final of the Cruiserweight World Boxing Super Series expected any day now, and the finalist in both weight classes (Oleksandr Usyk, Murat Gassiev, Callum Smith, and recently announced George Groves replacement Chris Eubank Jr.) now training for their fights, the first WBSS is […]

Naoya Inoue vs. Jamie McDonnell on May 25 in Tokyo, Japan

By Scott Gilfoid: WBA World bantamweight champion Jamie McDonnell will be defending his title in two months from now against former 2 division world champion Naoya ‘Monster’ Inoue (15-0, 13 KOs) on May 25 at the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan. … Read

Naoya Inoue installed at No.1 with WBA at bantamweight

By Scott Gilfoid: Former 2 division world champion Naoya Inoue (15-0, 13 KOs) has been installed at No.1 by the World Boxing Association in their new ratings at bantamweight without having fought in the division. Inoue, 24, is vacating his WBO super flyweight belt and moving up to what he hopes is bigger and better […]

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