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Naoya Inoue-Luis Nery Set, May 6 In Tokyo; Three Title Fights Confirmed For Undercard

05
Mar

Naoya Inoue-Luis Nery Set, May 6 In Tokyo; Three Title Fights Confirmed For Undercard

Naoya Inoue is set to headline a ‘Monster’ event. The long-ago confirmed clash between Ring and undisputed 122-pound champion Naoya Inoue...

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13
Feb

Naoya Inoue Q&A – Part 2: Three fights in 2024, featherweight in 2025, appealing to American fans, fighting in the U.S.

Daisuke Sugiura sat down with Naoya Inoue to discuss his eventual move to featherweight, his ceiling in terms of weight climbing, his interest in boxing beyond his own career, and his desire to “crossover” with the American boxing public, among other subjects.

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09
Feb

Naoya Inoue Q&A – Part 1: The Monster’s unfiltered thoughts on Tapales, Fulton and Nery

Naoya Inoue breaks down his 2023 Fighter-of-the-Year earning victories over Marlon Tapales and Stephen Fulton, and discusses his plans for 2024, starting with Luis Nery, in part one of this exclusive two-part Q&A.

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29
Dec

Ring Ratings Update: The Monster rules junior feather; heavyweight shakeup

Naoya Inoue is elevated to junior featherweight champion in The Ring rankings, but the four-division champ remains at No. 2 pound for pound, behind Terence Crawford.

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26
Dec

Naoya Inoue KOs Marlon Tapales in 10, wins undisputed 122-pound championship

Naoya Inoue stopped Marlon Taples in the 10th round of their undisputed 122-pound championship, and won the vacant Ring Magazine title.

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15
Dec

Sam Goodman closes 2023 with uneventful win over Zhong Liu, targets Inoue-Tapales champ

Sam "The Ghost" Goodman (17-0, 7 KOs) kept his unbeaten record intact with a 12-round unanimous decision victory over previously...

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13
Dec

Active Aussie Sam Goodman caps banner 2023 with Sydney headliner vs. Zhong Liu

Streaking Ring-rated junior featherweight Sam Goodman is set to headline against Zhong Liu in his fourth bout of 2023.

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26
Jul

Naoya Inoue plans to remain at 122 pounds and reign as undisputed champion for at least one defense

YOKOHAMA, JAPAN - It is customary in Japan for the winner of a world title bout to participate in a...

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25
Jul

Elijah Pierce gets step-up chance vs. Mike Plania in DAZN main event on Aug. 4

Elijah Pierce has overcome early losses in his career to put himself in a position to be a contender at...

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25
Jul

Naoya Inoue outclasses and halts Stephen Fulton in eight, wins WBC and WBO 122-pound titles

Naoya Inoue became a four-division world titleholder on Tuesday in Tokyo with an eighth-round knockout of previously unbeaten WBC/WBO beltholder...

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