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Fight Night Program – Week of May 10-15

10
May

Fight Night Program – Week of May 10-15

The weekend is approaching, and from Friday to Sunday it will be “fight-o-clock” somewhere in the world. Every Thursday, The...

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10
May

Marlon Tapales bounces back with KO1 in Manila, Reymart Gaballo suffers shock loss

One Filipino star took a step forward towards another title opportunity while another took a major step backwards from contention. Marlon...

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06
Apr

Ex-champ Marlon Tapales returns May 10 against Nattapong Jankaew in Manila

Marlon Tapales will make his first ring appearance since losing to Naoya Inoue on May 10 when he faces Thai...

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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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25
Jan

Naoya Inoue to defend his Ring junior featherweight belt vs Luis Nery on May 6

Looks like a date and location has been finalized for the clash between Naoya Inoue and Luis Nery. Inoue will defend...

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25
Jan

Murodjon Akhmadaliev on a mission to ‘take belts back’ after win over Gonzalez

Former IBF/WBA junior featherweight beltholder Murodjon Akhmadaliev lost his titles to Marlon Tapales last year, but he regrouped by stopping...

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05
Jan

Naoya Inoue is The Ring’s 2023 Fighter of the Year

Naoya Inoue has won Ring Magazine’s prestigious Fighter of the Year award for his 2023 campaign which saw the 30-year-old boxer-puncher soundly defeat then-undefeated WBC/WBO 122-pound titleholder Stephen Fulton in July and WBA/IBF 122-pound beltholder Marlon Tapales in December to earn The Ring’s vacant junior featherweight title and undisputed champion status.

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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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