Thursday, February 22, 2024  |

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

Aficianado
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.

read more
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.

read more
25
Nov

Remembering Samuel Teah

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia boxing community is a pretty tight-knit cast of organically shaped characters. It covers all kinds. It...

read more
31
Aug

Naoya Inoue receives WBC, WBO 122-pound belts, looks to undisputed clash vs. Marlon Tapales

Naoya Inoue received the WBC and WBO 122-pound titles earned with the Stephen Fulton KO at a media ceremony in Tokyo on Wednesday. The Japanese star wants to add to his title collection before the end of 2023.

read more
29
Aug

The Ring Ratings Reviewed 2023: Junior featherweight

The Ring first introduced its divisional ratings in 1925. Almost a century later, it's no exaggeration to claim that these...

read more
01
Aug

Ring Ratings Update: Terence Crawford seizes No. 1 in pound-for-pound rankings

Last week was amazing. The boxing world was blessed with TWO elite-level showdowns. The media and hardcore fans thought they...

read more
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...

read more
25
Jul

Statement made: Naoya Inoue’s the best at 122. What’s next?

On Tuesday, Japanese superstar Naoya Inoue sent out a message to the boxing world when he picked a part the...

read more
25
Jul

Naoya Inoue proves he is the world’s best pound for pound by stopping Stephen Fulton in eight

Someone needs to check Naoya Inoue. He may be more machine than man. He may be more than the “Monster”...

read more
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...

read more