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Photos: Inoue's History Making WBC Title Win in Tokyo

Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan - 20-year-old Naoya Inoue (6-0, 5KOs) made history in Japan, in only his sixth fight, he knocked out two-time world champion, and one of the best in the lower weight divisions, Adrian Hernandez (29-3-1, 18KOs), in six rounds to capture the WBC junior flyweight title. Hernandez had won his last seven after an upset knockout loss (which he later avenged by knockout) to Kompayak Porpramook. Inoue was in control of the action during the contest and dropped Hernandez in the sixth with a big shot. Hernandez made it up and the referee felt he was too hurt to properly defend himself and waved it off.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BattleAxePurist on 04-06-2014

[QUOTE=richardt;14399653]So what did the confessor confess too????? Why have a nickname if it is not explained what it means?[/QUOTE] He actually changed it for this fight it was BigBang but it fizzled out quickly after Inoue tapped that body from…

Comment by lutenco on 04-06-2014

Amazing,really amazing, He showed to be a legit world champ,not a paper one!!!

Comment by giacomino on 04-06-2014

Great young fighter, big win. But what's the "historic" part about? Saensak Muangsurin won the WBC junior welterweight title in the 1970s in his third fight back in the days when there was only two belts per division. So is…

Comment by richardt on 04-06-2014

So what did the confessor confess too????? Why have a nickname if it is not explained what it means?

Comment by Tobi.G on 04-06-2014

Impressive kid! Way more impressive than Kid Galahad!

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