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Naoya Inoue's Power Has Improved at 118, Says Sparring Partner

Undefeated, top-ten pound for pound ranked fighter, Naoya Inoue will soon be moving up to bantamweight. I reported last month that a domestic affair with WBA “regular” champion Jamie McDonnell of Engl...Read More

McDonnell: Beating Naoya Inoue Will Get Me Some Recognition!

Doncaster’s Jamie McDonnell (29-2-1, 13 KOs) has admitted that he was contemplating a move to Super bantamweight prior to finding out that he has been handed a chance to take a big scalp when he trave...Read More

Zolani Tete Accuses Naoya Inoue of Ducking Him

YET another high profile boxer has sidestepped fiery WBO bantamweight champion Zolani Tete. This time it is Japanese star Naoya Inoue who has decided to seek a title in another direction rather than c...Read More

Naoya Inoue vs. Jamie McDonnell Set For May 25 in Tokyo

Japanese superstar Naoya Inoue held a press conference on Tuesday where he announced that he will seek a title in his third divisional title when he challenges WBA bantamweight champion Jamie McDonnel...Read More

Naoya Inoue vs. Jamie McDonnell Showdown Being Finalized

It was reported by Sky Sports this morning that the WBA ‘world’ champion at bantamweight, Jamie McDonnell (29-2-1 13 KO) of England is close to finalizing a deal with Japan’s Naoya Inoue (15-0 13 KOs)...Read More

Frank Warren Very Willing To Make Zolani Tete vs. Naoya Inoue

Promoter Frank Warren has revealed that he is open to making a fight between Zolani Tete and Naoya Inoue, stating he would "sign up for it in a heartbeat". At the weekend, two-weight World Champion In...Read More

Naoya Inoue Vaults into #3 Spot in CompuBox Plus/Minus Ratings

Naoya Inoue's 36 landed jabs per round ranks #1 among active fighters. Inoue doesn't just throw his jab - he lands it - 9 per round, second only to Gennady Golovkin. Both more than doubled the Compu...Read More

Loeffler: Naoya Inoue's Move To 118 Rules Him Out For Superfly 2

This past weekend in Yokohama, Japan, Naoya Inoue defended his WBO 115-pound title by blowing out Yoann Boyeau in three quick rounds. There was talk of Inoue appearing on the February 24th edition of ...Read More

Rex Tso in Line For Title Shot With Naoya Inoue's Move To 118

The stars are aligning for Hong Kong’s unbeaten super flyweight, Rex Tso Sing-yu, to finally step up and fight for a world title in 2018. The city’s most successful and famous pugilist has been eyeing...Read More

Photos: Naoya Inoue Easily Beats Down, Crushes Yoan Boyeaux

Naoya Inoue, Yoan Boyeaux Fight Photos Gallery - WBO super flyweight champion Naoya Inoue and WBC light flyweight champion Ken Shiro both easily retained their titles on Saturday. (photos by Naoki Fuk...Read More

Naoya Inoue Embraces 118 Move, Will Be in Line For Zolani Tete

“The opponents are interesting” is how WBO super flyweight boss Naoya Inoue described the current options at the 118lb bantamweight division. The comments were made after another dominant Inoue perfor...Read More

Inoue Destroys Boyeaux in Probable Super-Flyweight Farewell

Naoya Inoue’s handlers had difficulty finding an opponent willing to fight him Saturday night. It didn’t take long to figure out why. The unbeaten Inoue, nicknamed “The Monster,” made quick work of ov...Read More

Boyeaux Ready To Trade and Box Naoya Inoue To Get Victory

Uprising Promotions will look to end 2017 on a very high note on Saturday, as stablemate Yoan Boyeaux (41-4, 26 KOs) will challenge Naoya Inoue (14-0, 12 KOs) for the WBO Super Flyweight Championship....Read More

Photos: Naoya Inoue, Yoan Boyeaux - Ready For War in Japan

Naoya Inoue vs. Yoan Boyeaux Weigh-In Photos Gallery - On December 30 in Bunka Kaikan, from the city of Yokohama of Kanagawa, a province alindante with Tokyo, Japan, the sensational unbeaten super fly...Read More

Photos: Naoya Inoue, Yoan Boyeaux - Face To Face at Final Presser

Naoya Inoue vs. Yoan Boyeaux Photos Gallery - On December 30 in Bunka Kaikan, from the city of Yokohama of Kanagawa, a province alindante with Tokyo, Japan, the sensational unbeaten super flyweight wo...Read More

Zolani Tete is Very Willing To Face Naoya Inoue

Zolani Tete says he is willing to take on unbeaten two-weight world champion Naoya Inoue should he move up in weight. Inoue defends his 115lb world title against Yoan Boyeaux this weekend in Japan, bu...Read More

Naoya Inoue Confirms That Next Defense is Final Fight at 115

Earlier today at a hotel in Tokyo, there was a medical examination held for the two world championships that will take place on Saturday, December 30 at Bunka Kaikan in the city of Yokohama in Kanagaw...Read More

Photos: Naoya Inoue Putting in Hard Work For Year-End Defense

Naoya Inoue Training Photos Gallery - The world super flyweight champion of the World Boxing Organization (WBO), Japan's Naoya Inoue, will be defending his crown for the seventh time when he faces Fre...Read More

Naoya Inoue's New Year's Epilogue

Naoya Inoue's New Year's Epilogue

By Cliff Rold - 2017 was a fantastic year for boxing. Part of the fantastic was the continued explosion of activity and recognition for the deeply talented pool at 115 lbs. Outside welterweight, where...Read More

Naoya Inoue vs. Kal Yafai a Non-Starter Over Money

Yesterday Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions shared that British promoter Eddie Hearn, who has recently taken to the American market, had turned down an offer made for his fighter, WBA super flyweight cham...Read More