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Naoya Inoue-Juan Carlos Payano: Afterthoughts

A single combination was all it took. Boxing followers can be a cynical lot. There may be some who find reasons to be less than impressed with what Naoya Inoue did on Sunday in Japan. He was supposed ...Read More

Naoya Inoue Says a 'Monster' Knockout Was Always The Goal

Naoya Inoue KO’d Juan Carlos Payano after only one minute and ten seconds of the first round, and Kiryl Relikh went through twelve tough rounds against Eduard Troyanovsky to score a unanimous win in S...Read More

Photos: Naoya Inoue Puts Juan Carlos Payano To Sleep

Inoue, Payano Fight Photos Gallery - Naoya Inoue and Kenshiro Teraji each defended their world titles on Sunday, with Inoue needing just two punches to knock out his opponent. Inoue's fight in the tri...Read More

Inoue Destroys Payano, Scores Crushing, First-Round Knockout

The legend of Naoya Inoue grew Sunday. Japan’s Inoue, nicknamed “The Monster,” knocked out Juan Carlos Payano with a crushing right hand just 70 seconds into their scheduled 12-round, 118-pound champi...Read More

Naoya Inoue-Juan Carlos Payano: Stats & Stakes

In 1973, bantamweight champion Enrique Pinder was stripped of the WBC belt for failing to defend against Rodolfo Martinez, opting instead for what ultimately was a loss to Romeo Anaya. The lineage of ...Read More

Photos: Naoya Inoue, Juan Carlos Payano - Ready For WBSS War

Weights photos gallery - Naoya Inoue & Juan Carlos Payano and Kiryl Relikh & Eduard Troyanovsky all make weight ahead of their Ali Trophy Quarter-Finals on October 7 at the Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, J...Read More

Photos: Inoue-Payano, Relikh-Troyanovsky - Go Face To Face

Final Press Conference Photos Gallery - Japan’s Naoya Inoue and the Dominican Republic’s Juan Carlos Payano are ready for their Ali Trophy Quarter-Final and WBA ‘Regular’ World Bantamweight Championsh...Read More

Naoya Inoue - Can He Run The Table?

Naoya Inoue - Can He Run The Table?

By Cliff Rold - For fans of the international boxing, getting up at odd hours to watch a fight is nothing new. This Sunday, it’s something to get a little more excited about. Subscribers to the DAZN a...Read More

Inoue-Payano, Relikh-Troyanovsky Double Set, October 7, Japan

The WBA ‘Regular’ World Bantamweight Championship between 'Monster' Naoya Inoue (Japan) and Juan Carlo Payano (Dominican Republic) opens the 2018/2019 season together with another spectacular quarter-...Read More

Naoya Inoue vs. Juan Carlos Payano - October 7, Yokohama Arena

At a press gathering in Tokyo, unbeaten World Boxing Association (WBA) "regular" champion Naoya "Monster" Inoue (16-0, 14 KOs) officially announced his first title defense against the left-handed Domi...Read More

Naoya Inoue: The WBSS Presents a Real Challenge For Me

This past Friday night at the Rossiya Theatre in Moscow, the quarter-finals were set for Season II of the World Boxing Super Series - with tournaments taking place in the super lightweight and bantamw...Read More

Photos: World Boxing Super Series - Season 2 Fighters Face Off

World Boxing Super Series Season Two Draft Photos Gallery - The quarter-finals for Season II of the World Boxing Super Series were set for the tournament’s Super-Lightweight and Bantamweight brackets ...Read More

Burnett-Donaire, Inoue-Payano For WBSS Bantamweight Tourney

Top-seeded Ryan Burnett picked unseeded Nonito Donaire as his opponent Friday for the World Boxing Super Series’ bantamweight tournament. Burnett made his selection as part of the of the WBSS “Draft G...Read More

Naoya Inoue Confident of Winning World Boxing Super Series

25-year-old Inoue (16-0, 14 KOs) from Zama, Japan is a three-weight world champion, having held the WBA Regular bantamweight title since May 2018, the WBO junior-bantamweight title from 2014 to March ...Read More

Naoya Inoue-Jamie McDonnell: Afterthoughts

There might not be a better fighter in the world right now. When Japan’s Naoya Inoue performs the way he did against veteran Jamie McDonnell, it’s hard for that thought not to creep in. As people asse...Read More

Burnett, Tete, Rodriguez, Inoue in 'Toughest Challenge' – Booth

Burnett, Tete, Rodriguez, Inoue in 'Toughest Challenge' – Booth

by Tris Dixon - “This tournament is the toughest challenge that all the participants will have faced in their careers,” said Adam Booth, trainer of bantamweight world champion Ryan Burnett. Booth, who...Read More

Naoya Inoue Eyes More Titles: I Hope To Win Whole WBSS!

Newly crowned WBA "regular" bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue (16-0, 14 KOs) is really looking forward to joining the World Boxing Super Series tournament. Already in the tournament, are IBF champion ...Read More

Photos: Naoya Inoue Destroys Jamie McDonnell in One Round

Inoue, McDonnell Fight Photos Gallery - Japan's Naoya Inoue won his first fight as a bantamweight, knocking out WBA champion Jamie McDonnell in a furious first round on Friday. Inoue lived up to his n...Read More

Jamie McDonnell Confirms He Will Move Up After KO Loss

Jamie McDonnell has confirmed that he will return at a higher weight after surrendering his world title. The Doncaster man is set to come back at 122lbs after losing his WBA ‘regular’ bantamweight cro...Read More

Inoue Blows Out McDonnell in 1st Round to Win Bantamweight Title

Naoya Inoue wasted no time overwhelming Jamie McDonnell with his vaunted power Friday night in Tokyo. Japan’s Inoue showed McDonnell immediately why he is nicknamed “Monster.” He knocked down the defe...Read More