The undefeated world champion in three different weight classes Naoya Inoue entered this fight with a perfect record of 19-0-0 (16 KOs=84%) and he is ranked as the No.1 bantamweight in the world. Do not veer away from the discussion.

Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias. He got Donaire first, he’s got two more coming. Neither the site nor the viewing platform have been determined, the website reported. “Casimero’s defense is like Willie Pep compared to Inoue,” said Gibbons. John Riel Casimero, seen here against Ricardo Espinoza Franco.

Hearn Reacts To Wilder's Allegations of Loaded Gloves: It's Ridiculous! “[Nordine] Oubaali-Doniare for the WBC and [John Riel] Casimero with the WBO, those titles are well within my sights,” Inoue (20-0, 17KOs) stated after his latest victory. All of a sudden if you’re fighting a guy with a little skill and a little power like [Casimero], it’s gonna be really interesting if he catches you with those shots. Check your inbox or spam folder to confirm your subscription. Two knockdowns paved way for Inoue’s fourth stoppage win in five bantamweight fights, the latest of which took place Saturday evening on ESPN+ from The Bubble at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Do not shout or use CAPITAL LETTERS!

“Inoue has proved that he can take huge shots from somebody like Nonito Donaire. Gibbons will be in Japan to support another MP Promotions fighter, Randy Petalcorin, who faces WBC junior flyweight titleholder Ken Shiro on Monday. SunStar reserves the right to delete, reproduce or modify comments posted here without notice. It was also his first ring appearance since outpointing Nonito Donaire to claim top honors in the World Boxing Super Series bantamweight tournament, unifying two belts in the process last November in Saitama, Japan. Yokohama’s Inoue was initially due to face Casimero (30-4, 21KOs) this past April at the Mandalay Bay in Vegas, only for the event to get shut down due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Welcome to Boxing Junkie's European Union Experience. Inoue won a secondary bantamweight belt with a 1st round knockout of Jamie McDonnell prior to entering the WBSS tournament, where he claimed two major belts along the way. I would love to face Casimero as well for his WBO title but would first prefer to fight for the prestigious WBC title.”. “If I had to choose one, it would be the winner of Oubaali and Donaire,” Inoue insisted to “He will probably fight stateside in April. Tickets. get your facts in order. Video: Ak, Barak: 5 scariest punchers of all time, Pound-for-pound: Gervonta Davis punches ticket, Good, bad, worse: The brilliance of Davis, Inoue, Naoya Inoue breaks down, stops overmatched Jason Moloney, Gervonta Davis ends Leo Santa Cruz's night with monster shot, Mario Barrios stops Ryan Karl in six rounds, Regis Prograis stops Juan Heraldez in three rounds, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy.