Kalle Sauerland has asked whether Naoya Inoue could land the World Boxing Super Series crown in under ten minutes. Inoue took out Manny Rodriguez in the second round to add to his first round demolition in the quarter-finals. “What a night of boxing it was,” said Sauerland of the breathtaking doubleheader at The SSE Hydro […]
William Cruz, the trainer of IBF champ Emmanuel Rodriguez, explains why he pushed Naoya Inoue’s trainer at the media workout for Saturday’s WBSS bantamweight semi-final at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow. “Team Inoue think they will beat us, and there is a lot of fans thinking ‘Manny’ will lose,” said Cruz. “But on May 18 […]
Rodriguez: “We will shut up some people’s mouths, we are going to make history!” Puerto Rico’s Emmanuel ‘El Sensacional’ Rodriguez (19-0, 12 KOs) is totally confident of defending his IBF title when he faces Japan’s pound-for-pound star ‘Monster’ Naoya Inoue (17-0, 15 KOs) in the WBSS bantamweight semi-final on Saturday at The SSE Hydro in […]
Former IBO World Flyweight Champion and boxing legend Nonito Donaire rolled back the years last Saturday evening, demolishing game challenger Stephon Young with a knockout of the year candidate in round 6 of their world title contest in the coveted World Boxing Super Series tournament last Saturday evening. In what was a great contest to […]
Japanese superstar Naoya Inoue faces Emmanuel Rodriguez on May 18 for the Puerto Rican’s IBF strap in their 118lb Ali Trophy semi-final. The SSE Hydro will be rocking as the IBF bantamweight title bout takes place the same night as Scotland’s Josh Taylor takes on Belarus’ IBF World champion Ivan Baranchyk in a semi-final of […]
The IBF world bantamweight champion, Emmanuel “Manny” Rodríguez (19-0, 12 KOs) and his team left for Havana, Cuba to continue training for his unification fight against WBA world champion Naoya Inoue (17-0, 15 KOs). This is the semifinal round of the acclaimed World Boxing Super Series. The date and venue of the event will be […]
Emmanuel Rodriguez (19-0, 12 KOs) gives insights on preparations for his Bantamweight Ali Trophy semi-final against Japanese ‘Monster’ Naoya Inoue (17-0, 15 KOs) and predicts to face Zolani Tete in the final. How has life been since winning your quarter-final against Jason Moloney? “I rested for three weeks, spending time with family and friends, and […]
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 Sunday’s Ali Trophy Quarter-Finals at the Yokohama Arena, Yokohama. “I am going for the KO, I am going to finish him,” […]
Three-weight World Champion, Naoya Inoue, is ready to compete for the Muhammad Ali Trophy in the bantamweight edition.
Naoya Inoue scored his 16th professional victory and 14th via knockout to become the new World Boxing Association (WBA) World Bantamweight Champion.
This Friday, May 25th, at the Ota City General Gynasium in Tokyo, Japan, World Boxing Association (WBA) World Bantamweight Champion Jamie McDonnell (29-2-1, 13KO’s) is set to defend his title against Naoya Inoue (15-0, 13KO’s).
There’s a monster looming on the horizon as the recently confirmed World Boxing Super Series bantamweight tournament leans towards the halfway completion mark.
Jamie McDonnell will once again aim to overturn the threat of a Japanese nuisance as he prepares to face Naoya Inoue on May 25th in the Asian’s backyard.
Promoter Eddie Hearn in planning a massive challenge for Jamie McDonnell as a trip to Japan looks on the cards for the Yorkshireman.
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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. The world title fight marks the first for an Uprising Promotions combatant, with the bout taking place at the Bunka Gym in Yokohama, Japan.
Roman Gonzalez tasted defeat for the second time running as he failed to avenge his defeat to Wisaksil Wangek (Srisaket Sor Rungvisai) after a crushing fourth-round KO.
WBO super-flyweight champion Naoya Inoue proved what all the fuss is about with a brutal stoppage win over Antonio Nieves in Carson.
Cleveland’s Antonio “Carita” Nieves is going into his first world title fight having grown up watching the kind of damage a movie monster from Japan can inflict.
IBF Light Flyweight title holder Akira Yaegashi improved his record to 24-5 with a split decision victory over Martin Tecuapetla at the Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo, Japan.
Nicaraguan puncher Roman Gonzalez recorded a 34th knockout from his 40th victory to capture the WBC flyweight title and become a three-weight world champion.
‘Monster’ Naoya Inoue stops IBF champ Emmanuel Rodriguez to set up Nonito Donaire showdown and Josh Taylor dropped Ivan Baranchyk twice on his way to winning the IBF world title and booking his place in the WBSS final. Japan’s phenomenon Naoya Inoue needed just two rounds to blast his way past Puerto Rico’s Emmanuel Rodriguez […]
Things got heated between Team Inoue and Team Rodriguez at Tuesday’s workout ahead of Saturday’s sensational WBSS semi-finals at the SSE Hydro; Naoya Inoue vs. Emmanuel Rodriguez and Josh Taylor vs Ivan Baranchyk. A member of Rodriguez’s team pushed Inoue’s father and trainer, Shingo Inoue when he was taking photos of the Puerto Rican IBF […]
WBA champ Naoya Inoue (17-0, 15 KOs), the Japanese pound-for-pound star, has landed in Glasgow, Scotland ahead of his WBSS bantamweight semi-final against Puerto Rico’s IBF titleholder Emmanuel Rodriguez (19-0, 12 KOs). “I am happy to be in Scotland,” said Inoue. “I’m excited to be fighting in front of the Scottish fans and I am […]
Inoue & Rodriguez to contest vacant Ring title in WBSS Semi-Final in Glasgow On May 18 at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland The Ring 118-pound championship is confirmed to be on the line for Japan’s Naoya Inoue and Puerto Rico’s Emmanuel Rodriguez. Boxing magazine The Ring has awarded world championships in professional boxing within […]
Ota-City Gym in Tokyo, Japan hosted three big title bouts on Sunday as a trio of top stars were in action. In the main event, Masayuki Ito defended his WBO Super Featherweight Title with a seventh round stoppage win over Evgeny Chuprakov. Ito was riding an eight-fight winning streak before the contest. He proved too […]
Emmanuel Rodriguez retained the IBF Bantamweight World title with a twelve round split decision over previously undefeated Jason Moloney and Yunier Dorticos scored a unanimous decision over Mateusz Masternak in his Ali Trophy Quarter-Final Saturday at the CFE Arena in Orlando. The scores were 115-113 for Moloney and two times 115-113 for Rodriguez when the […]
Naoya Inoue proved once again why he is the ‘Monster’ with yet another mammoth performance. The Japanese star and multi-weight world champion took just 70 seconds to win his World Boxing Super Series bout. A lightning fast straight right hand was all she wrote as Juan Carlos Payano crumbled. Inoue, the pre-tournament favorite, seems destined […]
With just 24 hours remaining before the first punch is thrown, the World Boxing Super Series revealed the broadcast details for this weekend’s launch. Naoya ‘Monster’ Inoue headlines the maiden event of Season II in Yokohama this Sunday, and until now, TV details were unconfirmed for several countries. DAZN hold the rights for the USA, […]