The ambitious plans of the 'Monster' Inoue to shine in the United States by ESPN may have alterations
Nonito Donaire thus punished Naoya Inoue.
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His name is Naoya Inoue, he is Japanese and he has won World Championships in three different categories during his unbeaten career as a professional.
However, the 26-year-old fighter considered one of the best on the planet pound for pound in a select group that includes Mexican Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko, paid the price in his most recent triumph.
Last Thursday, Inoue surpassed by decision the experienced Filipino Nonito Donaire to unify bantamweight titles. The judges saw the Japanese winner with ballots of 117-109, 116-111 and 114-113 in the city of Saitama.
The reality is that Inoue was in danger at certain moments of the fight, as in round 9 when Donaire put him in bad condition with a right to the face. The monster" the final assaults were closed and closed very strong, even achieving a demolition of his opponent in round 11 after violent liver stroke.
On Saturday, Inoue (19-0) and his team revealed that in addition to the terrible cut on the eyelid of his right eye, the champion suffered orbital bone fracture, which is the one around the eye, and also the nose.
As a result, Inoue's ambitious plans to undertake major fights in the United States through its new promotional contract with Top rank so that their fights are transmitted by ESPN, it can have alterations.
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