In 2019, Nonito Donaire and Naoya Inoue placed on a struggle followers will always remember. On Tuesday, the 2 will run it again. On June 7 contained in the Saitama Tremendous Area in Japan, Inoue and Donaire will compete for the WBC, WBA (Tremendous), IBF, and The Ring bantamweight titles. 

Inoue turned professional in 2012. He gained the WBC light-flyweight and the WBO junior-bantamweight titles in 2014. Inoue defended the WBO title seven instances. He gained the WBA (Common) bantamweight title in 2018 in opposition to Jamie McDonnell.

Inoue competed within the World Boxing Tremendous Sequence bantamweight event from 2018-2019.

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The good news for Naoya Inoue and hardcore boxing fans alike is that the rest of the mainstream sports world is finally starting to get a glimpse at just how great “The Monster” truly is.  

Inoue, a three-division champion from Japan, defended his pair of 118-pound titles last weekend when he dropped mandatory challenger Michael Dasmarinas three times to the body en route to a third-round TKO.  

The fight was the second straight for Inoue in the United States after joining forces with co-promoter Top Rank, which saw Inoue’s fights showcased in primetime on ESPN for

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