Inoue hires 2 Pinoy sparmates as he prepares for Donaire showdown

Glendale G. Rosal 04/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Undefeated Japanese world champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue hired two Filipino prospects as his sparring partners to prepare for his world title unification bout against Nonito Donaire on June 7, 2022, in Japan. Inoue…

Inoue announces Donaire rematch on Twitter

Glendale G. Rosal 03/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The unbeaten Japanese world champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue officially announced on Twitter his rematch with reigning WBC world bantamweight champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. on June 7, 2022, in Saitama Super…

Boxing champ Inoue accepts Casimero challenge but on one condition

Glendale G. Rosal 08/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Unbeaten Japanese world champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue accepts the challenge to fight the reigning WBO world bantamweight champion John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero on one condition.  In his August 18 tweet, Inoue, the…

Japan’s ‘Monster’ Inoue KOs Pinoy foe, retains bantam titles

Glendale G. Rosal 06/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Japanese world champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue continues to extend his impressive unbeaten winning streak after easily scoring a third round knockout victory against Filipino Michael “Hot and Spicy” Dasmariñas on Saturday June 19,…

Inoue-Donaire 2 in the works? Nonito, Naoya meet again

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 06/18/2021

MANILA, Philippines—A rematch could be looming for bantamweight champions Naoya Inoue and Nonito Donaire. In a video that Top Rank posted on social media, the two met and exchanged pleasantries ahead of Inoue’s press conference with Filipino…

WBA, IBF champ Inoue to fight IBO champ Dasmariñas in June

Glendale G. Rosal 03/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Boxing fans from all over the world will get a different showdown than what they expected. This after, the unbeaten WBA and IBF world bantamweight champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue won’t be facing Filipino WBO…

Casimero-Inoue, Ancajas title fight postponed over virus

Mark Giongco‎ - INQUIRER.net 03/17/2020

The keenly-awaited showdown between Filipino John Riel Casimero and Japanese Naoya Inoue scheduled next month has been postponed due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Aside from the Casimero-Inoue bantamweight title unification bout, two other world championship…

Johnriel Casimero set to face Naoya Inoue in title unification bout

Mark Giongco‎ - INQUIRER.net 01/25/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Another Filipino boxing champion in Johnriel Casimero gets a crack at undefeated Japanese Naoya Inoue in a title unification bout likely to be held on April 25 in Las Vegas. Casimero, the WBO bantamweight…

Inoue wins over Donaire via unanimous decision

Mars G. Alison 11/07/2019

Naoya “Monster” Inoue (19-0-0,16KOs) of Japan remained undefeated after outlasting former four-division world champ Nonito Donaire (40-6-0,26KOs) of the Philippines via unanimous decision to win the Muhammad Ali trophy in the World Boxing Super Series and unified…

WBA Bantamweight Champion Inoue taps ALA boxers as sparring partners

Mars G. Alison 03/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — World Boxing Association (WBA) Bantamweight Champion Naoya Inoue of Japan has tapped ALA Boxing Promotions KJ Cataraja and Jeo Santisima as his sparring partners. Cataraja is the WBO Youth Super Flyweight champion while…

Yap, Inoue clash in world title eliminator

Glendale G. Rosal 09/10/2018

FILIPINO ring warrior Mark John “Journeyman” Yap faces unbeaten Japanese Takuma Inoue today in a world title eliminator bout for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) world bantamweight title at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. This…

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