Canelo’s loss and knockout will make me No. 1 in the pound – Inoue before the fight with Donaire


In a few hours in Saitama (Japan), local WBA Super/IBF champion Naoya Inoue (22-0, 19 KOs) and WBC belt holder Filipino Nonito Donaire (42-6, 28 KOs) will determine the bantamweight hegemon in a rematch. The fighters met here in 2019 – the result of the 12-round slugfest was the victory of the favorite Inoue. That was the final World Boxing Super Series (WBSS).

Inoue – Donaire 2: from pissed underpants to legend status – WMMAA rematch preview

Ahead of the rematch, Inoue stated that he was interested in leadership in ranking of the best boxers in the world, regardless of weight categories. He believes that the task is very real, given the recent defeat of the ex-leader R4R Mexican Saul Canelo Alvarez Russian Dmitry Bivol.

“Canelo’s loss made me realize that I have to win a spectacular rematch to lead the pound. After the last fight, I became better in everything. There were no changes in the preparation for the battle. I still have many plans for my career ahead of me, there are still many unconquered peaks ahead. Therefore, I consider this fight to be exactly the same checkpoint as all the previous and following fights, ”-
announced the favorite.

Naoya Inoue – Nonito Donaire 2: forecast for the fight on June 7

Mike Tyson thinks that motherfucker Inoue is cooler than Manny Pacquiao. Donaire disagrees with him: “I’m the best.” And Nonito assured that he would beat the “Monster” in a rematch.

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